Electromagnetism and the weak nuclear force are two distinct fundamental forces. That wasn’t always the case.
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Firefighters from across the region came to Fermilab this fall to train how to battle wildland fires. The training also had a positive impact on the lab’s ecology.
The popular public educational event showcased Fermilab science and natural areas.
Phenomenologists must make precise predictions for what they expect DUNE data to look like.
Fermilab astrophysicist receives 2023 DOE Early Career Research award to build more sensitive detectors to observe distant galaxies
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded Guillermo Fernandez Moroni $2.5 million over 5 years to fund his project developing sensors to study the early universe. His work could enable surveying tens of thousands of distant galaxies at a time.
Scientists working on the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment are preparing for the first test of a prototype detector in a neutrino beam.
Fermilab in the news
From Argonne National Laboratory, Nov. 10, 2023
The Trillion Parameter Consortium was recently launched bringing together science teams to address key challenges in advancing AI for science. Fermilab is part of this international group that includes researchers from federal laboratories, research institutes, academia, and industry.
Big Think, Nov.17, 2023
Don Lincoln highlights how a recent development described in the journal Nature involving miniature particle accelerator technology could advance cancer treatment. Although the technology is a long way from being perfected, it could take the form of a pocket-sized accelerator that could irradiate tumors more precisely without damaging health tissue.
From Axios, Nov. 15, 2023
The Chicagoland region is continuing to be recognized as a national leader in quantum technology. Recent events include the opening of the Quantum Garage at Fermilab. This designation and the collaboration among Illinois universities and national laboratories like FermiLab and Argonne will spark a new wave of research, innovation and experimentation.