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Title: Rare Isotopes in Cosmic Explosions and Accelerators on Earth

Rare isotopes are nature's stepping stones to produce the heavy elements, and they are produced in large quantities in stellar explosions. Despite their fleeting existence, they shape the composition more »of the universe and the observable features of stellar explosions. The challenge for nuclear science is to produce and study the very same rare isotopes so as to understand the origin of the elements and a range of astronomical observations. I will review the progress that has been made to date in astronomy and nuclear physics, and the prospects of finally addressing many of the outstanding issues with the future Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), which DOE will build at Michigan State University.« less
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Title: Rare Isotopes in Cosmic Explosions and Accelerators on Earth
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Publication Date: 2009-08-26
OSTI Identifier: 1017190
DOE Contract Number: AC02-07CH11359
Other Number(s): TRN: US1201596
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: Fermilab Colloquia, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batvia, Illinois (United States), presented on August 26, 2009
Research Org: FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS ; 79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY ; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS ; ACCELERATOR FACILITIES ; ASTRONOMY ; ELEMENT ABUNDANCE ; EXPLOSIONS ; ISOTOPES ; NOVAE ; NUCLEAR PHYSICS ; ORIGIN ; SHAPE ; THERMONUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS ; UNIVERSE
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:09:46
System Entry Date: 2016-01-28