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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
Title: Rare Isotopes in Cosmic Explosions and Accelerators on Earth
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Publication Date: 2009-08-26
OSTI Identifier: 987261
DOE Contract Number: AC02-07CH11359
Other Number(s): Other: 090826Schatz
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
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 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS ; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS ; NUCLEAR SCIENCE ; BEAMS ; RARE ISOTOPE
Publisher: Fermilab Colloquia Online: 2000 to the Present Videos of Science Lecture and Presentations from the Colloquium Program at Fermi National Laboratory
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:09:45
System Entry Date: 2017-12-28