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Chicago Tribune

A group of scientists will transport the world's largest liquid argon neutrino detector across the Atlantic.

New Scientist

I am eager to see DEAP, the world's most sensitive detector before it is sealed off forever.


Italian neutrino experiment to move to the US

The world’s largest liquid-argon neutrino detector will help with the search for sterile neutrinos at Fermilab. 


Mu2e breaks ground on experiment

Scientists seek rare muon conversion that could signal new physics.

You keep using that physics word


I do not think it means what you think it means.


Do you know why I pulled you over?

Exceeding the speed of light has consequences, even——especially?——for neutrinos.


Going public

How the public release of data from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope’s main instrument has affected the hundreds of researchers who use it—and resulted in more and better science.


Journey to the center of the Earth

Using an antineutrino detector based in Japan, researchers can tell what makes the Earth's interior hot and better understand the planet's workings.


Taking the heat out of nuclear waste

Particle accelerators have the potential to address critical issues for the future of nuclear energy.


Bulldoggish on science

West of Chicago, the town of Batavia, Ill., has long been dominated by two images: Fermilab and the local high school mascot, the bulldog.


The Tevatron's proud legacy

Just after 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 30, Fermilab accelerator pioneer Helen Edwards prepared to stop the circulation of subatomic particles in the Tevatron collider for the last time.


X-rays reveal poison in Mona Lisa model

Scientists had already deconstructed Mona Lisa's smile. Now, with intense beams of X-rays, they have analyzed her hair.


Kate Findlay: Collider quilts

The Large Hadron Collider, a steely pinnacle of physics and engineering, doesn’t generally bring soft, snuggly thoughts to mind.