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Supplying High-Quality Cancer-Imaging Isotopes02.21.19Science Highlight

Supplying High-Quality Cancer-Imaging Isotopes

New method produces high-purity zirconium-89, a diagnostic radionuclide used to image cancerous tumors. Read More »

Do Alpha Particle Condensates Exist in Oxygen Nuclei?02.21.19Science Highlight

Do Alpha Particle Condensates Exist in Oxygen Nuclei?

Yes. Such condensates, analogous to those in carbon-12, in heavier nuclei could change how we describe certain elements. Read More »

MicroBooNE, Machine Learning, and Liquid Argon01.30.19Science Highlight

MicroBooNE, Machine Learning, and Liquid Argon

The MicroBooNE experiment demonstrates the use of machine learning to interpret images made by a liquid-argon particle detector. Read More »

Clarifying Rates of Methylmercury Production12.18.18Science Highlight

Clarifying Rates of Methylmercury Production

New model provides more accurate estimates of how fast microbes produce a mercury-based neurotoxin. Read More »

Heavy Particles Get Caught Up in the Flow09.06.18Science Highlight

Heavy Particles Get Caught Up in the Flow

First direct measurement show how heavy particles containing a charm quark get caught up in the flow of early universe particle soup. Read More »

Small, Short-Lived Drops of Early Universe Matter09.04.18Science Highlight

Small, Short-Lived Drops of Early Universe Matter

Particle flow patterns suggest even small-scale collisions create drops of early universe quark-gluon plasma. Read More »

Modular Fluidic System Developed to Supply Radioisotope Used in Targeted Alpha Therapy 09.04.18Science Highlight

Modular Fluidic System Developed to Supply Radioisotope Used in Targeted Alpha Therapy

Laboratory automation applied to complex radiochemical isolation of astatine-211 from cyclotron-bombarded targets. Read More »

Thorium: A Source of Multiple Medical Isotopes08.29.18Science Highlight

Thorium: A Source of Multiple Medical Isotopes

Proton-irradiated thorium targets are successfully mined for therapeutic radium isotopes. Read More »

Quantum Computing of an Atomic Nucleus08.06.18Science Highlight

Quantum Computing of an Atomic Nucleus

The first-ever computation of an atomic nucleus, the deuteron, on a quantum chip demonstrates that even today’s rudimentary quantum computers can solve nuclear physics questions. Read More »

Is Nature Exclusively Left Handed? Using Chilled Atoms to Find Out06.20.18Science Highlight

Is Nature Exclusively Left Handed? Using Chilled Atoms to Find Out

Elegant techniques of trapping and polarizing atoms open vistas for beta-decay tests of fundamental symmetries, key to understanding the most basic forces and particles constituting our universe. Read More »

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