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Dozens laid off at local nuclear physics lab

Dozens laid off at local nuclear physics lab | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Jefferson Lab officials told 13News Now the action was taken as part of a broad workforce restructuring effort to ensure the lab meets future mission requirements.
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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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Neutrino detector could see radioactive potassium deep within the Earth

Neutrino detector could see radioactive potassium deep within the Earth | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Proposed experiment would boost our understanding of what heats our planet's interior
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Eigen solutions and entropic system for Hellmann potential in the presence of the Schrödinger equation

Eigen solutions and entropic system for Hellmann potential in the presence of the Schrödinger equation | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
By using the supersymmetric approach, we studied the approximate analytic solutions of the three-dimensional Schrödinger equation with the Hellmann potential by applying a suitable approximation schem
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Physicists Discovered Such an Explosive Type of Fusion They Almost Hid The Results

Physicists Discovered Such an Explosive Type of Fusion They Almost Hid The Results | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
Physicists discover a new kind of fusion that releases huge amounts of energy
Don't panic – it can't be weaponised.
It could have been the dawning of a new subatomic age.
The discovery of a highly energetic form of fusion between quarks comes
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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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Special Issue: Nuclear Materials / Guest Editors: Nicolas Dacheux and Eric Simoni : Radiochimica Acta

Special Issue: Nuclear Materials / Guest Editors: Nicolas Dacheux and Eric Simoni : Radiochimica Acta | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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Looking For Fukushima Contamination in Mushrooms and Soil of Western North America

Looking For Fukushima Contamination in Mushrooms and Soil of Western North America | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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No activity measurements exceeded levels thought to impact human health
137-Cs activity increased in fungi and soil towards the north 134-Cs increased to the south in leaf litter
Chanterelles did not significantly bioconcentrate Cs isotopes
137-Cs and 134-Cs activities were highly variable from sample to sample
137-Cs levels largely reflected non-Fukushima sources from either atmospheric weapons tests in the last century or the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 ..."
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Assessment of the calibration of gamma spectrometry systems in forest environments

Assessment of the calibration of gamma spectrometry systems in forest environments | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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The limits of the nuclear landscape explored by the relativistic continuum Hartree–Bogoliubov theory

The limits of the nuclear landscape explored by the relativistic continuum Hartree–Bogoliubov theory | Nuclear Physics | Scoop.it
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