News Archives

2014

Electro Magnet 08.04.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Giant Electromagnet Moves to Permanent Home at FermilabExternal link

A giant but delicate electromagnet has finally moved into its custom-made home in Illinois, a year after completing a cautious voyage from New York over land and sea. Read More »

NOvA Detector 07.30.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

NOvA Detector Takes ShapeExternal link

Members of the NOvA neutrino experiment celebrated their progress with a visit to their massive detector in northern Minnesota. Read More »

Dark Matter Experiments 07.11.14News

US reveals its next generation of dark matter experimentsExternal link

The Department of Energy and National Science Foundation will back the Super Cryogenic Dark Matter Search-SNOLAB, or SuperCDMS; the LUX-Zeplin experiment, or LZ; and the next iteration of the Axion Dark Matter eXperiment, ADMX-Gen2. Read More »

07.11.14ANNOUCEMENT

Next Generation of Direct Detection Dark Matter Experiments Announced

The DOE Office of High Energy Physics and the NSF Physics Division have jointly selected a portfolio of projects for the “second generation” of direct detection dark matter experiments. Read More »

MicroBooNE 06.27.14LAB

Massive neutrino detector moved into placeExternal link

The 30-ton MicroBooNE detector, the cornerstone of Fermilab’s short-baseline neutrino program, will see neutrinos this year. Read More »

06.11.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

MINOS result narrows field for sterile neutrinosExternal link

Data collected at the long-running MINOS experiment stacks evidence against the existence of these theoretical particles. Read More »

New Heart for Atlas 06.03.14PRESS RELEASE

A new heart for the ATLAS detectorExternal link

US scientists collaborated with an international team to install a new component in the core of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. Read More »

PECASE Winners 05.07.14PRESS RELEASE

Six Earn 2014 Early Career Awards in High Energy Physics

The 2014 Early Career Award recipients include: Eric Dahl (Northwestern University), Peter Graham (Stanford University), Anna Grassellino (Fermilab), James Hirschauer (Fermilab), Stephanie Majewski (University of Oregon), and Xin Qian (Brookhaven National Laboratory). Read More »

Ars Technica 04.30.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Ars technica explores how neutrinos may be the key to breaking the Standard ModelExternal link

History says neutrinos are where to look for new physics, so current research obliges. Read More »

Cosmos Connection 04.29.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

The ‘Cosmos’ connectionExternal link

Science is no longer the wallflower who doesn’t get asked to the dance, writes physicist Glen Crawford in an essay about science outreach past and present. Read More »

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