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Research Highlights

Here we provide short descriptive summaries of the major accomplishments and highlights of JINA research so far.

Research Highlights (2015 - 2018)
Research Highlights (2012 - 2014)
Research Highlights (2009 - 2011)
Research Highlights (2006 - 2008)
Research Highlights (2003 - 2005)

Major Accomplishments 2015 - 2018

MA 1 || MA 2 || Outreach

MA 1: Nucleosynthesis
Year 2015 - 2018

Neutrinos Before Collapse

Connecting the Dots: From Nucleosynthesis in Early Massive Stars to the Elemental Abundances of the Most Iron-Poor Stars

Probing Nuclear Astrophysics with Chemical Evolution

First Beam and Inauguration of CASPAR

Nuclear experimentalists, theorists, and astrophysicists constrain reaction rates necessary for understanding how massive stars explode

Advanced LIGO and the Origin of the r-Process

Following the Cosmic Evolution Of Pristine Gas

i-process Nucleosynthesis and Mass Retention Efficiency in He-shell Flash Evolution of Rapidly Accreting White Dwarfs

First CASPAR Beam on the Horizon

Impact of (α, n) Reactions on Weak r-Process in Neutrino-Driven Winds

Islands of Non-Explodability and Chemical Evolution

Low-Mass Supernova Triggered the Formation of Our Solar System

Broken Neutron Link in the Sky

A New Study of One of the First Stars

Uncertainties in Galactic Chemical Evolution Models

A Rare and Prolific r-Process Event Preserved in an Ancient Dwarf Galaxy

The Impact of Individual Nuclear Properties on r-process Nucleosynthesis

New Evidence for the i-process in the Early Galaxy

Predicting charged-particle reaction rates with HABANERO

Tracing the Origins of Stardust in the Nuclear Physics Lab

Super-AGB stars: A Nuclear Astrophysics Site for the i-Process

Weak-rate Library for Astrophysical Simulations

The First Age Map of the Galactic Halo

CASPAR Accelerator Assembled Underground

Hubble Space Telescope Near-Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of Bright CEMP-s Stars

A Speed Trap for Nuclei

Discovery of the Brightest Ultra-Metal Poor Star

New 3-D model could solve supernova mystery

Low Energy Fusion Studies for Stellar Carbon Burning

Nuclear Physics Is Needed To Predict White Dwarf Properties


MA 2: Neutron Stars & Dense Matter
Year 2015 - 2018

Improvements for exotic beam experiments at TwinSol

Indirect Studies of (α,p) Reactions along the αp-Process Path and their Influence on Type 1 X-ray Burst Light Curves.

First Science Result With the JENSA Gas-Jet Target

Radioactive Beam Experiment Sheds Light on Nova Explosions

Rp-process in X-ray Bursts May Produce Heavier Elements Faster

A Lower Limit on the Heat Capacity of a Neutron Star Core

Fingerprinting Neutron Stars Through Thermonuclear Bursts

Neutrino Cooling in the Accreted Neutron Star Ocean

Matter Neutrino Resonance in Neutron Star Merger Remnants

Investigating the Thermal Properties of Nuclear Pasta with Neutron Stars

Shallow Heating in Neutron Stars

Measurements Alter Our Understanding of Neutron Star Surfaces


Year 2015 - 2018

Art 2 Science Camp

Art Beat

Physics of Atomic Nuclei

Outdoor Artists at St Patrick's Park

Boy Scout Nuclear Badge Workshop

Partnership with Eastside Connections

Expanding Your Horizons

Partnership with Madison STEAM Academy

PAN-CAKE Workshop for Teachers

Portrait Theater Performances

Science Alive and Countdown Events

JINA-CEE Webinar

Individualized Art 2 Science

Girl Scout Badge: Get to Know Nuclear

PAN @ IMSA Intersession 2015

Science Alive, South Bend, IN


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