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10/16/17

Scientists observe first verified neutron-star collision

For the first time, experiments have seen both light and gravitational waves released by a single celestial crash.

10/16/17
New York Times

For the first time, astronomers have seen and heard a pair of neutron stars collide in a crucible of cosmic alchemy.

10/12/17

Xenon takes a turn in the LHC

For the first time, the Large Hadron Collider is accelerating xenon nuclei for experiments.

10/09/17
New Scientist

Finally finding extra baryons predicted by decades of simulations validates some of our assumptions about the universe.

Scientists make rare achievement in study of antimatter

10/19/17

Through hard work, ingenuity and a little cooperation from nature, scientists on the BASE experiment vastly improved their measurement of a property of protons and antiprotons.

10/10/17

A play in parallel universes

Constellations illustrates the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics—with a love story.

10/05/17

A radio for dark matter

Instead of searching for dark matter particles, a new device will search for dark matter waves.

09/28/17

Conjuring ghost trains for safety

A Fermilab technical specialist recently invented a device that could help alert oncoming trains to large vehicles stuck on the tracks.

09/28/17

Fermilab on display

The national laboratory opened usually inaccessible areas of its campus to thousands of visitors to celebrate 50 years of discovery.

09/26/17

Shining with possibility

As Jordan-based SESAME nears its first experiments, members are connecting in new ways.

09/19/17

50 years of stories

To celebrate a half-century of discovery, Fermilab has been gathering tales of life at the lab.

09/15/17

SENSEI searches for light dark matter

Technology proposed 30 years ago to search for dark matter is finally seeing the light.

09/12/17

Clearing a path to the stars

Astronomers are at the forefront of the fight against light pollution, which can obscure our view of the cosmos.