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These are the first tracks seen in the ProtoDUNE detector, the largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world. The detector was built at CERN and is a test bed for technologies that will go into the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment hosted by Fermilab. The DUNE detectors will be 20 times larger than the prototypes. Find more info at the link in our bio. Photo courtesy of the DUNE collaboration.

#STEM #science #physics #particlephysics #neutrinos @CERN @dunescience
Last week a new accelerator at Fermilab saw its first beam of electrons! IOTA is a test bed dedicated to the science of particle acceleration. It's a flexible, precision machine that will allow researchers to test theories, make discoveries, and create inventions.

#science #physics #particlephysics #particles #accelerators #STEM #Fermilab
The ICARUS neutrino detector once operated at @infn_insights, was refurbished at @cern, and is now at its new home at Fermilab! Congrats to the teams that moved the two enormous modules into place. This detector will look for a new kind of neutrino. Learn more at icarus.fnal.gov

#neutrinos #physics #particlephysics #particles #detectors #science #STEM #IcarusTrip
Exciting news! The first of the two ICARUS neutrino detector modules has been successfully lowered into its new home. This detector originally operated at @infn_insights and was refurbished by @cern, then traveled all the way to Fermilab. We're thrilled to see it complete its #IcarusTrip. One module to go!

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On Saturday we hosted 50 photographers at a behind-the-scenes tour of Fermilab as part of a global physics photowalk. We're looking forward to seeing how they captured the spirit of the lab!

#fermilabphotowalk #science #physics #particlephysics #STEM #STEAM
Working on accelerator improvements at the Cryomodule Test Facility. 
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Did you know @fermilab and @slac_lab run a magazine about particle physics? Check it out at www.symmetrymagazine.org
(link also in bio)

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A laser notcher was recently installed in the Fermilab accelerator complex. It helps boost particle beam production at the lab. 
#science #technology #particles #particlephysics #accelerators #STEM #physics #lasers!
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/

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

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