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Advancing knowledge of the fundamental nature of matter and energy.
Advancing knowledge of the fundamental nature of matter and energy.

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A specialized measuring machine at SLAC is helping scientists build precise detectors for the ATLAS experiment.

https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/the-3-ton-ruler
The 3-ton ruler
The 3-ton ruler
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New, flexible power modulators give accelerator operators more precise control over particle beams.

http://news.fnal.gov/2018/10/modern-modulators-for-fermilab-accelerators/
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The winners of the 2018 global physics photowalk have been announced! See them: https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/2018-photowalk-winners-announced
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Because most operators have no prior experience running accelerators, there’s extensive on-the-job training. It takes up to two years for a rookie operator to cover it all.

https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/life-as-an-accelerator-operator
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SuperCDMS physicists are testing a way to amp up dark matter vibrations to help them search for lighter particles.

https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/dark-matter-vibes
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Dark matter vibes
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Three new physics experiments could revamp the standard model - including Fermilab's Muon g-2 experiment.

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/new-particle-physics-experiments-revamp-standard-model
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The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the story of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

http://news.fnal.gov/2018/09/first-tracks-in-prototype-for-neutrino-experiment/
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Scientists looking for tiny particles off the coast of Italy stumble upon a much bigger research subject.

https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/a-whale-of-a-tale
A whale of a tale
A whale of a tale
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