November 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Hadrons Running In Circles
As if to say, “Hi, the LHC is up and proton beams are zipping about the accelerator, smashing into one another. And, by the way, I’m using a Macbook Pro.” I have a feeling you won’t find black holes, or Windows 7 at the LHC. Hells yeah! [Read the article.]
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.