2010 News

Professor Jolie Cizewski's recent work with her former postdoc, Kate Jones, now a professor at University of Tennessee, has attracted great notice

They studied the structure of the doubly magic tin-132 nucleus through the addition of a neutron to form tin-133. The results impact on the r-process which produces heavy nuclei in supernova explosions.

The work was published in Nature, one of only a few papers a year from the department to appear in that journal. The work has been described in