A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
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08/31/15

Construction approved for world's most powerful digital camera

It would take 1500 high-definition television screens to display just one image from the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope's high-resolution camera.

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08/27/15

Looking for strings inside inflation

Theorists from the Institute for Advanced Study have proposed a way forward in the quest to test string theory.

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08/26/15

Scientists accelerate antimatter

Accelerating positrons with plasma is a step toward smaller, cheaper particle colliders.

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08/25/15

All about supernovae

Exploding stars have an immense capacity to destroy—and create.

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08/20/15

Q&A: Marcelle Soares-Santos

Scientist Marcelle Soares-Santos talks about Brazil, neutron stars and a love of discovery.

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08/18/15

The age of the universe

How can we figure out when the universe began?

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08/17/15

Dark Energy Survey finds more celestial neighbors

The observation of new dwarf galaxy candidates could mean our sky is more crowded than we thought.

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08/13/15

MicroBooNE sees first cosmic muons

The experiment will begin collecting data from a neutrino beam in October.

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08/12/15

Q&A: Underground machinist

What’s it like being the machinist at the deepest machine shop in the world?

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08/11/15

Testing the nature of neutrinos

The Majorana Demonstrator experiment is looking for a sign that neutrinos are their own antiparticles.

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