Deep in a former iron mine in what is now a Minnesota state park, scientists and government officials today (July 20) wielded pickaxes to chip away, at least symbolically, at the mysteries surrounding the subatomic particles known as neutrinos.
On Tuesday, July 20, 1999, scientists and officials of the U.S. Department of Energy, the State of Minnesota, DOE’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the University of Minnesota will break ground in a former iron mine, now a Minnesota state park.
The world’s newest particle accelerator officially began its life at the high-energy frontier today with the dedication of the Main Injector accelerator at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson and House Speaker Dennis Hastert will highlight the June 1 dedication ceremonies for Fermilab’s Main Injector accelerator.
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, a Department of Energy National Laboratory, announced today (April 28) that Fermilab physicist William Bardeen has been elected to membership in the prestigious National Academy of Sciences.
Universities Research Association, Inc., which operates the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, has named Michael Witherell, a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a distinguished career in experimental particle physics, to succeed Fermilab Director John Peoples, Jr., on July 1.
Scientists working at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have announced a significant advance in the understanding of the difference in the way matter and antimatter behave.
As summer winds down and the tell-tale colors of autumn emerge, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory once again invites its neighbors to help harvest prairie flower seeds as part of its 20-year effort to restore one of the few tallgrass landscapes remaining in all of Illinois.
Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson will help usher in a new era in physics at the energy frontier when he takes a wrench to four bolts at the Department of Energy¹s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on Thursday, September 24.
About $23,000 worth of customized copper parts are missing from a building at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and are presumed to have been stolen.