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11/15/22

Madagascar’s path to neutrino physics

Laza Rakotondravohitra was the first Malagasy grad student to conduct research in neutrino physics. He and others are working to ensure he will be far from the last.

09/20/22

Catching neutrinos at the LHC

After the successful initiation of two new detectors, scientists have begun to envision an expanded suite of neutrino experiments at the Large Hadron Collider.

08/23/22

Accelerator operators: pillars of particle physics

It takes years of on-the-job training to learn the ins and outs of particle accelerator operation.

08/09/22

Four (more) things you might not know about antimatter

It’s around you, it’s a part of you, and scientists are still trying to figure it out.

08/04/22

Why aren’t neutrinos adding up?

Physicists take on the mystery of the missing (and extra) neutrinos.

08/02/22

6 views of working in particle physics without a PhD

Symmetry chats with scientists and engineers about doing important work in physics without a doctoral degree.

07/12/22

Final Snowmass meeting to be held next week

The workshop is the culmination of a two-year process to provide a scientific vision and detailed proposals to the planning process for the future of US particle physics.

06/30/22

Four things physicists still wonder about the Higgs boson

Scientists have learned a lot about the Higgs boson in the decade since they discovered it. But intriguing questions remain.

05/24/22

What’s up with the W boson mass?

The CDF experiment at Fermilab measured the mass of the W boson and came up with an answer that no one expected.

03/15/22

Building for science and society

The career of Elaine McCluskey, who most recently served as project manager constructing the future facility for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, has had a lasting impact.

12/07/21

Are leptons all alike?

Building experimental evidence suggests that the electron, muon and tau may feel different forces.

11/30/21

Physics books of 2021

Explore 10 new works related to particle physics and astrophysics, plus a bonus book on math.

11/02/21

From physics to fisheries

Students in the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program hope to use skills they developed at Fermilab to benefit Indigenous communities.

10/27/21

MicroBooNE experiment’s first results show no hint of a sterile neutrino

Four complementary analyses by Fermilab’s MicroBooNE show no signs of a theorized fourth kind of neutrino.

10/12/21

Is dark matter cold, warm or hot?

The answer has to do with dark matter’s role in shaping the cosmos.

08/17/21

The search for the sterile neutrino

Back when it was theorized, scientists weren’t sure they would ever detect the neutrino; now they’re searching for a version of the particle that could be even more elusive.