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Recoil distance method lifetime measurements at TRIUMF-ISAC using the TIGRESS Integrated Plunger 

Recoil distance method lifetime measurements at TRIUMF-ISAC using the TIGRESS Integrated Plunger  | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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Lightning creates radioactive isotopes - physicsworld.com

Lightning creates radioactive isotopes - physicsworld.com | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Radiation from delayed nuclear decays spotted in thunderstorm
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Russia finds 1,000-times normal level of radioactive isotope after nuclear incident claims

Russia finds 1,000-times normal level of radioactive isotope after nuclear incident claims | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Russia’s meteorological service said on Tuesday it had measured pollution of a radioactive isotope at nearly 1,000 times normal levels in the Ural mountains, the first official Russian data supporting reports that a nuclear incident had taken place.
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2018 Lise Meitner Prize for Nuclear Science: call for nominations | e-EPS

The board of the Nuclear Physics Division of the European Physical Society (EPS) calls for nominations for the 2018 Lise Meitner Prize. The award will be given to one or several individuals for outstanding work in the fields of experimental, theoretical or applied nuclear science.
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Characterizing near-surface elemental layering on Mars using gamma-ray spectroscopy: A proof-of-principle experiment

Characterizing near-surface elemental layering on Mars using gamma-ray spectroscopy: A proof-of-principle experiment | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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Proxy-SU(3) symmetry in heavy nuclei: Prolate dominance and prolate-oblate shape transition

Proxy-SU(3) symmetry in heavy nuclei: Prolate dominance and prolate-oblate shape transition | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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New theory rewrites opening moments of Chernobyl disaster

New theory rewrites opening moments of Chernobyl disaster | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
A brand-new theory of the opening moments during the Chernobyl disaster, the most severe nuclear accident in history, based on additional analysis is presented for the first time in the journal Nuclear Technology, an officia
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Europe sets priorities for hunting cosmic particles

Europe sets priorities for hunting cosmic particles | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Club of physics funding agencies pushes for projects including a neutrino observatory in the Mediterranean Sea.
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New Atomic and Nuclear Physics laboratory established at Baku branch of Lomonosov Moscow State University

New Atomic and Nuclear Physics laboratory established at Baku branch of Lomonosov Moscow State University | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Rector of the Baku branch of Lomonosov Moscow State University, academician Nargiz Pashayeva has met with scientists of the University's Research Institute of Nuclear Physics who in Baku to organize work of the Baku branch's newly established Atomic and Nuclear Physics laboratory
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ICFA issues statement in support of 250 GeV International Linear Collider (ILC)

ICFA issues statement in support of 250 GeV International Linear Collider (ILC) | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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Energy levels arising from resonant two-body forces in a three-body system (aka Efimov states)

Energy levels arising from resonant two-body forces in a three-body system (aka Efimov states) | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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An easy-to-build desktop muon detector

Great idea for a student project and outreach activities!
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AGLAÉ : une nouvelle version de l'accélérateur

AGLAÉ : une nouvelle version de l'accélérateur | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
AGLAÉ : une nouvelle version de l'accélérateur
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Russia, in Reversal, Confirms Radiation Spike

Russia, in Reversal, Confirms Radiation Spike | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
The state weather service in Moscow acknowledged “extremely high pollution” in a region close to a sprawling Soviet-era nuclear plant.
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The Periodic Table of Endangered Elements

The Periodic Table of Endangered Elements | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it


Until recently, humanity has treated the Earth as an infinite resource. As the Earth's population has exploded over the past cen
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Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel

Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
The Japanese government and companies used radiation-hardened machines to search for the fuel that escaped the plant’s ruined reactors.
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Squishy or Solid? A Neutron Star’s Insides Open to Debate | Quanta Magazine

Squishy or Solid? A Neutron Star’s Insides Open to Debate | Quanta Magazine | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
The core of a neutron star is such an extreme environment that physicists can’t agree on what happens inside. But a new space-based experiment — and a few more
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Proton beams initiate 'Ion billiards' in this novel material synthesis method

Proton beams initiate 'Ion billiards' in this novel material synthesis method | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
A team of Hokkaido University researchers has developed a novel material synthesis method called proton-driven ion introduction (PDII) which utilizes a phenomenon similar to "ion billiards." The new method could pave th
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Rutherford's Den, Christchurch: The room Ernest Rutherford used that changed the world

Rutherford's Den, Christchurch: The room Ernest Rutherford used that changed the world | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
It's hard to overstate what a superb science museum Rutherford's Den in Christchurch is, writes Steve Meacham.
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'Holy Grail' Hadron: Scientists Are Close to Detecting the Elusive Tetraquark Particle

'Holy Grail' Hadron: Scientists Are Close to Detecting the Elusive Tetraquark Particle | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Like finding a needle in a haystack of haystacks
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French institute suspects nuclear accident in Russia or Kazakhstan in September

French institute suspects nuclear accident in Russia or Kazakhstan in September | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
A cloud of radioactive pollution over Europe in recent weeks indicates that an accident has happened in a nuclear facility in Russia or Kazakhstan in the last week of September, French nuclear safety institute IRSN said on Thursday.
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Viewpoint: Doubly Magic Nickel

Viewpoint: Doubly Magic Nickel | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Two independent experiments on the isotope copper-79 confirm that its nuclear neighbor nickel-78 is indeed a doubly magic nucleus.
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