Last Open House: April 20, 2013
FRIB and NSCL open doors to the community to show what nuclear science is and how our work helps solve some of the greatest mysteries in the universe. This event is your opportunity to look behind the scenes at one of the world's leading rare-isotope research facilities. Discover how our search for rare isotopes could help us understand supernova explosions and where the elements in your body came from.
What you can do at the Open House:
Availability: Open to all visitors, no appointment necessary.
Directions: Download instructions for parking, then follow signs to entrance.
Scott Bustabad demonstrates electromagnetism to the crowd.
Nicki Larson and Gary Westfall explain diffraction.
Sasha Chemey talks to guests who are about to enter the K500 Cyclotron vault.
Zach Kohley explains how MoNA-LISA detects neutrons.
Chandana Sumithrarachchi points out a few rare isotopes on the chart of the nuclides.
Open House guests take in all the exhibits in the SRF area.