Spring 2020

A “kicker” magnet is tested for use in the high-luminosity upgrade to CERN’s Large Hadron Collider.

Joining Forces to Split Particles

The world's largest particle collider is getting even larger, and magnet labs are helping lay the foundation.

Friends Indeed

Friends Indeed

An understanding ear, a shot of confidence and emergency babysitting services: For underrepresented women in science, that's what friends are for.

From Material to Superconducting Magnet

From Material to Superconducting Magnet

Ernesto Bosque is helping to develop a promising superconductor into tomorrow's powerful electromagnets.

Representation of perfluorooctanesulfonate (or PFOS), one kind of PFAS molecule commonly used in fire-fighting foams. PFAS are known as “forever chemicals” due to the very strong bonds behind fluorine atoms (depicted in blue) and carbon atoms (depicted in white).

'Til Death Do They Part?

Some manmade chemicals feature bonds so strong they could last forever. And that's a life-threatening problem.