The first prototype detector for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is taking data and producing extraordinary pictures of particle tracks.
<p>The ProtoDUNE project is building two smaller-scale detectors as a test bed for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, hosted by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. But even these smaller detectors are enormous and complex. </p>
On June 21, a prototype detector at CERN for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment recorded its first particle tracks. So begins the largest ever test of an extremely precise method for measuring elusive particles called neutrinos, which may hold the key to why our universe looks the way it does and how it came into being.
The University of Chicago is collaborating with the US 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 science and engineering of quantum information.
The US Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory has achieved a significant milestone for proton beam power. On Jan. 24, the laboratory's flagship particle accelerator delivered a 700-kilowatt proton beam over one hour at an energy of 120 billion electronvolts.