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JINA Archives 2007

News & Events

The DUSEL Town Meeting was held in Washington, D.C. from November 2 - 4, 2007. It discussed and developed the next phases of the study of a Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory (DUSEL). More information

JINA has joined an international new research alliance "Extremes of Density and Temperature: Cosmic Matter in the Laboratory". Details

The Fourth Argonne/INT/MSU/JINA RIA Theory Workshop on Rare Isotopes and Fundamental Symmetries took place at the Institute for Nuclear Theory, Univ. of Washington, Seattle on September 19 - 22, 2007. Details

A JINA conference on Nuclear Astrophysics took place on August 27 - 30, 2007 at the National Ignition Facility at Livermore, CA. Website

JINA Frontiers 2007 workshop was held at the University of Notre Dame, IN on August 19 - 21, 2007. View details

From July 24 - 27, 2007, a JINA supported conference on "Nuclear Astrophysics Beyond the First 50 Years" was held at Caltech, Pasadena, CA. Website

Freimann Professor Michael Wiescher has been named an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Read more

JINA co-sponsored a conference on "First Stars III" in Santa Fe, New Mexico during July 16 - 20, 2007. Information

JINA postdoc Jorge Pereira has won young scientist award at Tokyo conference. Read more

A JINA success story on the outreach program at MSU. View details

The Science of the Rare Isotope Accelerator (RIA) - A Brochure from the RIA Users Community, 2007. View White Paper

The NSCL at MSU has started with the implementation of a reacceleration capability. The NSCL has prepared a document that summarizes the science case and provides detailed technical information and a cost summary for a major capability upgrade based on a high-power driver accelerator, that now has the working name Isotope Science Facility (ISF). View Details

The first CARINA - JINA Collaboration meeting on "Nuclear Physics Data Compilation for Nucleosynthesis Modeling" at ECT*, Trento, Italy from May 29 - June 1, 2007. Details

A JINA supported workshop on "Experimental opportunities for nuclear astrophysics at the Frankfurt neutron source of the Stern - Gerlach - Zentrum -- The FRANZ Neutron Source" took place during May 21 - 23, 2007 at the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe and the Frankfurt University, Germany. Website

A JINA Special School on Nuclear Mass Models was held at ANL, Argonne, Illinois on May 8 - 16, 2007. View details

Ancient star is found to be 13.2 billion years old! A newly discovery has been released by a research team including a long-term JINA visitor Anna Frebel, JINA visitors Norbert Christlieb, John Norris, Chris Thom and JINA scientific researcher Timothy Beers.
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JINA hosted a special school on “Methods of Direct Nuclear Reactions” from April 9 to 20, 2007 at NSCL, MSU, MI. More Information

JINA’s European Outreach Partner CISCI announces the launch of a new innovative on-line enviroment for science education. The CISCI launch event is available via streaming at their website. Click here

The Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair featured 238 projects created by students in grades four through 12 from public and private schools in St. Joseph, Elkhart and Marshall counties. More than 130 special awards were presented to participants, including three JINA Junior Researcher Awards for projects involving nuclear astrophysics/physics, astrophysics/astronomy, or atomic/nuclear spectroscopy applications. Details

The JINA co-sponsored 4th Workshop on Nuclear Astrophysics was organized at Russbach, Austria from March 3 to 10, 2007. Flyer | Website

JINA / NSCL high school student semifinalist in INTEL Science Talent Search: Jared Dunnmon, a high school student at The Summit Country Day School in Cincinnati OH and working on a JINA project within Michigan State University's High School Honor Science Program in Summer 2005 was selected as Semifinalist of the 66th INTEL Science Talent Search. His research paper presented results on X-ray burst modeling that he obtained in a JINA project carried out at MSU's National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. Website

The DNP Town Meeting "Study of Nuclei/Nuclear Astrophysics" was held on January 19 - 21 in Chicago. This provided an opportunity for the community to provide input for the new Nuclear Physics Long Range Plan. Read More

Applications can be submitted beginning October 2 for a DOE Office of Science SULI Internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory for summer 2007. Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to the laboratories' research programs. Information!

The RISAC report has been publicly released on December 8, 2006.
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