Fermilab news for employees and users


Epic colloquium: How Fermilab changed the course of cosmology

Fermilab played the leading role in creating a new approach in cosmological research, one that involved the fusion of modern particle physics and astronomical cosmology.

See new dimensions of Fermilab at the employee art show

Are the people at Fermilab talented? Yes. And if you doubt it, visit this year’s Fermilab employee art show to become a believer.

Let our education begin

Marge Bardeen, educator and former head of the Fermilab Education Office, tells the story of how a number of dedicated people started the lab’s first education initiatives.

Update on tritium management

Fermilab is dedicated to keeping the amounts of tritium produced and discharged from the site as low as possible.

One minute with Lidija Kokoska, mechanical engineer

At Fermilab, she’s an engineer that’s helping with a critical part of the Mu2e experiment. Outside Fermilab, she’s a rocker.

LCLS-II prototype cryomodule: a success story

A project is like a good book: As you complete one chapter you start the next, but sometimes you cannot wait and you read ahead.

New website for Partnerships and Technology Transfer

The site now has more content and is focused on user-friendly site organization, along with multiple call-to-action items.

Fermilab’s fight against invasive species

With 6,800 acres of natural habitat, Fermilab gets help from dedicated citizens who help maintain a landscape where native species flourish.

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Video: Weak nuclear force: quantum chameleon

Weak force decays change the identity of a particle as well as its electrical charge. Scientists are looking for identity-changing decays with no change in electrical charge, which would point to new physics.

A new gem inside the CMS detector

This month U.S. scientists embedded sophisticated new instruments in the heart of a Large Hadron Collider experiment.

High-energy visionary

Meet Hernán Quintana Godoy, the scientist who made Chile central to international astronomy.

NOvA sees first antineutrino

The observation occurred just two hours after the lab’s accelerator complex switched to antineutrino delivery mode.

Q&A: Dark matter next door?

Astrophysicists Eric Charles and Mattia Di Mauro discuss the surprising glow of our neighbor galaxy.

The life of an accelerator

As it evolves, the SLAC linear accelerator illustrates some important technologies from the history of accelerator science.

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