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Saint Mary's University led subatomic physics research project IRIS at TRIUMF has uncovered the heaviest isotope of helium to be unexpectedly deformed in shape.

  

Saint Mary's University led subatomic physics research project IRIS at TRIUMF has uncovered the heaviest isotope of helium to be unexpectedly deformed in shape. 

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The research is supported by NSERC, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Research Nova Scotia, National Research Council of Canada.

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