From American Institute of Physics’ FYI, May 1, 2017: Lawmakers have reached an agreement on a fiscal year 2017 catchall spending package that includes annual appropriations and programmatic guidance for the science agencies through Sept. 30 of this year.
From CERN Courier, April 13, 2017: It took decades for dark matter to enter the lexicon of particle physics. Today, explaining the nature and abundance of dark matter is one of the most pressing problems in the field. Fermilab and University of Chicago’s Dan Hooper and University of Amsterdam’s Gianfranco Bertone review the 80-year history.
From SCOAP3, April 27, 2017: High-energy physics articles published in the three APS journals Physical Review C, Physical Review D and Physical Review Letters will be open-access as of January 2018.
From The Beacon-News, April 25, 2017: At the high-tech scientific center that is Fermilab in Batavia, Cleo Garcia has a unique job – herdsman.
From Nature, April 11, 2017: Fermilab’s Muon g-2 experiment will measure the muon’s magnetic moment with unparalleled precision, perhaps revealing unknown virtual particles.
From Daily Herald, April 11, 2017: Elgin’s youngest bison has been known only as No. 67 — from the Fermilab auction where she was purchased — and needs a name.
From Nation News, April 9, 2017: Arden Warner is attracting attention to himself and his work as a physicist at Fermilab and to his private exploit developing a nontoxic way to clean up oil spills.
From The Shorthorn, April 19, 2017: University Hall Room 108 was over its 252-person capacity as spectators gathered to listen to Nigel Lockyer, Fermilab director, give his biggest talk about neutrinos.
From SciArt Magazine, April 13, 2017: Fermilab Art Gallery Georgia Schwender showcases the lab’s employee art exhibit.
From Chicagoist, April 6, 2017: Fermilab isn’t just the site of major discoveries about the fabric of reality and a really, really big magnet. It’s also a lovely place in the Western burbs to enjoy a restored slice of the tallgrass prairie that once dominated Illinois.