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http://news.fnal.gov/2018/04/its-baby-bison-time-at-fermilab/

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Fun art from Symmetry Magazine for the latest article about @dunescience and the incredible feats of engineering required to build it! See it at symmetrymagazine.org.

#physics #particlephysics #neutrinos #particles #DUNE #DUNEscience #technology #science #engineering #fermilab
Fermilab engineer Lorenzo Uplegger holds a prototype of the final CMS experiment tracking modules for testing. 
@cmsexperiment 
#particles #physics #particlephysics #science #STEM #experiments #Fermilab #cern
It's the most magical time of year - baby bison time! The first two Fermilab calves of 2018 were born this morning! 
If you're near Fermilab, you can come visit and see them in person. Between 10 and 14 calves are expected this #spring.

Learn more at: http://news.fnal.gov/2018/04/its-baby-bison-time-at-fermilab/

#nationalmammal #nature #bison #fluffy #adorable #fermilab
Happy #NationalPetDay! Our bison aren't domesticated, but they are certainly part of the Fermilab family.

#nationalmammal #nature #bison #Fermilab
Farewell winter, hello spring! One last image of the season we leave behind: a wintry dusting on the Bubble Chamber taken in January by @leticiashaddix.

#particles #particlephysics #bubblechamber #science #sciart #physics #snow
This accelerator was photographed at the Cryomodule Test Facility late last year. Fermilab is working on upgrades to make our accelerator complex even more powerful for upcoming projects like the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

#science #physics #particlephysics #particles #STEM #accelerators #technology
Observers on the Dark Energy Survey spotted the most distant confirmed supernova ever seen! The Dark Energy Camera was built at Fermilab and now sits atop the Blanco Telescope in Chile.

#physics #astrophysics #astronomy #science #particles #stars #space
When it comes to love, sometimes you have to say it with science. 
#science #ValentinesDay #ValentinesDayCards

https://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/show-your-affection-with-physics-valentines

#physics #particles #particlephysics #STEM #Sciart
Yesterday we sent off the first of many cryomodules to @slac_lab. There, it will be incorporated (along with its siblings) into LCLS-II, a revolutionary X-ray laser.
Fermilab scientist Alex Romanenko took us behind the scenes at the new quantum lab at the Industrial Center Building to show us superconducting cavities and a dilution refrigerator.

#science #physics #particles #quantum #lablife
Today Fermilab welcomed @energy's @secretaryperry and @repbillfoster. They couldn't resist the pull of the Muon g-2 magnet. They also saw neutrino experiments, accelerator technology, quantum computing technology, bison, and much more.

#science #physics
Find some inspiration for science cookies this holiday season - like these festive penguin diagram treats!

www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/science-with-sprinkles