Tag Archives: nuclear physics

On the Origin of Life’s Most Crucial Isotope

Today’s post comes from my day job – writing for the preeminent low energy nuclear physics laboratory in North America. It’s a little bit technical, but the research answers the question as to why there is so much carbon-12 in … Continue reading

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Why Build a Particle DEcelerator?

Every now and then I like to highlight some writing I did for my day job. So yes, it’s another nuclear physics post. But it was published on “Symmetry Breaking,” a blog run by Symmetry Magazine that is intended for … Continue reading

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“Unchangeable” Radiation Rates Could Warn of Dangerous Solar Flares

The sun can be a pretty dangerous neighbor to have. Sure, it gives us warmth and makes life possible on Earth and all that jazz, but it also can be a pain in the ass. Every so often, destabilizations in … Continue reading

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Ions Catch a Wave for Nuclear Science

Okay, so I’m a bit swamped today, so you’re getting another press release word-for-word hand-written by yours truly. It’s still science, it’s still from the Big Ten, and it’s still cool, so enjoy! Or else… When tasked with the challenge … Continue reading

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Two Neutrons at the Same Time

And now may I present you with antoher press release, but one that is yet again fine to distribute unedited as I am the one who wrote it in teh first place. By the way, did you catch the Office … Continue reading

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Rare Isotope Time Trial Gives Insight to Neutron Star Heat Source

It’s a rather busy Monday for me, so I’m going to fail in any attempt to create some new, fresh content for the blog today. Luckily for you, I have a nice press release from MSU all ready to go … Continue reading

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Insights into Exploding Stars from Nuclear Physics

It’s not typically a good idea to simply copy and paste a press release and call it news. In fact, it is heavily frowned on in the journalism world, which I’d like to point out definitely includes blogs. Not only … Continue reading

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