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The bubble chamber sand mandala

One sprinkle of sand at a time, two artists recreated the moment a particle passed through a detector 30 years earlier.


An astronomical data challenge

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will manage unprecedented volumes of data produced each night.


Taking a collider to the dark energy problem

Every second, the universe grows a little bigger. Scientists are using the LHC to try to find out why.


A taste of particle physics

For physicists Katy Grimm and Katharine Leney, science is a piece of cake.


Tenacious persistence

Fermilab’s Liz Sexton-Kennedy talks to Symmetry about her lifelong drive to learn and how it led to her current role as Chief Information Officer for Fermilab.


Retired equipment lives on in new physics experiments

Physicists often find thrifty, ingenious ways to reuse equipment and resources.


Data scientists face off in LSST machine-learning competition

Data scientists trained computers to pick out useful information from LSST’s hi-res snapshots of the universe.


Success after a three-year sprint

After a rush to start up the first large prototype detector, stellar results show the technology for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is ready to shine.


Remastered 1964 films show origins of SLAC

Two videos now available digitally in high fidelity tell the story of Stanford Linear Accelerator Center’s inception and construction.


The farmer physicist

A graduate student looks for belonging inside and outside academia.


Looking to the literature

Fermilab’s Inclusivity Journal Club seeks answers to difficult social questions in science.


‘A beautiful gathering of two worlds’

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


Dark Energy Survey completes six-year mission

Scientists have only just begun to study the remarkably detailed map they created of a portion of the sky.


Lab Libs

Fill in the blanks for some physics fun.


First critical components arrive for SBND

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


Program offers students a refuge in STEM

REFUGES, started by physicist Tino Nyawelo, aims to give refugees and other underrepresented groups the tools to succeed in STEM.