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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.

09/21/17

Concrete applications for accelerator science

A project called A2D2 will explore new applications for compact linear accelerators.

09/08/17

Detectors in the dirt

A humidity and temperature monitor developed for CMS finds a new home in Lebanon.

02/23/17

Instrument finds new earthly purpose

Detectors long used to look at the cosmos are now part of X-ray experiments here on Earth.

01/17/17

The value of basic research

How can we measure the worth of scientific knowledge? Economic analysts give it a shot.

 
12/09/16

SESAME to open in 2017

The first synchrotron radiation source in the Middle East is running tests before its planned 2017 start.

12/04/15

After the particle physics degree

Physicist Meghan Anzelc is just as surprised as anyone she wound up with an enjoyable career in the insurance industry.

11/12/15

Giving physics students options

Many physics degree programs excel at preparing students for an academic career, but more than half of those who complete the programs head to industry instead.

10/15/15

From the lab to the classroom

Physicist Jennifer Gimmell shares her love of physics with her students.

06/17/15

Making the portable gamma camera

The end of the Cold War and the cancellation of the Superconducting Super Collider led to the creation of a life-saving medical device.

06/10/15

LHC physicists preserve Native American voices

Physicists are using LHC detector technology to retrieve Native American music from old recordings.

05/14/15

The accelerator in the Louvre

The Accélérateur Grand Louvre d’analyse élémentaire solves ancient mysteries with powerful particle beams.

02/26/15

From the Standard Model to space

A group of scientists who started at particle physics experiments move their careers to the final frontier.

02/03/15

Tracking glaciers with accelerators

To predict Earth’s future, geologists use particle accelerators to understand its past.

01/06/15

Accelerator-powered carbon dating

An accelerator-driven form of carbon dating advances everything from archaeology to personalized medicine.

12/18/14

Physicist turned carbon-catcher

Particle physics inspires Arizona State University professor Klaus Lackner's work on climate change.