|New ion source nears completion||
Work on NSCL's next-generation ion source reached a major milestone Thursday with the ignition of plasma. The successful test puts project a hair's-breadth away from its ultimate goal – increasing the availability of...
|Quantum chemistry-inspired mathematical tool helps physicists pare down huge datasets and explain heavy nuclei||
March 14, 2007
|Experiment explores elusive properties of symmetry energy||
After years of preparation, an NSCL-based experiment is poised to help nuclear scientists peer at nucleus-nucleus collisions with unprecedented accuracy. The results of the experiment, which was run at NSCL at the...
|Whitepaper on NSCL capability upgrade released||
A detailed whitepaper released Dec. 7 outlines plans for the Isotope Science Facility (ISF) – a major capability upgrade replacing the Coupled Cyclotron Facility at the NSCL. The proposed ISF will provide the nuclear...
|NSF Director on NSCL: "We feel our investment is well placed here"||
National Science Foundation Director Arden Bement visited the NSCL Thursday to help celebrate a $100 million, five-year NSF grant to the laboratory. Other attendees included Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich.; Reps. Mike...
|PAN XIII brings the next generation of nuclear scientists to the NSCL||
The thirteenth annual Physics of Atomic Nuclei (PAN) program brought 11 teachers and 22 pre-College students to the NSCL. This JINA-cosponsored program encouraged students' curiosity in nuclear science while giving...
|NSCL Professor co-recipient of prestigious Sackler Prize||
The 2006 Sackler Prize in Physical Sciences in the field of Theoretical or Experimental Nuclear/Hadron Physics was awarded to NSCL's Professor Thomas Glasmacher "for development of new sensitive methods of studying...
|Nickel-56 not so doubly magic?||
The magnetic dipole moment of Copper-57 was deduced in an experiment employing the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) technique, which is similar-but superior in sensitivity-to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) employed...
|NSCL Professors elected as APS fellows||
NSCL's Professors Thomas Glasmacher and Michael Thoennessen have been elected as Fellows of the American Physical Society (APS). The citation for Thomas Glasmacher reads: "For his important contributions to in-beam...
|NSCL helps to serve up "perfect liquid"||
Scientist at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)—including a NSCL research group lead by University Distinguished Professor Gary Westfall—created a new state of hot and dense matter out of quarks and gluons...