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10/05/18
Wired

The original statement contained 200 signatures; within a day, 1400 more academics signed.

10/05/18
Gizmodo

The statement both condemns the actions of the speaker and refutes the conclusions he presented.

10/03/18
Fermilab

With a career that spanned more than 60 years, Lederman became one of the most important figures in the history of particle physics.

10/03/18
New York Times

Leon Lederman's ingenious experiments with particle accelerators deepened science’s understanding of the subatomic world.

Progress in plasma wakefield acceleration for positrons

10/09/18

Three new studies show the promise and challenge of using plasma wakefield acceleration to build a future electron-positron collider.

10/04/18

The 3-ton ruler

A specialized measuring machine at SLAC is helping scientists build precise detectors for the ATLAS experiment.

09/27/18

Life as an accelerator operator

Behind some of the world’s biggest scientific instruments are teams with a set of skills you can’t find anywhere else. 

09/25/18

How not to be fooled in physics

Particle physicists and astrophysicists employ a variety of tools to avoid erroneous results.

09/20/18

Dark matter vibes

SuperCDMS physicists are testing a way to amp up dark matter vibrations to help them search for lighter particles.

09/13/18

A whale of a tale

Scientists looking for tiny particles off the coast of Italy stumble upon a much bigger research subject.

09/11/18

A 25-foot thermometer for neutrino science

This instrument developed for DUNE can take 48 temperatures simultaneously and with expert precision.

09/06/18

ProtoDUNE in pictures

Twenty photos, two detectors, one goal.

09/04/18

Changing the game

Willie Rockward applied to college with pro football dreams, but a physics scholarship set him on a different path.