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Dark Energy Survey Publicly Releases First Three Years of Data


At a special session held during the American Astronomical Society meeting in Washington, D.C., scientists on the Dark Energy Survey (DES) announced today the public release of their first three years of data. This first major release of data from...
10-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UK Commits $88 Million to LBNF/DUNE in First-Ever Umbrella Science Agreement with U.S.


The UK has committed $88 million to the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment as part of an umbrella science and technology agreement with the United States.
20-Sep-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dark Energy Survey Reveals Most Accurate Measurement of Dark Matter Structure in the Universe


Dark Energy Survey scientists have unveiled the most accurate measurement ever made of the present large-scale structure of the universe. These measurements of the amount and “clumpiness” (or distribution) of dark matter in the present-day...
3-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Construction Begins on International Mega-Science Experiment to Understand Neutrinos


In a unique groundbreaking ceremony held this afternoon at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, South Dakota, a group of dignitaries, scientists and engineers from around the world marked the start of construction of a massive...
21-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

World’s Biggest Neutrino Experiment Moves One Step Closer


On June 21, a prototype detector for the massive Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment recorded its first particle tracks. This was the largest ever test of an extremely precise method for measuring neutrinos, which may hold the key to why our...
23-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chicago Quantum Exchange to Create Technologically Transformative Ecosystem


The University of Chicago is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory to launch an intellectual hub for advancing academic, industrial and governmental efforts in the...
20-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Follow the Fantastic Voyage of the ICARUS Neutrino Detector

The ICARUS neutrino detector, born at Gran Sasso National Lab in Italy and refurbished at CERN, will make its way across the sea to Fermilab this summer. Follow along using an interactive map online.
6-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Muon Magnet's Moment Has Arrived


On May 31, the 50-foot-wide superconducting electromagnet at the center of the Muon g-2 experiment saw its first beam of muon particles from Fermilab’s accelerators, kicking off a three-year effort to measure just what happens to those particles...
1-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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