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Fermilab: “Probing the Dark Universe” – A Lecture by Dr. Josh Frieman

In this one-hour public lecture Josh Frieman, director of the Dark Energy Survey, presents an overview of our current knowledge of the universe and describe new experiments and observatories. Over the last two decades cosmologists have made remarkable discoveries: Only 4 percent of our universe is made of ordinary matter – atoms, molecules, etc. The …

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The University of Chicago: ‘High Stakes Science: Pushing Boundaries’ Panel Discussion

Scientists from UChicago, Argonne and Fermilab discuss the risks and rewards of participating in high-stakes science. The program took place on January 15, 2015, from 6 to 9 PM, at Wilson Hall, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. The discussion was moderated by Aaron Freeman, Comedian, Film Maker, Director, Teacher and Radio Commentator. The Ppanelists were: – …

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NASA: Fermi Detects First Gamma-ray Pulsar in Another Galaxy

Researchers using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have discovered the first gamma-ray pulsar in a galaxy other than our own. The object sets a new record for the most luminous gamma-ray pulsar known. The pulsar lies in the outskirts of the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small galaxy that orbits our Milky …

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Sean Carroll: Particles, Fields and The Future of Physics

Sean Carroll of CalTech speaks at the 2013 Fermilab Users Meeting. Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is the premier particle physics lab in the United States. Founded as the National Accelerator Laboratory in 1967, it was renamed after physicist Enrico Fermi in 1974. Since its inception, Fermilab has been a world leader in particle physics, with …

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