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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 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 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 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.