Science Highlights

10.17.18Science Highlight

Cryocooler Cools an Accelerator Cavity

Researchers demonstrated cryogen-free operation of a superconducting radio-frequency cavity that might ease barriers to its use in societal applications. Read More »

Breaking the Symmetry Between Fundamental Forces09.15.18Science Highlight

Breaking the Symmetry Between Fundamental Forces

Scientists improve our understanding of the relationship between fundamental forces by re-creating the earliest moments of the universe. Read More »

Beautiful Higgs Decays08.28.18Science Highlight

Beautiful Higgs Decays

CMS observes Higgs boson decays into bottom quarks, furthering our knowledge of how the particles that make up matter behave. Read More »

ATLAS Experiment Uncovers Higgs Boson Interactions with Heaviest Quarks 08.28.18Science Highlight

ATLAS Experiment Uncovers Higgs Boson Interactions with Heaviest Quarks

New direct evidence for Higgs interactions with top and bottom quarks confirms its role in generating mass for constituents of matter. Read More »

Highest Precision Prediction of Muon “Wobble”08.28.18Science Highlight

Highest Precision Prediction of Muon “Wobble”

Comparing new prediction to measurements of muons’ precession could potentially help scientists discover new subatomic particles. Read More »

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 »

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