50 Years of Beam—Exploring the Nuclear Frontier

Video: Research Communications and Public Relations

The Luedecke Cyclotron Institute Building is home to one of five US Department of Energy Centers of Excellence, and it serves as the core of Texas A&M University’s nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry program. Jointly supported by DOE and the state of Texas, the Institute is a major technical and educational resource for the state and the nation. Dedicated in 1967, the Institute focuses on conducting basic research, educating students in accelerator-based science and technology, and providing technical capabilities for a wide variety of applications in space science, materials science, analytical procedures and nuclear medicine. Approximately 100 Institute members—scientists, engineers, technicians, support staff, graduate students and undergraduate students—are involved in these programs.