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Committee on Nuclear Physics

Publication

 

Nuclear Physics: The Core of Matter, The Fuel of Stars

Released 1999

This book describes current activity in understanding nuclear structure and symmetries, the behavior of matter at extreme densities, the role of nuclear physics in astrophysics and cosmology, and the instrumentation and facilities used by the field. It makes recommendations on the resources needed for experimental and theoretical advances in the coming decade.


Committee Members and NRC Staff

 

John Schiffer, Chair, Argonnne National Laboratory
Sam Austin, Michigan State University
Gordon Baym, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Bill Donnelly, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bradley Filippone, California Institute of Technology
Stuart Freedman, University of California, Berkeley
Wick Haxton, University of Washington
Walter Henning, Argonne National Laboratory
Nathan Isgur, CEBAF
Barbara Jacak, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Witold Nazarewicz, University of Tennessee/ORNL
Vijay Pandharipande, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Peter Paul, SUNY/Stony Brook
Steven Vigdor, Indiana University

NRC Staff

Donald C. Shapero, Director
Robert L. Riemer, Senior Program Officer