From the Associated Press, Dec. 17, 2016: In 1978, Fermilab director Robert Wilson praised Goldwasser, saying, “The successes of the lboratory, the firm foundation for the future, the cultural ambience, the spirit of opportunity for all, the international importance of our work, are all monuments to his sense of the value of science and its place in our society.”
From Cosmos, Dec. 12, 2016: Particle physics is petrolhead science – a particle-revving, high-octane demolition derby near the speed of light. Cathal O’Connell looks ahead to new ‘Higgs factories’ on teraelectronvolt, megawatt and gigadollar scales.
From WDCB News’ The Arts Section, Dec. 11, 2016: Reporter Brian O’Keefe interviews Deputy Director Joe Lykken, Art Gallery Curator Georgia Schwender, and artist Ellen Sandor, Fermilab’s latest artist-in-residence, about reaching the public through the power of visual art in this 10-minute radio piece. The Fermilab segment begins at 15:40.
From Forbes, Dec. 2, 2016: The latest search results released by the CMS collaboration rule out two classes of hypothetical particles, gluinos and squarks, below about 1.4 TeV in energy.
From The Aurora Beacon-News, Dec. 1, 2016: Physics Slam V, had five scientists looking to present physics in a way that was accessible, understandable, entertaining and, well, poetic. Read the article and view the 3-minute video.
From Google Cloud Platform Blog, Nov. 14, 2016: Google Cloud Platform is now a supported provider for HEPCloud, a project launched in June 2015 by Fermilab’s Scientific Computing Division to develop a virtual facility providing a common interface to local clusters, grids, high-performance computers and community and commercial clouds.
From the Aurora Beacon-News, Nov. 10, 2016: Artist Ellen Sandor spent months talking with Fermilab scientists and learning about the ways they study subatomic particles called neutrinos.
From Inside Science, Nov. 2, 2016: In this 3-minute video, DUNE co-spokesperson Mark Thomson talks about Fermilab’s search for neutrinos and how scientists capture the rare interactions of the elusive particles. Fermilab’s DUNE animation is featured.
From Deep Thoughts, Oct. 24, 2016: The science at Sanford Lab directly contributes to South Dakota’s economy, and according to the facility, it’s only going to grow with the installation of LBNF.
From Northwest Quarterly, Oct. 10, 2016: Our universe is a mystery. We don’t know what most of it is made of; we don’t know how it all works. But by using the largest, most complex machines in the world, scientists at Fermilab are figuring it out.