Collision for the curious

Visiting the GSI Helmholtzzentrum Darmstadt, where scientists use very large machines to make the smallest things in the universe collide —to find the missing heavy elements in our periodic table.

For Science Notes Magazine, Issue “Zusammen”, 2019
Darmstadt, Germany, 2019
Text: Lissi Pörnbacher

Foils for isotopes after they have been a target for accelerated isotopes