Construction  has begun on the future site of MSU's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams -- FRIB. (credit:

US Senate Panel OKs Next Step In $550M MSU ‘FRIB’ Project

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved $55 million for the next step in the development of a $550 million physics research project at Michigan State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013


Tech Tour Day Eight: Super Spartans

The great thing about Michigan State University is that I could do Tech Tours from now until Doomsday and they’d never run out of cool things to show me.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2011

An artist's rendering of Michigan State University's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, now under construction behind its existing National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. MSU photo.

Michigan State Steps Up Project Pace For Atom Smasher

Michigan State University is picking up the pace on plans for hosting a $615 million nuclear research center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2011

MSU Atom Smasher Passes Crucial Milestone

Michigan State University’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams project passed an important milestone last week when it earned what’s known as CD-1, or critical decision 1, approval. This approval from the U.S. Department of Energy […]