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Fusing Fermilab physics with art

Fermilab’s 2017 artist-in-residence, Jim Jenkins, melds pieces of physics experiments into his creations.

DUNE exceeds expectations

The DUNE collaboration continues to grow as they make notable progress on detector prototypes and components.

The secret life of Higgs bosons

Are these mass-giving particles hanging out with dark matter?

Fermilab organizes Hidden Figures STEM program for local students

At a showing of the blockbuster movie followed by a Q&A with Fermilab scientists, students from diverse backgrounds were encouraged to pursue STEM careers.

Fermilab plants rare orchids to support population of endangered species

Eastern prairie fringed orchids are planted at seven sites throughout its campus, promoting the growth of this rare species.

Seeing inside your body

Imagine your flesh becoming transparent enough to see everything going on inside your body — or someone else’s. Yucky, but really interesting.

Show your affection with physics valentines

When it comes to love, sometimes you have to say it with science.

In photos: Fermilab Family Open House on Feb. 11

The event included opportunities to talk with lab employees, a panel discussion, tours, a physics carnival and a liquid-nitrogen show.

Installation phase of next-generation dark energy experiment begins

Installation has begun for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, a next-generation astrophysics tool. Fermilab is managing key parts of the construction of the instrument, which will begin its five-year observation run in 2019.

Subatomic Smackdown

When it comes to talent, versatility and the power to change the world, which atomic particle is the champ? Read what our four contenders have to say—then you decide.

Registration open for Fermilab Small Business Fair

Registration is now open for Fermilab’s 2018 Small Business Fair, to be held on March 14. Representatives from local small businesses are invited to discuss opportunities to strengthen relationships between the lab and the local business community.

Learning to speak quantum

Particle physicists are studying ways to harness the power of the quantum realm to further their research.

Fermilab’s Muon g-2 experiment officially starts up

The experiment aims for unprecedented precision in measuring an important property of the muon, one that could open a window into new physics.

At the intersection of science and architecture

Fermilab's Short-Baseline Neutrino program buildings, which translate the requirements of neutrino experiments into architecture, win ALA Gold Award.

Coding has no gender

With Feb. 11 marking the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, female physicists, engineers and computer scientists from CERN and Fermilab share their experiences of building a career in science.

Everyone’s invited to Fermilab’s annual Family Open House on Feb. 11

Fermilab’s Family Open House is a chance for the whole family to spend an afternoon learning about science in a hands-on way and have fun doing it. This year’s event runs from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11.

Sterile neutrino sleuths

Meet the detectors of Fermilab’s Short-Baseline Neutrino Program, hunting for signs of a possible fourth type of neutrino.

Muon machine makes milestone magnetic map

The Muon g-2 team has begun the important step of measuring the experiment’s magnetic field to unprecedented precision.

Eric Dahl awarded APS 2018 Primakoff Award

He receives the honor for fundamental contributions to the development of new techniques for the direct detection of dark matter.

Fermilab Community Advisory Board seeks new members

Fermilab is seeking new members for its Community Advisory Board, which meets every other month and includes neighbors from the Chicagoland area.

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