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Doubly magic discovery of tin-100

Author
  1. Phil Walker
Published
June 1994
Page(s)
28
Article Type
Physics in Action

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Article summary

With the detection at the end of April of the “doubly magic” nucleus tin-100, Jörg Friese and co-workers at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI), Darmstadt, in Germany have acquired one of the holy grails of nuclear physics.