A strong tradition at Fermilab, the annual Users Meeting is a welcome opportunity for the user community to gather together to celebrate the scientific and technological achievements produced at the lab during the previous year and to look toward those to come.
Scientists have learned a lot about the Higgs boson in the decade since they discovered it. But intriguing questions remain.
July 4 marks the 10th anniversary of the discovery of the Higgs boson.
On Thursday, June 23, a dozen leading science counselors representing European countries and Canada visited Fermilab to learn about our emerging technologies, cutting-edge facilities and international cooperation capacities.
Quantum collaboration demonstrates in Chicagoland the first steps toward functional long-distance quantum networks over deployed telecom fiber optics, opening the door to scalable quantum computing.
The 2013 documentary Particle Fever follows physicists from the start-up of the LHC through the discovery of the Higgs boson. Where are those physicists now?
Senior engineering students designed a portable cleanroom and a modular cryomodule mockup for Fermilab’s new accelerator complex upgrade project.
On July 4, 2012, researchers at the CERN laboratory in Europe announced the discovery of the Higgs boson. It was a tremendous triumph for the Standard Model of particle physics and confirmed a prediction made nearly half a century prior. In 2022, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of that momentous discovery.
The discovery of the Higgs boson inspired young people around the world to pursue a career in science and technology.
This year, Fermilab will observe Juneteenth, the federal holiday on June 19 that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and celebrates Black freedom and culture.
The three awards, presented during the annual Users Meeting, all recognize outstanding work conducted at Fermilab or in collaboration with Fermilab scientists at different stages of researchers’ careers.
Professors are finding new ways to show students that physics is more than just a set of laws and equations.
IN THE NEWS
From Higgs10.org, June 28, 2022: This year marks the 10th anniversary of the announcement of the discovery of the Higgs Boson – the result of an unprecedented global collaboration. To mark occasion, the Interactions collaboration is publishing a new version of Quantum Diaries – with some original bloggers, and some newer physicists inspired by the historic discovery. Fermilab scientists are part of the mix.
From The Big Think, June 29, 2022: Fermilab’s Don Lincoln highlights the 10 year anniversary of the Higgs boson, what we have learned in the past decade and what the next ten years of research and discovery may bring.