From Kane County Chronicle, Jan. 10, 2018: In a folksy, down-home talk at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Batavia Jan. 9, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry presented himself as an advocate for the Department of Energy’s 17 national laboratories and the expansion of science on a global scale.
From Daily Herald, Jan. 9, 2018: Secretary of Energy Rick Perry tells scientists at Fermilab that the the particle physics research facility is one of the “jewels” of the United States.
From Physics World, January 2018: Nigel Lockyer talks about the future of particle physics – and why neutrinos hold the key.
From Gizmodo, Dec. 18, 2017: Bob Kephart, Jonathan Lewis, John Peoples and other scientists talk about the reuse of steel from warships in particle physics experiments.
From Physics World, Dec. 11, 2017: The top breakthrough goes to the international team of astronomers and astrophysicists that ushered in a new era of astronomy by making the first ever multimessenger observation involving gravitational waves. Pierre Auger is also on the list.
From Engadget, Nov. 29, 2017: Fermilab’s Dark Energy Survey is featured in this story and video about the search for dark matter.
From Rapid City Journal, Nov. 29, 2017: For more than five years, Ross Shaft crews have been stripping out old steel and lacing, cleaning out decades of debris, adding new ground support and installing new steel to prepare the shaft for its future role in world-leading science. On Oct. 12, all that hard work paid off when the team, which worked its way down from the surface, reached a major milestone: the 4850 Level. Deputy Director Chris Mossey weighs in.
From CERN Openlab, Nov. 22, 2017: Physics data reduction helps ensure researchers gain valuable insights from the vast amounts of particle collision data produced by CMS. Fermilab scientist Oliver Gutsche and colleagues will look at investigate techniques based on Apache Spark, a popular open-source software platform.
From University of Chicago news, Nov. 20, 2017: Fermilab scientist Marcela Carena is among the University of Chicago faculty named AAAS fellow.