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Title Fermilab at 50 / editors, Swapan Chattopadhyay, Joseph Lykken.

Publication Info. Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Yorkville PL Adult Non-Fiction - YKBB-4  539.7 FER    AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 295 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Fermilab - originally called the National Accelerator Laboratory - began operations in Illinois on June 15, 1967. Operated and managed by The University of Chicago and Universities Research Association, LLC for the US Department of Energy, it has the distinction of being the only US national laboratory solely dedicated to the advancement of high-energy particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology. It has been the site of major discoveries and observations: the top and bottom quarks; the tau neutrino; direct CP violation in kaon decays; a quasar 27 billion light years away from us; origin of high-energy cosmic rays; and confirmation of the evidence of dark energy, among others. For 25 years it operated the world's highest energy particle collider, the Tevatron. Fermilab contributed collaboratively to the Tevatron's successor, the Large Hadron Collider, which discovered the Higgs boson in 2012. Fermilab's core competencies in accelerators, superconducting technologies, detectors and computing have positioned the laboratory for a bright future at the frontiers of science. Today Fermilab scientists, engineers, technicians together with partners from 50 countries are working to explore the nature of the elusive neutrino, enable future x-ray photon science facilities, and construct and exploit higher-energy and higher-intensity particle accelerators. Fermilab is a designated "American Physical Society Historic Site". In this commemorative volume, scientific leaders from around the world celebrate Fermilab's 50th anniversary with thoughts on the laboratory's past, present and future"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory -- History.
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. (OCoLC)fst00518639
Particle accelerators -- Research -- United States.
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Research -- United States.
Particle accelerators -- Research. (OCoLC)fst01054062
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Research. (OCoLC)fst01054150
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Chattopadhyay, Swapan, 1952- editor.
Lykken, Joe, 1957- editor.
ISBN 9789813227453

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