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Construction of World’s Most Sensitive Dark Matter Detector Moves Forward

September 28, 2016

LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ), a next-generation dark matter detector that will be at least 100 times more sensitive than its…
NIST Team Proves ‘Spooky Action at a Distance’ is Really Real

November 12, 2015

Einstein was wrong about at least one thing: There are, in fact, “spooky actions at a distance,” as…
Researcher helps in fight against oral cancer

November 12, 2015

A University of Liverpool researcher has helped develop a GP and dentist toolkit to help detect oral cancer.…
First circularly polarized light detector on a silicon chip

October 1, 2015

Invention of the first integrated circularly polarized light detector on a silicon chip opens the door for development…
Soil moisture detector helps protect endangered South African forest

April 22, 2015

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher’s high-tech soil moisture detector is being put to the test in the wild.…
New medical detector

March 9, 2015

The world’s first medical device to detect shock and high blood pressure in pregnant women could cut maternal…
10 unusual detector materials

February 23, 2015

Hans had been waiting in the darkened room for 45 minutes. It was a dull part of his…
How to build your own particle detector?

January 29, 2015

The scale of the detectors at the Large Hadron Collider is almost incomprehensible. They weigh thousands of tons,…
New detectors for the Muon g-2 experiment

January 26, 2015

The Muon g-2 experiment at Fermilab is under construction in the new MC-1 building. It aims to measure…
ICARUS particle detector hits the road

December 16, 2014

On Tuesday night a 600-metric-tonne particle detector became the world’s largest neutrino experiment currently on an international road…
Scintillator extruded at Fermilab detects particles around the globe

November 27, 2014

Small, clear pellets of polystyrene can do a lot. They can help measure cosmic muons at the Pierre…
Multilaboratory collaboration brings new X-ray detector to light

November 11, 2014

A collaboration blending research in DOE’s offices of High-Energy Physics (HEP) with Basic Energy Sciences (BES) will yield…
Creating the Coldest Cubic Meter in the Universe

October 29, 2014

In an underground laboratory in Italy, an international team of scientists has created the coldest cubic meter in…
Report from the DarkSide

October 27, 2014

Nobody knows what dark matter, the invisible stuff that holds galaxies together, is made of, and many experiments,…
Particle detector finds hints of dark matter in space

September 19, 2014

Researchers at MIT’s Laboratory for Nuclear Science have released new measurements that promise to shed light on the…
Progress in the Hunt for Dark Matter Through Space Station Particle Detector

September 19, 2014

New research published Thursday in the journal Physical Review Letters shows researchers are making important progress in the hunt for dark matter,…
Ultra-thin, high-speed detector captures unprecedented range of light waves

September 8, 2014

New research at the University of Maryland could lead to a generation of light detectors that can see…
20 years later: Neutrino-induced coherent pions are back to Fermilab

September 2, 2014

The neutrino is known for how rarely it interacts with matter. But when it does, the interaction can…
Antineutrino detectors could aid non-proliferation of nuclear weapons

August 13, 2014

Physicists at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland and even in the fictional world of CBS’ “The Big…
Cheap and compact medical testing: Researchers develop simple detector

August 5, 2014

“We designed it to be as close as possible to a glucose meter, because that’s familiar to people,”…
MicroBooNE particle detector makes its move, with Yale’s help

July 11, 2014

The 30-ton MicroBooNE neutrino detector was transported across the Fermilab site on Monday, June 23. The banner on…
Chemical sensor on a chip

June 12, 2014

Using miniaturized laser technology, a tiny sensor has been built at the Vienna University of Technology which can…
Morpheus prototype uses hazard detection system to land safely in dark

June 2, 2014

The free-flight test was the first of its kind for NASA’s Autonomous Landing Hazard Avoidance Technology, or ALHAT.…
New ‘T-ray’ tech converts light to sound for weapons detection, medical imaging

May 23, 2014

A device that essentially listens for light waves could help open up the last frontier of the electromagnetic…
Inexpensive, flexible large area neutron detectors to monitor movement of fissile materials

May 6, 2014

TFT active pixel sensor (L) and one of the 570 x 1060 μm 4-stage active pixel sensors (R)…
An end in sight in the long search for gravity waves

February 25, 2014

Our unfolding understanding of the universe is marked by epic searches and we are now on the brink…
Clever technology decodes more information from single photons

February 13, 2014

This NIST device, 1.5 by 3 centimeters in outer dimensions, is a prototype receiver for laser communications enabling…
Molecular nano-spies to make light work of disease detection

January 15, 2014

Cartoon of DNA-containing molecular hybrids in the presence of red blood cells. (Note: cells and DNA-hybrids are shown…
Multimodal nonlinear imaging in the biomedical sciences

December 11, 2013

Multimodal nonlinear microscopy has matured to a key imaging modalities in life science and biomedicine. It offers label-free…
First results from LUX dark matter detector rule out some candidates

October 31, 2013

The first 90-day run of the Large Underground Xenon (LUX) experiment showed the detector to be the most…
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