A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
Image: PhotonScience

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: NOvA full

NOvA detector takes shape

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

Photo: Gravitational lensing

How to weigh a galaxy cluster

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

S2B: Exploratorium

Exploratorium exhibit reveals the invisible

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

Photo: Prototype CT scanner

Helping cancer treatment hit its mark

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

Photo: B Book

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: Neutrino Day safety workers

Science inspires at Sanford Lab’s Neutrino Day

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

Feature: MachineLearning

The machine learning community takes on the Higgs

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

Image: Bullet cluster

US reveals its next generation of dark matter experiments

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

DayinLife: LarryAbbott

A physicist in the neurobiology lab

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