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Perlmutter Photo 11.10.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Berkeley Lab Scientists Recipients of 2015 Breakthrough Prizes

Saul Perlmutter, along with other members of the Supernova Cosmology Project he leads, shared the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. Read More »

Transatlantic Daata 10.20.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Transatlantic data-transfer gets a boostExternal link

New links will improve the flow of data from the Large Hadron Collider to US institutions. Read More »

500 Mile Neutrino 10.06.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

500-mile neutrino experiment up and runningExternal link

Construction is complete for NOvA, the longest-distance neutrino experiment in the world. Read More »

09.30.14Science Headlines

Accelerating the Fight Against CancerExternal link

As charged-particle therapies grow in popularity, physicists are working with other experts to make them smaller, cheaper and more effective—and more available to cancer patients in the United States. Read More »

Forcasting Future 09.09.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Forecasting the futureExternal link

Physicists and other scientists use the GEANT4 toolkit to identify problems before they occur. Read More »

Cosmic rays can help scientists do something no one else can: safely image the interior of the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. 08.28.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Particle Physics to Aid Nuclear CleanupExternal link

Cosmic rays can help scientists do something no one else can: safely image the interior of the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. 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 »

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