Recent Releases


Officials at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced today (December 11) that the nonprofit organization Friends of Fermilab has received a $143,000 grant from the Illinois State Board of Education.

Experimenters at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced at the Laboratory’s weekly All-Experimenters’ Meeting on November 18, 1996, that they had begun to detect atoms of antihydrogen produced in a gas-jet target in the Fermilab Antiproton Accumulator.

At a collaboration meeting in San Rafael, Argentina, scientists of the Pierre Auger Project, whose goal is to discover the source of very high-energy cosmic rays, today (September 13) announced the choice of the project’s northern-hemisphere observatory.

Scientists of the Pierre Auger Project, whose goal is to discover the source of very high-energy cosmic rays, will announce the choice of the project’s northern-hemisphere observatory at a meeting in San Rafael, Argentina on September 12. The 150-member collaboration will choose among three sites: one in western Spain, one in the western U.S., and one in Mexico.

Officials at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory today (August 5) announced the start of construction for a system of automatic gates at the Laboratory’s main entrance at Pine Street and Kirk Road.

Officials at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory today (June 12) announced the temporary closing of the Pine Street entrance on the Laboratory’s west side, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on June 13.

In recognition of “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work” Day, the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory plans a series of activities for employees and their children.

The Association of Science and Technology Centers in Washington, D.C. has named William F. Fracarro, a fourth-grade teacher at Clifford A. Johnson School in Wheaton/Warrenville District 200, to the 1996 ASTC Honor Roll of Teachers.

Officials at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory responded today (March 19) to the announcement of the Clinton administration’s Congressional Budget Request for fiscal year 1997, beginning October 1, 1996.

An article to appear in the February 9 issue of Science describes results contained in a paper submitted to Physical Review Letters by the 450-member Collider Detector at Fermilab collaboration.