A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
Photo of Photon Science
07/29/14

Partnership generates bright ideas for photon science

Photon science, a spin-off of particle physics, has returned to its roots for help developing better, faster detectors.

Photo of NOvA full
07/28/14

NOvA detector takes shape

Members of the NOvA neutrino experiment celebrated their progress with a visit to their massive detector in northern Minnesota.

Photo of gravitational lensing
07/24/14

How to weigh a galaxy cluster

The study of galaxy clusters is bringing scientists closer to an understanding of the “dark” universe.

Illustration S2B of Exploratorium
07/22/14

Exploratorium exhibit reveals the invisible

A determined volunteer gives an old detector new life as the centerpiece of a cosmic ray exhibit.

Photo of Prototype CT scanner
07/21/14

Helping cancer treatment hit its mark

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

Photo of man at podium with B Book
07/18/14

Scientists set aside rivalry to preserve knowledge

Scientists from two experiments have banded together to create a single comprehensive record of their work for scientific posterity.

Photo of Neutrino Day safety workers
07/16/14

Science inspires at Sanford Lab’s Neutrino Day

Science was the star at an annual celebration in Lead, South Dakota.

Illustration of green robot looking at "Higgs Boson Contest" signs
07/15/14

The machine learning community takes on the Higgs

Detecting new physics isn’t quite like detecting cat videos—yet.

Photo of bullet cluster
07/11/14

US reveals its next generation of dark matter experiments

Together, the three experiments will search for a variety of types of dark matter particles.

Illustration of Day in Life: LarryAbbott
07/08/14

A physicist in the neurobiology lab

After 10 years as a theoretical particle physicist, Larry Abbott discovered a new passion.

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