Science

Particle Accelerators
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At Fermilab, we develop, build and operate the particle accelerators of the 21st century.
Particle Physics Research
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Using state-of-the-art technology, our scientists explore the mysteries of matter, energy, space and time.

Spotlight

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Prototype CT scanner could improve targeting accuracy in proton therapy treatment
A prototype proton CT scanner developed by Fermilab and Northern Illinois University could someday reduce the amount of radiation delivered to healthy tissue in a patient undergoing cancer treatment.
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U.S. reveals its next generation of dark matter experiments
Together, the three experiments will search for a variety of types of dark matter particles.
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DES gets time on Gemini telescope
The Dark Energy Survey was recently awarded 276 hours on the Gemini South telescope in Chile to confirm a phenomenon called strong lensing.
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Fermilab scientist Joe Lykken assumes deputy director role
Lykken's vast experience in researching and communicating particle physics led Director Nigel Lockyer to select him as deputy director. Lykken began in the new position on July 1.
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Massive MicroBooNE particle detector moved into place, will see neutrinos this year
The detector will become the centerpiece of the MicroBooNE experiment, which will study ghostly particles called neutrinos.
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Supercomputers help answer the big questions about the universe
The USQCD collaboration aims to help experimenters solve the mysteries of the universe through high-performance computing.