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Quantum Network Between Two National Labs Achieves Record Synch

Recently, a team of researchers with the Illinois‐Express Quantum Network (IEQNET) successfully deployed a long-distance quantum network between two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories using local fiber optics. The experiment marked the...
27-Jun-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fermilab Engineers Develop New Control Electronics for Quantum Computers That Improve Performance, Cut Costs

Quantum computing experiments now have a new control and readout electronics option that will significantly improve performance while replacing cumbersome and expensive systems. Developed by a team of engineers at Fermilab in collaboration with the...
29-Apr-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Accelerator at Fermilab Approved for Construction Start

The Department of Energy has formally approved the start of full construction for the PIP-II project, an upgrade to the Fermilab accelerator complex that includes a new linear accelerator. PIP-II is an essential enhancement that will power the...
20-Apr-2022 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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CDF Collaboration at Fermilab Announces Most Precise Ever Measurement of W Boson Mass to Be in Tension with the Standard Model

Scientists of the Collider Detector at Fermilab collaboration have achieved the most precise measurement to date of the mass of the W boson, one of nature’s force-carrying particles. The measured value shows tension with the value expected based...
7-Apr-2022 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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MicroBooNE experiment’s first results show no hint of a sterile neutrino

For more than a decade, scientists have wondered whether a theorized new particle, a fourth kind of neutrino called the sterile neutrino, might exist in our universe. Evidence of this would add a new particle to the physicists’ best theory, the...
27-Oct-2021 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dark Energy Survey releases most precise look at the universe’s evolution

The Dark Energy Survey collaboration has created the largest ever maps of the distribution and shapes of galaxies, tracing both ordinary and dark matter in the universe out to a distance of over 7 billion light years. The results are based on the...
28-May-2021 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ICARUS gets ready to fly

The ICARUS detector, part of Fermilab’s Short-Baseline Neutrino Program, will officially start its hunt for elusive sterile neutrinos this fall. The international collaboration led by Nobel laureate Carlo Rubbia successfully brought the detector...
21-May-2021 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Argonaut project launches design effort for super-cold robotics

A new robotics project named Argonaut at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory will share that same name and spirit of adventure. Argonaut’s mission will be to monitor conditions within ultracold particle detectors by...
21-May-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Roger Snyder becomes permanent DOE site office manager at Fermilab

As the representative of Department of Energy Office of Science at Fermilab, Snyder will continue to suppor...
05 Aug 2022

Why aren’t neutrinos adding up?

Physicists take on the mystery of the missing (and extra) neutrinos. The post ...
04 Aug 2022

Engineer Kavin Ammigan wins $2.5M award for high-power accelerator target research

Kavin Ammigan won an Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy to research new materials for hi...
03 Aug 2022

6 views of working in particle physics without a PhD

Symmetry chats with scientists and engineers about doing important work in physics without a doctoral degr...
02 Aug 2022

A minute with Tim Hobbs, theoretical physicist

Physicist Tim Hobbs works on neutrino and QCD theory and enjoys cooking and international travel. T...
01 Aug 2022

Fermilab wins a 2022 EPEAT Purchaser Award

Bestowed by the Global Electronics Council, the EPEAT Purchaser Awards recognize excellence in the sustaina...
28 Jul 2022

Fermilab takes science to Pride

This summer, members of Fermilab’s LGBTQ+ community represented the lab in the Chicago and Aurora Pride P...
27 Jul 2022

PIP-II transportation test frame is ready for action

Successful assembly was the result of a collaboration among three institutions in three countries. T...
25 Jul 2022

Elisabeth Krause wins 2022 URA Early Career Award

The astrophysicist won the 2022 Early Career Award from the Universities Research Association for her work ...
21 Jul 2022

NYU Langone plans to partner with Fermilab’s SQMS to advance MRI analysis

Researchers look toward quantum computing to help medical-imaging scientists achieve the goal of accurately...
20 Jul 2022

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