From Forbes, April 1, 2021: Don Lincoln explains one of the biggest mysteries of modern physics is the question of why we don’t see as much antimatter in the universe as ordinary matter. Scientists working at the CERN laboratory have announced that they have used lasers to slow the motion of antimatter, resulting in unprecedented capabilities to its properties.
From Jumbo News, March 31, 2021: Fermilab’s Josh Frieman, Tom Diehl, Antonella Palmese, and Rich Kron as part of the Dark Energy Survey collaboration, have completed scanning a quarter of the southern skies for six years and cataloguing hundreds of millions of distant galaxies.
From TicinOnline (Switzerland), March 31, 2021: Fermilab’s Panagiotis Spentzouris and a team of scientists were able to transfer two qubits for the first time, according to an article published in the American Physical Society’s journal PRX Quantum.
From Nature, March 30, 2021: The long-awaited Muon g-2 experiment results will be revealed in next week’s announcement that could reveal the existence of new elementary particles and upend fundamental physics.
From Il Sole 24 ORE, March 30, 2021: Fermilab’s Anna Grasselino is mentioned in this STEM story as a role model for young women and her participation in the Women in STEM conference.
From the Black Hills Pioneer, March 25, 2021: Ross Hoists will power the excavation of 800,000 tons of waste rock and serve as the conveyance for people, materials and equipment underground of the DUNE at LBNF.
From the DOE, March 25, 2021: Read more about the swearing in of David M. Turk as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm, following a bipartisan vote of 98-2 in the United States Senate.
From BBC, March 25. 2021: Physicists have uncovered a potential flaw in a theory that explains how the building blocks of the Universe behave.
From Scientific American, March 25, 2021: Physicists have long wondered if muons, electrons and other leptons possess differences besides their mass; the latest LHCb result; Fermilab and the upcoming results of Muon g-2 test the standard model.
From CERN, March 24, 2021: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between CERN and Fermilab, signed on 23 March, details Fermilab’s contributions to the High-Luminosity LHC project.