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From BNL: "sPHENIX Gets CD0 for Upgrade to Experiment Tracking the Building Blocks of Matter"

Brookhaven Lab

January 13, 2017
Karen McNulty Walsh

First step on a path toward a detector with unprecedented capabilities for deciphering how the properties of the hottest matter in the universe emerge from the interactions of its fundamental particles. 631 more words

Basic Research

Applications of Nuclear Physics

Anna C. Hayes
Today the applications of nuclear physics span a very broad range of topics and fields. This review discusses a number of aspects of these applications, including selected topics and concepts in nuclear reactor physics, nuclear fusion, nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear-geophysics, and nuclear medicine. 197 more words


A thought-provoking article worth considering.  Some of their data isn’t quite up to date, but this doesn’t hurt the article’s ideas or sentiments; though the simple answer for why we’re not doing all this is not that the points aren’t valid, and that some of these speculations may well be correct, but we’re literally looking for a needle in a cosmic haystack, and we have to start somewhere. 22 more words


Large Wavelength Laser Stimulation

This year I have written twenty four different posts about lasers in various applications. It pleases me to end with a round twenty five as my final score. 315 more words

Particle Physics

'Star in a Jar’ Fusion Reactor Works

New tests verify that Germany’s Wendelstein 7-X fusion energy device is on track to safely suspend plasma in magnetic fields.

Source: ‘Star in a Jar’ Fusion Reactor Works and Promises Infinite Energy

An entirely new kind of electrical generation system could create abundant clean energy and also dispose of nuclear waste.


See full article at Seeker.com