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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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
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
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
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