From Physics Today, April 22, 2021: Shirley Ann Jackson, the renowned high-energy physicist, was the first Black woman to earn a doctorate from MIT and did her postdoctoral years at Fermilab and CERN.
From Science News, April 14, 2021: Black and Hispanic workers remain underrepresented while it varies widely by field for women. Fermilab’s Jessica Esquivel is interviewed in this story on the Pew Research report that shows ethnic and gender gaps in STEM professions.
From The 21st NPR Illinois, April 14, 2021: Fermilab scientist Brendan Kiburg discusses the Muon g-2 result with host Brian Mackey on the 21st Illinois talk show.
From Reccom Magazine, April 13, 2021: After decades of speculation, a Fermilab experiment showing an unexplained discrepancy from the Standard Model was raised to a confidence level of 4.2 sigma.
From Forbes, April 7, 2021: Don Lincoln, senior scientist at Fermilab, explains that a new measurement announced by Fermilab last week goes a long way towards telling us if the venerable theory will need revising.
From New Scientist, April 7, 2021: The strange behavior of a fundamental particle called a muon may hint at the existence of exotic particles and forces beyond the standard model of physics.
From CNN, April 7, 2021: Fermilab’s senior scientist Don Lincoln explains the Muon g-2 experiment’s single measurement tells scientists the standard model of particle physics is incomplete — and has to be rethought.
From National Geographic, April 8, 2021: In a landmark experiment, a collaboration of scientists led by Fermilab has found fresh evidence that a subatomic particle is disobeying one of science’s most watertight theories, the Standard Model of particle physics.
From The New York Times, April 7, 2021: A collaboration of scientists led by Fermilab announced mounting evidence that a tiny subatomic particle seems to be disobeying the known laws of physics.
From Nature, March 30, 2021: The long-awaited Muon g-2 experiment results will be revealed in next week’s announcement that could reveal the existence of new elementary particles and upend fundamental physics.