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Fermilab scientist Laura Fields receives $2.5 million DOE award to study beams of shape-shifting ghost particles

Laura Fields has won an Early Career Research Award from the Department of Energy to help physicists better understand the composition of neutrino beams used by Fermilab experiments. Her work will help gather and validate results that could shed...
5-Aug-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dark Energy Survey census of the smallest galaxies hones the search for dark matter

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey have used observations of the smallest known galaxies to better understand dark matter, the mysterious substance that makes up 85% of the matter in the universe. The smallest galaxies can contain hundreds to...
4-Aug-2020 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Robert Ainsworth awarded $2.5 million to improve particle beams for high-intensity experiments

Fermilab scientist Robert Ainsworth has won a $2.5 million Department of Energy Early Career Research Award to study different ways of ensuring stability in high-intensity proton beams. By studying how certain types of beam instabilities emerge and...
29-Jul-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ArgoNeuT sheds light on electron neutrino interactions

The ArgoNeuT collaboration has published new measurements of the neutrino interaction channel critical for future experiments that seek to understand the difference between matter and antimatter in the world of neutrinos. Their paper presents new...
24-Jul-2020 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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U.S. Department of Energy unveils blueprint for the quantum internet at ‘Launch to the Future: Quantum Internet’ event

The U.S. Department of Energy unveils a report that lays out a blueprint strategy for the development of a national quantum internet, bringing the United States to the forefront of the global quantum race and ushering in a new era of communications....
23-Jul-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Two construction projects reach major milestones at Fermilab

Partners celebrate the site dedication of the Integrated Engineering Research Center and the groundbreaking for the PIP-II cryoplant building.
22-Jul-2020 6:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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More than 3,000 neutrino scientists gather online for Neutrino 2020

A dash of virtual reality helps replicate the serendipitous interactions of an in-person conference when participants are scattered across the globe.
13-Jul-2020 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fermilab achieves 14.5-tesla field for accelerator magnet, setting new world record

Fermilab scientists have broken their own world record for an accelerator magnet. In June, their demonstrator steering dipole magnet achieved a 14.5-tesla field, surpassing the field strength of their 14.1-tesla magnet, which set a record in 2019....
13-Jul-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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