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Confirming Cosmic Inflation 03.21.14FROM THE LABS

SLAC, Stanford Scientists Play Key Roles in Confirming Cosmic InflationExternal link

Two scientists at Stanford University and SLAC made key contributions to the discovery of direct evidence for cosmic inflation – the rapid expansion of the universe in the first instant after the Big Bang. Read More »

Particle Fever 03.21.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

The Higgs hits the big screenExternal link

The critically acclaimed documentary, Particle Fever, shows the human element of physics as it documents the successes and setbacks in “the planet’s most significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough,” the discovery of the Higgs boson. Read More »

Particle Physics Centers 03.18.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Particle physics in the United StatesExternal link

More than 150 US universities and laboratories are engaged in particle physics research and technology innovation, playing important roles in the Higgs boson and cosmic inflation discoveries—and the many more revelations still to come. Read More »

Particle Beam Cancer Therapy 03.10.14FEATURED ARTICLE

Particle Beam Cancer Therapy: The Promise and ChallengesExternal link

Advances in accelerators built for fundamental physics research have inspired improved cancer treatment facilities. But will one of the most promising—a carbon ion treatment facility—be built in the U.S.? Read More »

A night photo of Fermilab’s Tevatron collider. 02.24.14FROM THE LABS

Scientists Complete the Top Quark PuzzleExternal link

Fermilab researchers have finished a portrait of one of the universe’s fundamental particles. Read More »

NOvA experiment sees first long-distance neutrinos 02.11.14PRESS RELEASE

NOvA Experiment Sees First Long-distance NeutrinosExternal link

Scientists on the world’s longest-distance neutrino experiment announced today that they have seen their first neutrinos. Read More »

Watch NOvA Come Together 01.30.14FROM THE LABS

Watch NOvA Come TogetherExternal link

A video from Fermilab highlights some of the many steps needed to build the largest neutrino experiment in the United States. Read More »

BOSS measures scale of universe to 1% 01.08.14PRESS RELEASE

BOSS Measures Scale of Universe to 1%External link

The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) Collaboration announced it has measured the scale of the universe to an accuracy of one percent. This and future measures at this precision are the key to determining the nature of dark energy. Read More »

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