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A focus on shape coexistence in nuclei

John L Wood (Georgia Tech) and Kris Heyde (Ghent University) are two of the worlds experts on nuclear shapes and shape coexistence.

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ESD Tours MSU's FRIB: A Photo Gallery

EAST LANSING — A dozen members of The Engineering Society of Detroit got a first-hand look at what will become the world’s most powerful linear accelerator Thursday, as ESD offered a members-only tour of the new Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at Michigan State University. 414 more words

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Research Update (28/01/2016-03/02/2016)

It’s been a strange old week in the world of my PhD… I thought everything was going so well by the end of last week. I’d managed to get the code working to get my z corrections sorted (thanks to a colleague in Canada), and everything matched up perfectly. 188 more words

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I AM RADIOACTIVE: the day I became seriously curious

The second hand jerked around the clock face making a faint ticking noise, the hour hand seemed to stand still at 12:45. Two more hours of school left. 921 more words

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It's Been A Long Time... (Research Edition)

I can only apologise for the prolonged absence. I have no real excuse except for the past month. Here’s a rundown of my research progression since my last blog post: 442 more words

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A Star-Powered Future?

Nuclear fusion, the power source of the stars, seems like the perfect solution to all of our energy problems.  It has an abundant fuel, produces no greenhouse gases and has an efficiency four million times greater than that of burning fossil fuels.  548 more words

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