Fermilab news for employees and users

Game-changing neutrino experiments

This neutrino-watchers season preview will give you the rundown on what to expect to come out of neutrino research in the coming years.

John Cornele retires June 1

Cornele currently works on cryo lines for the NOvA project, Mu2e and Muon g-2.

Simone Marcocci wins INFN Bruno Rossi Prize

In April, the Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics announced that Fermilab postdoctoral neutrino physicist Simone Marcocci had won the Bruno Rossi Prize for his Ph.D. thesis work.

The personal side of science

The Story Collider visits Fermilab to highlight true stories from scientists.

Patrick Weber to lead Fermilab’s South Dakota Services Division

The South Dakota native will put his expertise in government and education to work supporting the LBNF/DUNE project.

Children learn all about the lives of bison. Photo: Jessica Jensen
Playgroup visits the bison and asks, “Why do the bison keep having babies?”

Playgroup and some new friends visited the bison barn. We saw the baby bison and had an opportunity to ask questions of the bison herdsman.

Chief and division head meetings

Fermilab chiefs and division heads will be holding regular meetings with their organizations following each director’s all-hands meeting.

From Chief Safety Officer Martha Michels: ESH&Q’s top five

The Environment, Safety Health and Quality Section held an all-hands meeting on May 7. Here are the top five messages.

Five (more) fascinating facts about DUNE

Engineering the incredible, dependable, shrinkable Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

A tour of the MINERvA neutrino experiment was one of the highlights of the program for members and staff of the House Science Committee. Photo: Reidar Hahn
Delegation from the House Science Committee visits Fermilab

A five-member bipartisan delegation toured the laboratory, met a Nobel laureate, and discussed the flagship LBNF/DUNE neutrino project.

Butch Hartman retires after 40 years at Fermilab

Hartman has been with the lab for four decades, and while his section has undergone a number of name changes — Safety Section, ESH, ESH&Q — his diligence and appreciation for the lab’s mission has remained constant.

Relativistic velocity: when 1 + 1 = 1

Two cars, heading toward one another head-on at a velocity, have a closing velocity of twice that velocity. But at very high speeds, this intuition of adding velocities wrong. In this 9-minute video, Don Lincoln explains how to add velocities in a relativistic environment.

Inside the Large Hadron Collider

If two protons collide at 99.9999991 percent the speed of light, do they make a sound?

From PIP-II Project Director Lia Merminga: PIP-II’s top five

I’d like to share with you — whether you are actively involved in PIP-II or are generally interested in PIP-II’s progress — the top five takeaways from our May 11 all-hands meeting.

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