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New Fermilab news system is launched

Welcome to the new Fermilab news system! Fermilab news and stories are now easier to submit, share, search and browse. This article provides a few tips to find your way around.

A new era for Fermilab international relations

Marcela Carena is the new director of international relations, critical to the success of LBNF/DUNE. She will promote contact and collaboration with global partners, establishing new ties and strengthening existing ones.

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A real wriggler

A snake wriggles away near the IARC Office, Technical and Education Building. Photo: Aaron Sauers, OPTT

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DUNE and its CERN connection

CERN Courier, Nov. 13, 2015: The strong partnership between the US Department of Energy and CERN already established in the LHC program is one of the essential components for the success of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment and the proposed Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility at Fermilab.

University of Chicago celebrates national labs

Hyde Park Herald, Nov. 18, 2015: Mayor Rahm Emanuel and University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer kicked off an event titled “The University of Chicago and Affiliated Laboratories: Powerful Partners in Transformative Science” on Friday, Nov. 13, by pointing to the continued prominence of the university as a national leader is scientific developments.




Video: What good is particle physics?

Fermilab scientist Don Lincoln explains how particle physics research attempts to answer questions of the universe. For those with a more practical bent, he explains how this research is an excellent investment, with a high rate of return for society.

Fourth annual Physics Slam gets good rap

On the same weekend that saw the fourth Hunger Games movie open nationwide, hundreds of people trekked to Fermilab to watch the fourth iteration of our own ruthless competition. Five scientists took the stage on Friday night, and only one left — with a prize, that is.

Charge-parity violation

Matter and antimatter behave differently. Scientists hope that investigating how might someday explain why we exist.