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Fermilab’s newest accelerator delivers first results

IOTA is designed to develop technologies to increase the number of particles in a beam without increasing the beam’s size and thus the size and cost of the accelerator. IOTA researchers are investigating a novel technique called nonlinear...
19-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Glimpse Into the Future: Accelerated Computing for Accelerated Particles

A team of scientists led by Fermilab has prototyped a method to use machine learning to analyze data from the Large Hadron Collider.
19-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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First Major Superconducting Component for New High-Power Particle Accelerator Arrives at Fermilab

The first cryomodule for Fermilab's new PIP-II superconducting accelerator has arrived from Argonne National Laboratory.
19-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fermilab, international partners break ground on new state-of-the-art particle accelerator

With a ceremony held on March 15, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory officially broke ground on a major new particle accelerator project that will power cutting-edge physics experiments for many decades to come.
15-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Success after a three-year sprint

The first prototype detector for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is taking data and producing extraordinary pictures of particle tracks.
31-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Dark Energy Survey completes six-year mission

After scanning in depth about a quarter of the southern skies for six years and cataloguing hundreds of millions of distant galaxies, the Dark Energy Survey will finish taking data on Jan. 9.
8-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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First Particle Tracks Seen in Prototype for International Neutrino Experiment

The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the story of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE).
18-Sep-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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LHC scientists detect most favored Higgs decay

Today at CERN, the Large Hadron Collider collaborations ATLAS and CMS jointly announced the discovery of the Higgs boson transforming into bottom quarks as it decays. This is predicted to be the most common way for Higgs bosons to decay yet was a...
28-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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