October 15, 2021

Creating and Studying Radioactive Molecules Advances Nuclear Structure and Fundamental Symmetry Studies

Scientists measure radioactive molecules at the extremes of physics.

September 7, 2021

Scientists See Evidence of First-Order Phase Change in Nuclear Matter

Measurements of particle “flow” and hot matter created in low-energy collisions provide key data in understanding nuclear phase transition.

September 2, 2021

The Magic Is Gone for Neutron Number 32

Measurements of nuclear charge radii and state-of-the-art nuclear models challenge the magic of neutron number 32 in potassium isotopes.

August 25, 2021

Computers Help Scientists Understand the Particles that Make Up Atoms

A team studied some of the smallest particles in the Universe on the nation’s fastest computer, Summit at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.