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12/19/18
Fermilab

 

The US Department of Energy, the French Atomic Energy Commission and the French National Center for Scientific Research signed statements this month.

12/19/18
Nature

A committee of Japanese scientists concluded that they could not support plans to build the ILC in the country, but the decision rests with the government.

12/17/18

First critical components arrive for SBND

International collaborators are delivering parts to be used in Fermilab's Short-Baseline Neutrino program.

12/17/18
Berkeley Lab

An array of light-sensing photomultiplier tubes for the LUX-ZEPLIN dark matter detector arrives in South Dakota.

12/13/18
Cosmos

A controversial new model would single-handedly explain both dark energy and dark matter.

12/05/18
Science News

The COSINE-100 experiment finds no evidence of the evasive subatomic particles.

12/04/18
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Twenty-five years ago this week, NASA held its collective breath as seven astronauts on space shuttle Endeavour caught up with the Hubble Space Telescope 353 miles above Earth.

12/03/18

LHC ends second season of data-taking

During the last four years, LHC scientists have filled in gaps in our knowledge and tested the boundaries of the Standard Model.

‘A beautiful gathering of two worlds’

01/15/19

CERN inspired famous Dutch fashion artist Iris van Herpen to create her Magnetic Motion collection.

11/08/18

From GED to PhD

Physicist Kira Burt dropped out of school at 16. Now she teaches students that anyone can be a scientist.

11/06/18

The quest to test quantum entanglement

Quantum entanglement, doubted by Einstein, has passed increasingly stringent tests.

10/30/18

They did the smash – they did the Proton Smash

Add some science to your Halloween!

10/25/18

Already beyond the Standard Model

We already know neutrinos break the mold of the Standard Model. The question is: By how much?

10/23/18

The building boom

These international projects, selected during the process to plan the future of US particle physics, are all set to come online within the next 10 years.

10/18/18

Five mysteries the Standard Model can’t explain

Our best model of particle physics explains only about 5 percent of the universe.

10/16/18

Studying the stars with machine learning

To keep up with an impending astronomical increase in data about our universe, astrophysicists turn to machine learning.

10/16/18

Looking for dark matter using quantum technology

Fermilab scientists are harnessing quantum technology in the search for dark matter.

10/09/18

Progress in plasma wakefield acceleration for positrons

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.