A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
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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.

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06/10/15

LHC physicists preserve Native American voices

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

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05/14/15

The accelerator in the Louvre

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

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02/03/15

Tracking glaciers with accelerators

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

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01/06/15

Accelerator-powered carbon dating

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

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07/21/14

Helping cancer treatment hit its mark

A prototype CT scanner could improve targeting accuracy in proton therapy treatment.

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06/24/14

Computing power for all

The Open Science Grid enables faster, more efficient analysis of LHC data—and also contributes to advancements in fields from geology to medicine.

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06/03/14

Beam on: My father’s fight with cancer

After working with particle accelerators his entire professional career, Heather Rock Woods’ father placed himself in the path of a beam to fight cancer.

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05/13/14

Building artificial body parts with particle beams

Companies are using an electron-beam 3-D printing process to manufacture medical implants.

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02/04/14

A second chance at sight

Silicon microstrip detectors, a staple in particle physics experiments, provide information that may be critical to restoring vision to some who lost it.

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