A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
Virtual enter here sign
07/13/20

More than 3000 scientists gather online for Neutrino 2020

A dash of virtual reality helps replicate the serendipitous interactions of an in-person conference when participants are scattered across the globe.

MVM assembly
05/05/20

Physics community designs simplified ventilator

The Mechanical Ventilator Milano, or MVM, went from concept through approval by the US Food and Drug Administration in a little over a month.

The LBNF beamline will use a one-megawatt capable focusing horn to direct the charged particles that become neutrinos.
11/13/19

How do you make the world’s most powerful neutrino beam?

DUNE will need lots of neutrinos—and to make them, scientists and engineers will use extreme versions of some common sounding ingredients: magnets and pencil lead.

CMS modules at Fermilab Test Beam Facility ( FTBF )
11/05/19

Put it to the test beam

Before a detector component can head to its forever home, it has to pass the test.

Reidar profle
10/28/19

Hahn shot first

After 32 years as Fermilab’s staff photographer, Reidar Hahn is retiring—and saying farewell with a final collection of photos in Fermilab’s art gallery.

An illustration of the DUNE experiment
10/24/19

ARAPUCA: Let there be light traps

Latin American institutions are instrumental in creating photon detectors for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

Cosmic Design artwork
09/27/19

Behind the “Cosmic Design”

Artist Shanthi Chandrasekar explains the mixture of art and physics in her new gallery exhibit at Fermilab.

An illustration of Becky Thompson skydiving next to Spectra
09/12/19

Q&A: Becky Thompson

Meet the comic-creating, triathlete, Hufflepuff physicist who’s also the new head of Fermilab’s Office of Education and Public Outreach.

Pixel electronics
08/01/19

Powered by pixels

An innovative use of pixel technology is making liquid-argon neutrino detectors even better. 

Physics Slang
06/11/19

The language of physics

10 more words that mean something different to scientists.

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