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Perlmutter Photo 11.10.14From the Labs

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 10.20.14Article

Transatlantic data-transfer gets a boostExternal link

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

500 Mile Neutrino 10.06.14Article

500-mile neutrino experiment up and runningExternal link

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

jpg image, 6889 bytes 09.30.14Article

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 MoreExternal linkage

Forcasting Future 09.09.14Article

Forecasting the futureExternal link

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

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

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 MoreExternal linkage

NOvA Detector 07.30.14Article

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 MoreExternal linkage

Dark Matter Experiments 07.11.14Article

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 MoreExternal linkage

jpg image, 31664 bytes 07.11.14Announcement

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 06.27.14From the Labs

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 MoreExternal linkage

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