A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
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What is dark energy?

It’s everywhere. It will determine the fate of our universe. And we still have no idea what it is.

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How do you solve a puzzle like neutrinos?

When it comes to studying particles that zip through matter as though it weren’t even there, you use every method you can think of.

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A goldmine of scientific research

The underground home of the LUX dark matter experiment has a rich scientific history.

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High adventure physics

Three groups of hardy scientists recently met up in Antarctica to launch experiments into the big blue via balloon.

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Ten things you might not know about antimatter

Antimatter has fueled many a supernatural tale. It's also fascinating all by itself.

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Extreme cold and shipwreck lead

Scientists have proven the concept of the CUORE experiment, which will study neutrinos with the world’s coldest detector and ancient lead.

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Seeing the CMS experiment with new eyes

The wonders of particle physics serve as a springboard for a community-building arts initiative at Fermilab.

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Our flat universe

Not a curve in sight, as far as the eye can see.

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10 unusual detector materials

The past century has generated some creative ideas for tracking particles.

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Dark horse of the dark matter hunt

Dark matter might be made up of a type of particle not many scientists are looking for: the axion.