particle physics

From the Black Hills Pioneer, March 25, 2021: Ross Hoists will power the excavation of 800,000 tons of waste rock and serve as the conveyance for people, materials and equipment underground of the DUNE at LBNF.

From DOE, March 11, 2021: Jessica Esquivel of Fermilab was included among five women working in the U.S. DOE national laboratories inspiring STEM careers for women and acting as ambassadors in AAAS’s IF/THEN Ambassadors program.

Batavia IL — Physicists at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory today (March 2) announced the discovery of the subatomic particle called the top quark, the last undiscovered quark of the six predicted by current scientific theory. Scientists worldwide had sought the top quark since the discovery of the bottom quark at Fermilab in 1977. The discovery provides strong support for the quark theory of the structure of matter. Two research papers, submitted in Friday, February 24, to…