Entries from December 2008

Heavy Isotope Facility @ MSU

December 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Michigan State University has been selected as the site for the new Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB). Building on the successful National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), this will continue to make Michigan State a premier facility for accelerator and nuclear physics for many years.

Building the $550M facility is expected to bring $1 billion in economic activity and 400 jobs to Michigan, according to an analysis by the Anderson Economic Group.

(* I see NSCL now has a gift shop and their own YouTube channel!)

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