From CNN, July 19, 2021: Fermilab senior scientist Don Lincoln explores the rise and fascination with commercial space exploration by billionaires and “space tourism.”
From Sanford Lab, July 6, 2021: Celebrate Neutrino Day with SURF’s Star Chronicles on Friday, July 9, and Saturday, July 10. See the line-up of virtual events streaming through Gather.town, a free and simple platform, where attendees can explore the events and interact with others as they would in real life.
From CNN, July 1, 2021: Fermilab’s Don Lincoln explains how the Hubble Telescope housed on the Space Shuttle Discovery has stopped operating, but the James Webb Space Telescope may soon be replacing it with a hundred times more power.
From NOIR Lab, June 25, 2021: The DECam designed, built and tested by Fermilab and funded by DOE, collected the data that lead to the discovery of a giant comet discovered by two astronomers from the University of Pennsylvania.
From CNN, June 17, 2021: Fermilab’s Don Lincoln discusses the much anticipated Pentagon report expected later this month, detailing what the US military knows about UFOs.
From Kathimerini (Greece), June 14, 2021: A multinational team of 400 researchers from 25 research centers in seven countries announced the results of the DES study that looked at 226 million galaxies and thousands of supernova explosions. The DES measurements, like those of other similar galactic surveys, informed us that the current universe is less dense than our model predicts.
From NSF’s NOIRLab, June 8, 2021: The Dark Energy Camera (DECam) built and tested by Fermilab, one of the most powerful digital cameras in the world, has taken its one-millionth exposure. DECam’s million exposures include science observations as well as test and calibration exposures taken by the camera while it was being fine-tuned after its construction and installation on the Blanco telescope in 2012.
From Yahoo, May 30, 2021: Scientists from the Dark Energy Survey collaboration have just released the best dark matter map yet, but it’s not answering every question — if anything, the cosmos may be more mysterious than ever.
From Cosmos, May 29, 2021: The Dark Energy Survey collaboration released the most precise look at the universe’s evolution to understand dark matter and dark energy by studying how they shape the large-scale structure of the universe.
From CNN, June 3, 2021: Fermilab’s Don Lincoln covers the capabilities of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, or DESI, in mapping the structure of the entire cosmos.