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LPC announces 2018 CMS-LPC Distinguished Researchers

The DR program has been a defining feature of the LHC Physics Center at Fermilab for the last seven years.

Introducing Irwin’s Cybersecurity Corner

The Cybersecurity Team proudly presents a new web series covering a range of topics in cybersecurity.

Look out for signs on oxygen deficiency hazards

Fermilab is now posting caution signs for areas that rely on engineered controls to prevent oxygen deficiency hazards.

Kate Gregory joins Fermilab as special advisor to the COO

A retired rear admiral in the United States Navy and former Fermi Research Alliance Board member, Kate Gregory will serve as a valued resource to the lab’s leadership team.

Chris Polly is new Muon g-2 co-spokesperson

Polly’s two-year term will oversee the experiment beginning full operations.

Photographer Adam Nadel selected as Fermilab’s new artist-in-residence for 2018

Fermilab is pleased to announce that New York-based photographer Adam Nadel has been selected as the lab’s artist-in-residence for 2018.

Burt Holzman is one of 14 Fermilab employees who visited local schools for Hour of Code in December. Holzman visited second- through fifth-grade classrooms at Wolf’s Crossing Elementary School in Aurora.
Fermilab Computing partners with Argonne, local schools for Hour of Code

As part of Computer Science Education Week on Dec. 4-10, Fermilab partnered with Argonne National Laboratory on an initiative to bring Hour of Code activities and coding role models to local schools.

Mind the ice

Here are some tips to help you judge whether or not an iced over pond near you is safe for recreational activity.

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The first cryomodule for SLAC's LCLS-II X-ray laser departed Fermilab on Jan. 16. Photo: Reidar HahnNEW
Fermilab delivers first cryomodule for ultrapowerful X-ray laser at SLAC

A Fermilab team built and tested the first new superconducting accelerator cryomodule for the LCLS-II project, which will be the nation’s only X-ray free-electron laser facility.

The ProtoDUNE detector is being assembled at the European laboratory CERN. Photo: Maximilien Brice, CERNNEW
The biggest little detectors

The ProtoDUNE detectors for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment are behemoths in their own right.

From left: Donatella Torretta, Bill Badgett and Angela Fava fine tune the White Rabbit synchronization system for the Fermilab Short-Baseline Neutrino Program. Photo: Reidar Hahn
Timing neutrinos with White Rabbit

Particle detectors won’t be late, be late for a very important date.

Voyage into the dark sector

A hidden world of particles awaits.

Caught on camera: Dark Energy Survey’s independent discovery from ROC West

The recent observation of the neutron star collision and merger on Aug. 17 was a momentous event, and one of the places it was first observed was right here in Fermilab’s Remote Operations Center-West.

Rivers in the sky

Local communities named newly discovered stellar streams for bodies of water close to home.

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UK builds vital component of global neutrino experiment

From the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council, Jan. 16, 2018: A UK team has just completed their first prototype anode plane assembly, the largest component of the DUNE detector, to be used in the ProtoDUNE detector at CERN.

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