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Meet Spectrum: the lab resource group for the LGBTQA+ community

During Pride Month, we give you an overview of Spectrum, which promotes equity at all levels.

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50th memories: My first day at Fermilab, my first Fermilab ID

I first came to Fermilab in January 1989, when I was a first-year student at The University of Chicago. I had just finished my first quarter of introductory honors physics.

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Computer Security Awareness Day – July 10

CSA Day is an excellent opportunity to learn the basics of computer security. Participants have a chance to win a gift card to The Frontier Pub.

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Happy birthday wishes from Washington and beyond

Government officials in Washington, D.C., wish Fermilab a happy 50th birthday.

Colloquium this week: “A Roadmap For Nuclear Energy Technology”

As the world continues to urbanize and as developing countries continue their trajectory of economic development, the energy need will outpace population growth and will challenge sustainable development.

Fermilab Fishing Derby a success!

More than 75 people of all ages came out to fish. The weather was perfect and the fish were biting!

Bob Cibic retires from Fermilab after quarter-century of service

In his time here, Cibic has completed procurement jobs for a whole host of high-visibility projects and experiments, most recently for Fermilab’s contribution to the LCLS-II program.

Giorgio Chiarelli is new CDF co-spokesperson

Chiarelli has been with CDF since the beginning of the experiment, 35 years ago.

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SCIENCE AND SYMMETRY

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SBND’s cosmic ray tagger begins taking data

The cosmic ray tagger is the first of SBND’s subdetectors to be completed and operational.

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The rise of LIGO’s space-studying super-team

The era of multi-messenger astronomy promises rich rewards—and a steep learning curve.

World’s biggest neutrino experiment moves one step closer

The startup of a 25-ton test detector at CERN advances technology for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

Howie Day records love song to physics

After the musician learned that grad students at CERN had created a parody of his 2004 single “Collide,” he flew to Switzerland to sing it at the LHC.

African School works to develop local expertise

Universities in sub-Saharan Africa are teaming up to offer free training to students interested in fundamental physics.

A speed trap for dark matter, revisited

A NASA rocket experiment could use the Doppler effect to look for signs of dark matter in mysterious X-ray emissions from space.

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