# Ingo Wiedenhöver

Ingo Wiedenhöver is associate professor of physics at Florida State University, where he has held a position since 2001. Before that, he was an assistant professor at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory of Michigan State University and a postdoctoral researcher at Argonne National Laboratory. His research includes work on the structure of exotic nuclei and nuclear astrophysics, performing experiments at the accelerator laboratory of Florida State University, the NSCL, and Argonne National Laboratory. He is a member of the user executive committee of the FRIB laboratory and secretary of ARUNA, the Association for Research at University Nuclear Accelerators.

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## Putting a Spin on Superheavy Elements

Published July 3, 2012
Gamma-ray spectroscopy of the superheavy nucleus ${}^{256}$Rutherfordium reveals details of its nonspherical shape and internal structure—the heaviest element for which such information has been obtained.