The field of high energy physics is guided by intertwined science drivers to explore the elementary constituents of matter and energy, the interactions between them, and the nature of space and time. The Office of High Energy Physics (HEP) executes its mission through a program that advances three frontiers of experimental scientific discovery and related efforts in theory and computing. HEP develops new accelerator, detector and computational tools to enable the science, and through Accelerator Stewardship works to make accelerator technology widely available to science and industry.
Scientists are using a plastic robot and hair-thin pieces of metal to ready a magnet that will hunt for new physics. Read More
The 2016 Early Career Award recipients include: Kristian Hahn (Northwestern U.), Shih‐Chieh Hsu (U. of Washington), Christoph Lehner (BNL), Chad Mitchell (LBNL), Sam Posen (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory), Jennifer Raaf (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory), Eduardo Rozo (U. of Arizona).
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The upgraded experiment aims to discover if neutrinos are their own antiparticles.
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