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07/20/17
Stanford

Stanford and University of California researchers found evidence of particles that are their own antiparticles. These 'Majorana fermions’  could one day help make quantum computers more robust.

07/10/17
Daily Herald

Hugh Lippincott, a Fermilab scientist, went on a Skype date while looking for dark matter. He writes that things turned out fine.

07/06/17
CERN

The LHCb experiment at CERN has reported the observation of a new particle containing two charm quarks and one up quark. 

07/06/17
Wired

Particles with two heavy quarks are predicted by the Standard Model theory of particle physics, but this is the first time scientists have been able to confirm they exist.

QuarkNet takes on solar eclipse science

08/16/17

High school students nationwide will study the effects of the solar eclipse on cosmic rays.

06/20/17

A speed trap for dark matter, revisited

A NASA rocket experiment could use the Doppler effect to look for signs of dark matter in mysterious X-ray emissions from space.

06/15/17

From the cornfield to the cosmos

Fermilab celebrates 50 years of discovery.

06/13/17

Fermilab en español (EN)

The particle physics laboratory makes a Spanish connection.

06/13/17

Fermilab en español (ES)

El laboratorio de física de partículas establece una conexión en español.

06/12/17

How to clean inside the LHC

The beam pipes of the LHC need to be so clean, even air molecules count as dirt.

06/08/17

Another year wiser

In honor of Fermilab’s upcoming 50th birthday, Symmetry presents physics birthday cards.

06/06/17

A tale of three cities

An enormous neutrino detector named ICARUS unites physics labs in Italy, Switzerland and the US.

05/30/17

A brief etymology of particle physics

How did the proton, photon and other particles get their names?