Science Highlights

The Secret to Measuring an Antineutrino's Energy05.16.18Success Story

The Secret to Measuring an Antineutrino's Energy

Scientists are developing better models that describe both neutrino and antineutrino data, which can offer insights into the nature of the universe. Read More »

How to Cope with Cases of Mistaken Identity: MINERvA’s Tale of Pions and Neutrinos 05.16.18Science Highlight

How to Cope with Cases of Mistaken Identity: MINERvA’s Tale of Pions and Neutrinos

Neutral pion production is a major character in a story of mistaken identity worthy of an Agatha Christie novel. Read More »

Perfecting the Noise-Canceling Neutrino Detector05.16.18Science Highlight

Perfecting the Noise-Canceling Neutrino Detector

MicroBooNE neutrino experiment cuts through the noise, clearing the way for signals made by the hard-to-detect particle. Read More »

Studying Crowd Behavior at MINERvA12.21.17Science Highlight

Studying Crowd Behavior at MINERvA

Detector measures the energy a neutrino imparts to protons and neutrons to help explain the nature of matter and the universe. Read More »

07.07.17Science Highlight

Laser Stripping Powers Protons

Researchers demonstrate a new technique that could lead to significantly higher power proton beams used to answer tough scientific questions. Read More »

01.26.17Science Highlight

Pure as the Driven X-Ray

Seeding x-ray free electron lasers with customized electron beams produces incredibly stable laser pulses that could enable new scientific discoveries.

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HEP-2016-12-a-thmb12.06.16Science Highlight

Shattering Protons in High-Energy Collisions Confirms Higgs Boson Production

New results confirm the rate of Higgs boson production, matching our understanding of how the universe works.

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HEP-2016-12-b-thmb12.05.16Science Highlight

New Limits in the Search for Sterile Neutrinos

New searches for sterile neutrinos, hypothetical particles that do not directly “talk to” any particles in the Standard Model, significantly narrow the remaining regions where these particles may be hiding. Read More »

Inside the Super-Kamiokande detector, scientists clean light-detecting photomultiplier tubes from a raft as the large underground tank is slowly filled with 50,000 metric tons of ultra-pure water.11.01.15Science Highlight

A Nobel for Neutrinos: Super-Kamiokande

Discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass, garners the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics. Read More »

Completion of the SNO detector: A technician crouches inside the 12-m diameter acrylic vessel, so clear it can hardly be seen.10.01.15Science Highlight

A Nobel for Neutrinos: Sudbury Neutrino Observatory

Discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass, garners the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics. Read More »

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