Fermilab news for employees and users


Look out for signs on oxygen deficiency hazards

Fermilab is now posting caution signs for areas that rely on engineered controls to prevent oxygen deficiency hazards.

Kate Gregory joins Fermilab as special advisor to the COO

A retired rear admiral in the United States Navy and former Fermi Research Alliance Board member, Kate Gregory will serve as a valued resource to the lab’s leadership team.

Chris Polly is new Muon g-2 co-spokesperson

Polly’s two-year term will oversee the experiment beginning full operations.

Photographer Adam Nadel selected as Fermilab’s new artist-in-residence for 2018

Fermilab is pleased to announce that New York-based photographer Adam Nadel has been selected as the lab’s artist-in-residence for 2018.

Burt Holzman is one of 14 Fermilab employees who visited local schools for Hour of Code in December. Holzman visited second- through fifth-grade classrooms at Wolf’s Crossing Elementary School in Aurora.
Fermilab Computing partners with Argonne, local schools for Hour of Code

As part of Computer Science Education Week on Dec. 4-10, Fermilab partnered with Argonne National Laboratory on an initiative to bring Hour of Code activities and coding role models to local schools.

Mind the ice

Here are some tips to help you judge whether or not an iced over pond near you is safe for recreational activity.

Energy Secretary Rick Perry, far right, hears about Fermilab's neutrino program, including the international Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment. From left: Fermilab Deputy Director for LBNF Chris Mossey, Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer, incoming Fermilab PIP-II Project Director Lia Merminga, University of Chicago Executive Vice President for Research, Innovation and National Laboratories Eric Isaacs, Fermilab Chief of Staff Hema Ramamoorthi, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Photo: Reidar Hahn
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry visits Fermilab, touts progress in advancing science

Secretary Perry’s visit encompassed the breadth of the Fermilab research program and included a town hall meeting with lab employees and users.

Dmitri Denisov elected APS FIP member-at-large

Serving as FIP member-at-large will give Denisov an opportunity to share his experience with colleagues from all APS forums and divisions and to establish productive and mutually beneficial scientific cooperation.

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From left: Donatella Torretta, Bill Badgett and Angela Fava fine tune the White Rabbit synchronization system for the Fermilab Short-Baseline Neutrino Program. Photo: Reidar HahnNEW
Timing neutrinos with White Rabbit

Particle detectors won’t be late, be late for a very important date.

Voyage into the dark sector

A hidden world of particles awaits.

Caught on camera: Dark Energy Survey’s independent discovery from ROC West

The recent observation of the neutron star collision and merger on Aug. 17 was a momentous event, and one of the places it was first observed was right here in Fermilab’s Remote Operations Center-West.

Rivers in the sky

Local communities named newly discovered stellar streams for bodies of water close to home.

Dark Energy Survey publicly releases first three years of data

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey announced the public release of their first three years of data. This first major release of data includes information on about 400 million astronomical objects.

The 12 Days of Physicsmas

Add some science to your holiday carols.

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UK builds vital component of global neutrino experimentNEW

From the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council, Jan. 16, 2018: A UK team has just completed their first prototype anode plane assembly, the largest component of the DUNE detector, to be used in the ProtoDUNE detector at CERN.

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