A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
An illustration of particles on a celestial seesaw
11/06/18

The quest to test quantum entanglement

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

An illustration depicting scientists hunting for a discovery
09/25/18

How not to be fooled in physics

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

Illustration of people in larger green offices vs one person in smaller pink office
07/03/18

Think big, go small

Nothing beats a small experiment for the breadth of experience it gives the scientist.

Collage of Stephen Hawking including: Oxford university, eye tracker, gravitational waves, equations, and a disability symbol
05/29/18

Approaching disability like a scientist

People with disabilities are underrepresented in STEM.

Illustration of a view of the LHC for people with visual impairments (red, black, green, blue, pink, grey, white)
03/13/18

LHC exhibit expands beyond the visual

The touring Tactile Collider event explores new ways to access Large Hadron Collider science through touch, sound and live interaction.

Illustration of rectangular strips of color running from left to right and top to bottom. Sphere with waves of color coming out
02/06/18

Learning to speak quantum

Particle physicists are studying ways to harness the power of the quantum realm to further their research.

Cityscape background, woman with stars in her eyes looks on towards the stars
09/12/17

Clearing a path to the stars

Astronomers are at the forefront of the fight against light pollution, which can obscure our view of the cosmos.

Image of physicists who worked on Dragonfly 44
10/20/16

99 percent invisible

With a small side project, astronomers discover a new type of galaxy.

Desktop muon detector
08/19/16

The $100 muon detector

A doctoral student and his adviser designed a tabletop particle detector they hope to make accessible to budding young engineering physicists.

Neutrino cocktails
06/07/16

The neutrino cocktail

Neutrinos are a puzzling mixture of three flavors and three masses. Scientists want to measure them down to the last drop.

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