From CNN, Nov. 20, 2018: Fermilab scientist Don Lincoln talks about a stellar stream called S1, which consists of nearly 100 stars of similar age and composition, orbiting the Milky Way in a direction exactly opposite that of normal stars.
From 9 to 5 Google, Nov. 15, 2018: The LHC’s massive physics experiments will require computing capacity that is an estimated 50-100 times higher than today. Google finds the challenge exciting and has already been working with Fermilab and Brookhaven National Laboratory to store and analyze data from the LHC using the Google Computer Engine.
From Suburban Chronicle, Nov. 16, 2018: Funding has been finalized, design work is under way and construction is now set to start next summer. Construction is likely be completed by the end of 2021.
From The Chicago Maroon, Nov. 12, 2018: Fermilab Chief Research Officer Joe Lykken appears in this overview of the Nov. 8-9 Chicago Quantum Summit.
From University of Portsmouth Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, Nov. 10, 2018: Researchers have analyzed new Dark Energy Survey data to provide one of the most accurate measurements of the Hubble constant to date.
From WDCB’s First Light, Nov. 11, 2018: On the surface, it may seem a little strange for a high level research center to turn to the veteran community as a resource for new workers. For Fermilab, it’s been a perfect match. Listen to the 11-minute segment.
From Chicago Tribune, Nov. 11, 2018: VetTech is an internship program started in 2016 at Fermilab in Batavia to entice veterans with technical experience as a way of offsetting a generation of electrical and mechanical technicians now beginning to retire.
From Kane County Chronicle, Nov. 8, 2018: Fermilab’s internship program expands to include more student veterans.
From Daily Herald, Nov. 7, 2018: Fermilab’s innovative VetTech program began when Fermilab approached the College of DuPage about hiring student veterans in such fields as engineering, computers, automotive service, manufacturing and HVACR for full-time paid internships.
From the Department of Energy, Nov. 8, 2018: Working with interagency partners, DOE is striving to advance the quantum frontier.