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Aug 2012

  • Thu, 08/02/2012 - 12:00am

    JLab's role in FRIB at Michigan State University (The State

    Hendrik Schatz studies exploding stars — or more specifically, what connection exploding stars have to our planet’s existence and the existence of elements on Earth today.

    He suspects that about 15 billion years ago, stars either exploded or collided, sending radioactive particles into the universe. Eventually, these radioactive particles became stable, clinging together to form Earth and many of the elements we use today, such as gold and uranium.

Jul 2012