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The Dark Energy Camera, built at Fermilab in Batavia, Ill., was mounted on the Blanco telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. (Credit: Reidar Hahn/Fermilab.)

Fermilab’s ‘Dark Energy Camera’ One Of The Most Powerful In The World

In each snapshot it takes, more than 1,000 galaxies up to 8 billion light years away are revealed.


Photo Of Spinning Wind Turbine. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Wind Turbines In The Middle Of Lake Michigan?

The Obama administration has paved the way for the placement of windmills out in the water in the Great Lakes.

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Deadline Nearing For Argonne Lab Girls’ Program

The deadline is nearing for girls in sixth through eighth grades to apply to participate in Argonne National Laboratory’s annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.


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Fermilab Offers Buyouts, Hopes To Cut 50 Workers

Budget woes are once again affecting the nation’s premier particle physics lab, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.