From CNN, Nov. 20, 2018: Fermilab scientist Don Lincoln talks about a stellar stream called S1, which consists of nearly 100 stars of similar age and composition, orbiting the Milky Way in a direction exactly opposite that of normal stars.
What we do
Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment
Fermilab hosts DUNE and the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility, being built by scientists and engineers from more than 30 countries.
Fermilab explores the universe at the smallest and largest scales, studying the fundamental particles and forces that govern our universe.
Accelerator science and technology
Fermilab designs, builds and operates powerful accelerators to investigate nature's building blocks, advancing technology for science and society.
How to build a towering millikelvin thermometer
How do you calibrate a probe that is sealed inside a giant liquid-argon neutrino detector?
Physics footage from a Monkee
1970s video footage recorded by musician Micky Dolenz when he visited the then-nascent Fermilab is now available on YouTube.
Predicted by Einstein and discovered in 1979, gravitational lensing helps astrophysicists understand the evolving shape of the universe.
Fermilab's recruitment of veterans is a win-win for everyone
Fermilab has expanded its VetTech internship program, seeking out veterans for technical and computing positions across the laboratory.
Fermilab's leadership in quantum science on display at Chicago Quantum Summit from Nov. 8-9
One of the core institutions that form the Chicago Quantum Exchange, Fermilab is at the cutting edge of quantum science, developing quantum sensors, communication systems and physics algorithms for science and society.
Video: Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits all 17 national labs
This 2-minute video, posted on Energy Secretary Rick Perry's Facebook page, showcases the way people from all 17 DOE national labs are opening new frontiers. "I am immensely proud of America's National Labs and all the great people who work to advance DOE's mission."
In The Media
From Inside Science, Nov. 20, 2018: Fermilab scientist Charles Thangaraj appears in this fun article on the use of accelerators to cross-link materials, including the plastic that wraps around your Thanksgiving turkey.
From Suburban Chronicle, Nov. 16, 2018: Funding has been finalized, design work is under way and construction is now set to start next summer. Construction is likely be completed by the end of 2021.
From 9 to 5 Google, Nov. 15, 2018: The LHC's massive physics experiments will require computing capacity that is an estimated 50-100 times higher than today. Google finds the challenge exciting and has already been working with Fermilab and Brookhaven National Laboratory to store and analyze data from the LHC using the Google Computer Engine.
From The Chicago Maroon, Nov. 12, 2018: Fermilab Chief Research Officer Joe Lykken appears in this overview of the Nov. 8-9 Chicago Quantum Summit.
From University of Portsmouth Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, Nov. 10, 2018: Researchers have analyzed new Dark Energy Survey data to provide one of the most accurate measurements of the Hubble constant to date.
Inside the international hunt for the ghost particle
The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment wants to solve one of the biggest mysteries in science today, namely, why do we exist? Fermilab scientist Bonnie Fleming appears in this 6-minute explainer video.
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