A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
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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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LHC physicists preserve Native American voices

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

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The accelerator in the Louvre

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

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From the Standard Model to space

A group of scientists who started at particle physics experiments move their careers to the final frontier.

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Tracking glaciers with accelerators

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

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Accelerator-powered carbon dating

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

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Physicist turned carbon-catcher

Particle physics inspires Arizona State University professor Klaus Lackner's work on climate change.

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Creating a spark

Science has a long history of creativity generated through collaboration between fields.

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Science Hack Day

Astrophysicists inspire space-related projects at a 24-hour hack-a-thon in San Francisco.

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Accelerating the fight against cancer

As charged-particle therapies grow in popularity, physicists are working with other experts to make them smaller, cheaper and more effective—and more available to cancer patients in the United States.