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Leon Lederman, Nobel Laureate, Former Director of Fermilab from 1978-1989 has passed away.

From The New York Times: Leon Lederman, 96, Explorer (and Explainer) of the Subatomic World, Dies A Nobel laureate who deepened science’s understanding of the building blocks of matter, he was... Read More

URA Early Career Award

Washington, DC, June 20, 2018 – Universities Research Association (URA) announces the establishment of a new award, the URA Early Career Award, recognizing outstanding work conducted by an... Read More

Progress Report Released on Innovation: An American Imperative

On June 13, 2018 a progress report on Innovation: An American Imperative was released.  Many organizations, including URA, have worked to increase support for research in the Administration and... Read More

Richard Bonventre wins 2018 URA Tollestrup Award

June 20, 2018 For his work on the Fermilab Mu2e experiment, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory physicist Richard Bonventre has earned the 2018 URA Tollestrup Award, which recognizes outstanding... Read More

Big boost for Fermilab’s short-baseline neutrino experiments

For more than a decade, the particle physics community has faced a perplexing puzzle: two experiments, LSND at Los Alamos and MiniBooNE at Fermilab, found hints of neutrino behavior that did not fit... Read More

Simon Samuroff receives URA 2018 Thesis Award for Dark Energy Survey image analysis

Simon Samuroff’s research and participation on Dark Energy Survey (DES), presented in his Ph.D. thesis titled “Systematic Biases in Weak Lensing Cosmology with the Dark Energy Survey,” ... Read More

NNSA Awards Sandia National Laboratories Management & Operating Contract to National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia (NTESS)

The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) announced today it has awarded National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia (NTESS) with the management and... Read More