From Physics World, July 10, 2018: Fermilab scientist Dan Hooper comments on new research that lends further support to the idea that a detection of surprisingly strong absorption by primordial hydrogen gas, reported earlier this year, could be evidence of dark matter.
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.
Daniel Bowring receives $2.5 million from DOE to search for axions with quantum sensors
Bowring's work at the frontier of dark matter research earns him a 2018 Early Career Research Award.
Strengthening science connections with São Paulo
A program funded by the São Paulo Research Foundation supports scientists and students to engage with Fermilab's neutrino program.
Beams off, hardhats on
Technicians take on maintenance and upgrades during Fermilab's annual accelerator shutdown.
Scientists trace high-energy cosmic neutrino to its birthplace
A pair of results bring neutrinos into the new era of multimessenger astronomy.
DUNE co-spokesperson Stefan Söldner-Rembold wins James Chadwick Medal for contributions to high-energy physics
The UK physicist's pioneering work in high-energy physics have earned him the prize, bestowed by the Institute of Physics.
Fermilab Booster delivers record-intensity beams for neutrino and muon experiments
Over the last year, the Booster accelerator has been hitting record highs in beam delivery, meeting or exceeding the increased needs of all of the lab's beam-based experiments.
In The Media
From Mashable, July 12, 2018: Josh Frieman is mentioned in this article on the IceCube experiment, which caught sight of a neutrino sent into space by a black hole, known as a blazar, marking the first detection of its kind in history.
From WDCB's First Light, July 8, 2018: In this 20-minute audio story, WDCB interviews Fermilab user and University of Chicago scientist David Schmitz about the search for a fourth neutrino.
From Sanford Underground Research Facility's Deep Thoughts, July 17, 2018: Nearly 1,500 people attended activities at Sanford Lab's free science festival in Lead, South Dakota, breaking the single-day record.
From APS News, July 2018: Scientists are looking down a number of avenues for dark matter. Fermilab's Daniel Bowring and Dan Hooper discuss the search, and members of SuperCDMS, ADMX and other collaborations are on the hunt.
From Scientific American, July 5, 2018: This editorial weighs in on the latest result from the MiniBooNE experiment. The author says that, while winning experiments may soon give us clarity, at this time there is no resolution to the sterile neutrino question.
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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