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Scientists spot explosive counterpart of LIGO/Virgo's latest gravitational waves

(DOE/Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory) A team of scientists using the Dark Energy Camera (DECam), the primary observing tool of the Dark Energy Survey, was among the first to observe the fiery aftermath of a recently detected burst of gravitational waves, recording images of the first confirmed explosion from two colliding neutron stars ever seen by astronomers.

Fermilab on display

The national laboratory opened usually inaccessible areas of its campus to thousands of visitors to celebrate 50 years of discovery. Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration culminated on Saturday...Show More Summary

Concrete applications for accelerator science

A project called A2D2 will explore new applications for compact linear accelerators. Particle accelerators are the engines of particle physics research at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. They generate nearly light-speed, subatomic particles that scientists study to get to the bottom of what makes our universe tick. Show More Summary

Dark Energy Survey reveals most accurate measurement of universe's dark matter

(DOE/Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory) Dark Energy Survey scientists have unveiled the most accurate measurement ever made of the present large-scale structure of the universe. These measurements of the amount and 'clumpiness' (or...Show More Summary

Come one, come all to Fermilab’s Community Open House on Sept. 23

Fifty years of scientific discovery is a good reason for a celebration. And that’s just what the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory has in store on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fermilab en español (EN)

The particle physics laboratory makes a Spanish connection. Marylu Reyes and her 12-year-old daughter live just a few miles north of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, in West Chicago, Illinois, a town of 27,000 residents with aShow More Summary

Fermilab en español (ES)

El laboratorio de física de partículas establece una conexión en español. Marylu Reyes y su hija de 12 años viven a unas pocas millas al norte de Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, en West Chicago, Illinois, una ciudad de 27,000Show More Summary

Follow the fantastic voyage of the ICARUS neutrino detector

(DOE/Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory) The ICARUS neutrino detector, the largest of its kind, will make its way across the ocean to Fermilab this summer, where it will join the hunt for sterile neutrinos.

Muon magnet's moment has arrived

(DOE/Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory) On May 31, the 50-foot-wide superconducting electromagnet at the center of the Muon g-2 experiment at Fermilab saw its first beam of muon particles from Fermilab's accelerators, kicking off...Show More Summary

This month in Fermilab history: May

It was during the springtime month of May that Fermilab celebrated its first Arbor Day. It also received the name Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in May, during a dedication attended by Laura Fermi. DZero observed its first collisions in May. Show More Summary

Urban Sketchers visit Fermilab

The group brought their on-site drawing practice to the particle physics laboratory. In March, about 30 participants in the Chicago chapter of the artist network Urban Sketchers visited Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, located in west Chicagoland, and sketched their hearts out. Show More Summary

How to make a discovery

Particle physics is a dance between theory and experiment. Meenakshi Narain, a professor of physics at Brown University, remembers working on the DZero experiment at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago in the winter of 1994. Show More Summary

Hey Fermilab, it’s a Monkee

Micky Dolenz, best known as a vocalist and drummer in 1960s pop band The Monkees, turns out to be one of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory’s original fans.

Hey Fermilab, it’s a Monkee

Micky Dolenz, best known as a vocalist and drummer in 1960s pop band The Monkees, turns out to be one of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory’s original fans. “Dear Ms. Higgins,” began the email to an employee of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Show More Summary

Wizardly neutrinos

Why can a neutrino pass through solid objects? Physicist Anne Schukraft of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory explains. Video of 5SniR5U6YTU Have a follow-up question about neutrinos? Ask Anne when she takes over the @symmetrymagShow More Summary

Mainz University to collaborate with US research center Fermilab near Chicago

(Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz) Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is expanding the range of its international research collaboration projects. During a visit to the world-famous Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab),...Show More Summary

Fermi Lab co-founder, physicist Dr. Edwin Goldwasser dies

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory co-founder and physicist Dr. Edwin Goldwasser has died. He was 97.

Pokémon Go shakes up the lab routine

At Fermilab and CERN, students, lab employees and visitors alike are on the hunt for virtual creatures. At Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago, the normal motions of people going about their days have shifted. People who parked their cars in the same spot for years have moved. Show More Summary

Universe Not (Yet) Found to be a Hologram, Bummer

An experiment based at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Illinois, has tested one theory of how the "hologram universe" might work. The post Universe Not (Yet) Found to be a Hologram, Bummer appeared first on WIRED.

Fermilab brings in new artist-in-residence

Chicago innovator Ellen Sandor will create new works based on her experiences at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Chicago artist Ellen Sandor, founder and director of the collaborative artists group (art)n, will be Fermi National...Show More Summary

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