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Fermilab scientist Kirsty Duffy responds to some of the many wonderful questions viewers have left in the comments. Plus, a guest visit from fellow Fermilab science communicator Don Lincoln.

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A beam of particles is a very useful tool. It can diagnose a disease, destroy a tumor, improve a chip, clean up dirty drinking water, scan containers for suspicious content and do much more. In this video, Fermilab’s Sam Posen talks about accelerator research at Fermilab, a world leader in particle accelerator science and technology.

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Quantum information science is a key area of research at the Department of Energy’s national labs. Scientists and engineers are working to develop everything from quantum sensors and computers to the quantum internet. In this video, Silvia Zorzetti talks about research at Fermilab’s SQMS Center.

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Dark matter remains one of the unsolved mysteries of modern physics. In this video, Fermilab’s Don Lincoln explains two innovative methods whereby Fermilab scientists look for types of dark matter the broader community largely overlooks.

A woman with a black shirt looks concerned and holds a banana in one hand. To the right of her, an illustration of a sun-like object that says "The Solar Neutrino Problem" in the middle of it. An illustration of three bananas is in the right-hand corner. Different flavors of neutrinos appear to come out of the sun-like object. Two electron neutrinos are in dark brown, other neutrinos are light in shade.

Throw on your shades: Today on #EvenBananas, we’re looking at particles from the sun — and how trillions of them went missing. Join Fermilab scientist Kirsty Duffy to explore how an experiment using 100,000 gallons of dry cleaning fluid a mile underground led to one of the biggest mysteries in particle physics: the solar neutrino problem.

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In the 2021 Fermilab Physics Slam, each contender had 10 minutes to present their topic in the most interesting way possible. This annual favorite was presented in a new, virtual format, with a Zoom audience choosing the Physics Slam Champion.

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Put on your fanciest outfit and join us for an evening to remember at the inaugural Golden Particles, a fake award show celebrating the smallest things in nature and the biggest research efforts in particle physics over the past year. This presentation won Fermilab science communicator Lauren Biron the 2021 Virtual Physics Slam at Fermilab on April 30.

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Grab your bibs — in today’s tasty episode, we’re digging into neutrino flavors. Join Fermilab scientist Kirsty Duffy and archivist Valerie Higgins to meet the three flavors of neutrinos and learn how to catch a neutrino with a DONUT.

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To tackle big questions about our universe, the Dark Energy Survey uses a powerful 570-megapixel camera to photograph galaxies close to home and billions of light years away. The analysis of the first three years of data resulted in the largest maps ever made showing the distribution and shapes of galaxies in our universe — and provided a fantastic test for scientist’s best predictions.

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The Muon g-2 experiment announced one of the most tantalizing physics measurements in over a decade. The measurement might tell us that our theoretical calculation is missing some new physical phenomena. Or, a new theoretical prediction points to the possibility that measurement and prediction basically agree. In this exciting video, Fermilab’s Don Lincoln shares an insider’s perspective.