A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
12/21/12

Holiday characters take over the physics lab

Ever wonder if a particle collider could give you a faster way to cook your turkey, or how much antimatter it would take to power your holiday lights?

12/19/12

US-CERN partnership to accelerate neutrino research

US institutions are working with the SHINE experiment at CERN to better understand the particle interactions that produce neutrinos.

12/18/12

A model partnership

Bucking the “ivory tower” stereotype, particle theorists dive into Large Hadron Collider experimental searches and come up with a new way to look at the data.

12/13/12

Ironing out an astrophysics problem

Using an X-ray laser, scientists unravel the longstanding conundrum of why extreme plasmas in space look different than expected.

12/12/12

DOE grants CD-1 approval to LBNE project

The Long-Baseline Neutrino Experiment took another step forward, receiving approval from the US Department of Energy for the first phase of the project.

12/11/12

Fundamental Physics Prize recognizes Higgs hunters

The Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation will honor leaders at the Large Hadron Collider and its CMS and ATLAS experiments with a special $3 million prize.

12/11/12

Decay channel

When particles decay, they transform into lighter particles. Physicists can predict how often a particle will decay into certain end products.

12/10/12

Zombies invade the LHC in student-made horror film

Decay, a low-budget horror film starring PhD students and postdocs at CERN, has been released online.

12/07/12

‘Human calculator’ Wim Klein advanced physics, inspired others

Math whiz Wim Klein, born a century ago, moved physics forward with his calculations as computer developers worked to catch up with him.

12/06/12

Budget woes force rethink of proposed flagship physics experiment in Italy

The Italian government has withdrawn funding for a high-profile proposed experiment. Scientists are now brainstorming other ways to advance particle physics.

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