Kathryn Jepsen

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Francois Englert and Peter Higgs chat at the July 4, 2012, CERN conference that announced the discovery of the Higgs boson. Photo: CERN Note: For more information on Fermilab’s role in the hunt for the Higgs, visit this Web page. The Swedish Academy announced early this morning that they will award the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics to theorists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, scientists responsible for developing key concepts in the theory that predicted the Higgs boson. In the…

As part of the outfitting of the NOvA Near-Detector Cavern, Byus Steel and Area Erectors recently installed steel platforms, stairs and ceilings. The companies are subcontractors to Kiewit Infrastructure Co. Photo: Cindy Arnold This week contractors reached the final phase of the NOvA Near-Detector Cavern construction project—on time and without any accidents or injuries. Design of the cavern started in 2008, with the help of engineering firms MWH and Hanson Professional Services. Crews from Kiewit Infrastructure Co. have been working…