Tag Archives: Fermilab

First beam for an important new physics experiment

An anomaly in the tiny magnetic field of a fundamental particle could be the loose thread that lets us unravel a new layer of physics. A new experiment has started to take a closer look At the Guardian.

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Fermilab’s giant magnet begins its journey into the quantum badlands

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A good week for neutrinos: highest-power beam delivers oscillations, space delivers highest energy

The NOνA far detector, at Ash River Minnesota, measures neutrinos fired from Fermilab in Chicago – 800 km away. This week NOνA reported data showing that they change types during that journey; the beginning of what promises to be an … Continue reading

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Inside the Rad Lab

Review of Michael Hiltzik’s Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention That Launched the Military-Industrial Complex in Nature.  

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