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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.

In the News

Neutrinos take centre stage

From CERN Courier, July 8, 2016: Established in 2013 following recommendations from the European Strategy document, the CERN Neutrino Platform ensures Europe’s participation in next-generation long- and short-baseline neutrino experiments in Japan and the United States



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.

Photo of the Day

Fish, mermaid or just another Pokémon creature?

Snapped during lunch hour outside IB4, this photo of the clouds is open to several interpretations: shark tail, mermaid, leaping dolphin. But the picture was also taken at a PokéStop, so you be the judge. Photo: Tim Ring

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