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Kirk Road closed Aug. 1-3

The BNSF Railroad will close Kirk Road at the railroad crossing between Hubbard Avenue and Wilson Street in the city of Batavia for three days, starting Monday, Aug. 1.

Maintenance and upgrades: the 2016 summer shutdown

Every year, the summer shutdown of the accelerator complex provides a short break in Fermilab accelerator operations. It allows for a brief time to reflect on the successful operation of the past year.

Mu2e reaches its CD-3 milestone

On July 14, the Mu2e Project achieved a significant milestone with the approval of Critical Decision 3, which authorizes start of full construction.

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Synopsis: Testing quantum physics with neutrinos

From Physics, July 26, 2016: A team at MIT analyzes data from Fermilab’s MINOS neutrino experiment. The results rule out a class of realist models in which the evolving system does not depend on any “memory” of its initial state.

 

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August wellness

We are offering half-price pool memberships and mat Pilates.

Chicago to host ICHEP conference Aug. 3-10

More than 1,350 physicists from around the world will converge in Chicago for the biennial ICHEP conference in August to share new research results, announce new projects, and talk about the most intriguing mysteries of the universe.

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Kuhn sunset

The sun sets on a gorgeous evening in the Fermilab Village. Photo: Josh O'Connell, AD

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