From WDCB’s First Light, Jan. 21, 2018: Fermilab’s 2017 artist-in-residence Jim Jenkins discusses a number of his pieces, now on display in the Fermilab Art Gallery, including his snowflake detector. Director Nigel Lockyer and Curator Georgia Schwender talk about the importance of art to understanding science.
From IFLScience, Jan. 17, 2018: The Dark Energy Survey has identified 11 new stellar streams, and their positioning and trajectories suggest that they were once galaxies a little smaller than our own that, over astronomical timescale, were torn asunder.
From National Geographic, Jan. 12, 2018: The Dark Energy Survey announced that it detected 11 streamers of stars, some of which have been given Aboriginal names.
From Daily Mail, Jan. 14, 2018: Preliminary results from the Dark Energy survey have revealed a stunning look at the remains of 11 smaller galaxies that have been devoured by our own, reducing them to stellar streams.
From Sky and Telescope, Jan. 17, 2018: Free, detailed information on 400 million astronomical objects, anybody? Just visit the website of the Dark Energy Survey (DES) – it’s there for the taking.
From Naperville Community Television, Jan. 14, 2018: The former governor and two-time presidential hopeful recently toured Fermilab and spoke to a packed auditorium of scientists who work at the national laboratory – a laboratory Perry called a jewel of the United States.
From the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council, Jan. 16, 2018: A UK team has just completed their first prototype anode plane assembly, the largest component of the DUNE detector, to be used in the ProtoDUNE detector at CERN.
From New Scientist, Jan. 11, 2018: Fermilab scientist Dan Hooper is quoted in this piece about the possible origins of a potential source of dark matter in the cosmos.
From The Beacon-News, Jan. 9, 2018: National laboratories should continue to bring in talent from across the world to advance understanding of science and promote global outreach, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said Tuesday during a speech to employees at Batavia’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
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.