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Humans of physics

Enormous scientific collaborations are made up of hundreds upon thousands of individuals, each with their own story. Online collections of profiles, such as Faces of DUNE, the Dark Energy Survey’s Scientist of the Week blog and Humans of LIGO, reveal the sometimes-ignored human sides of scientists.

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Fermilab scientist Emanuela Barzi elected to APS Council committees

Currently a councilor of the American Physical Society Forum on International Physics, Barzi is adding to her contributions to APS. Her memberships in the APS Council committees reflect her commitment to promote knowledge of physics throughout the U.S. and the world.

Ten ways Fermilab advanced science and technology in 2019

Fermilab News looks back at 10 ways Fermilab researchers advanced science and technology in 2019, from the physics of particles to the motion of the cosmos. This year brought us groundbreakings, breakthroughs, a world record and awards. Look back at 2019 in this year-end roundup.

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Fermilab in the news

From UC Riverside, Dec. 4, 2019: The University of California, Riverside is participating in the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, which brings together more than 1,000 scientists from around the world to learn more about ghostly particles called neutrinos.

From Rapid City Journal, Nov. 28, 2019: The Ross and Yates Shafts were built in the 1930s and served as powerhouses for Homestake Mining Company for years. When asked what is most remarkable about these shafts, the experts unanimously agree — the engineering and craftsmanship that allow these shafts to be used to this day by Sanford Underground Research Facility.

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