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Nuclear Science Advisory Committee issues plan for U.S. nuclear physics research


October 15, 2015

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The Nuclear Science Advisory Committee, or NSAC, has publicly released "Reaching for the Horizon, The 2015 Long Range Plan for Nuclear Science." The new plan was unanimously accepted by NSAC, a committee composed of eminent scientists who have been tasked by the Department of Energy and NSF to provide recommendations on future research in the field.Full Story

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