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Rock transportation system is ready for excavation of DUNE caverns

The Fermilab-hosted international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment will shoot the world’s most powerful beam of neutrinos from the Department of Energy’s Fermilab in Illinois to detectors 800 miles (1,300 kilometers) away at the Sanford...
6-May-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First results from Fermilab’s Muon g-2 experiment strengthen evidence of new physics

7-Apr-2021 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fermilab delivers final superconducting particle accelerator component for world’s most powerful laser

Fermilab gives a sendoff to the final superconducting component for the LCLS-II particle accelerator at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California. LCLS-II will be the world’s brightest and fastest X-ray laser. A partnership of particle...
18-Mar-2021 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Method for determining electron beam properties could help future ultraviolet, X-ray synchrotron light sources

Fermilab user and University of Chicago PhD candidate Ihar Lobach explains how his team used Fermilab’s IOTA electron storage ring to glean insights that can be difficult to obtain on an electron beam and how this proof of principle could benefit...
18-Mar-2021 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SpinQuest: Putting together the proton spin puzzle

SpinQuest is a collaboration of 50 individuals from 13 institutions from around the world. It starts at Fermilab’s Main Injector accelerator, which will fire our familiar protons at a polarized target. A quark from a proton in the proton beam and...
10-Mar-2021 6:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Particle detector at Fermilab plays crucial role in Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment

One of the DUNE near detector’s subdetectors, SAND, will detect neutrinos with an electronic calorimeter, which measures particle energy, and a tracker, which records particle momenta and charge. A second subdetector will use liquid argon to mimic...
4-Mar-2021 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Testing wraps up for first Fermilab-designed cryomodule for PIP-II accelerator

A Fermilab team has completed tests for a crucial superconducting segment for the PIP-II particle accelerator, the future heart of the Fermilab accelerator chain. The segment, called a cryomodule, will be one of many, but this is the first to be...
1-Mar-2021 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Coffea speeds up particle physics data analysis

The prodigious amount of data produced at the Large Hadron Collider presents a major challenge for data analysis. Coffea, a Python package developed by Fermilab researchers, speeds up computation and helps scientists work more efficiently. Around a...
19-Feb-2021 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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SQMS Center at Fermilab announces Carolyn B. Parker Fellowship for postdocs

Fermilab’s Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center is announcing a new fellowship opportunity f...
06 May 2021

Rock transportation system is ready for excavation of DUNE caverns

Fermilab contractors have successfully commissioned a system that will move 800,000 tons of rock to create spa...
05 May 2021

8 students awarded DOE Graduate Student Research Fellowships

Eight students have received the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Rese...
29 Apr 2021

Fermilab’s Jeny Teheran wins leadership award from Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers awarded Fermilab's Jeny Teheran the 2020-2021 Excellence in Lea...
28 Apr 2021

Fermilab welcomes first baby bison of the year

The first baby bison of the season was born in the morning on April 26, 2021....
26 Apr 2021

Modeling collisions between argon nuclei and neutrinos from a supernova

A new computer program called MARLEY simulates supernova neutrino interactions in argon-based particle detecto...
16 Apr 2021

Gina Rameika elected DUNE co-spokesperson

On April 1, Gina Rameika assumed the role of co-spokesperson for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, ele...
15 Apr 2021

High school students to talk one-on-one with STEM professionals at Fermilab’s online STEM Career Expo

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory offers its popular annual Science, Tec...
14 Apr 2021

Sensitive qubit-based technique to accelerate search for dark matter

Quantum bits acting as particle detectors offer a fast and highly reliable means of solving one of the great m...
12 Apr 2021

First results from Fermilab’s Muon g-2 experiment strengthen evidence of new physics

The first results from the Muon g-2 experiment hosted at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory show fundamenta...
07 Apr 2021