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A fixed target for LHC

The first fixed target ever installed at the LHC is completing its way towards the mounting in LHCb, making the latter the first experiment having two different interaction points (beam-beam, beam-target) able to work simultaneously.

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100th anniversary of Giorgio Salvini’s birth

Today, on the 24th of April 2020, is the centennial of Giorgio Salvini’s birth.
Unforgettable reference figure in the scientific world in a crucial post-war period, we owe him a lot of what followed: the golden years of Particle Physics in Italy.

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From Frascati an “umbrella” for ICARUS at Fermilab

At LNF the construction of the Cosmic Ray Tagger (CRT) for ICARUS-T600 has just ended. The latter is one of the detectors of the Short Baseline Neutrino (SBN) experiment at Fermilab, aiming at discovering the so-called sterile neutrinos at the eV Scale or definitely excluding them.

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EuPRAXIA gets funded

The Official Journal of February 6, 2020 publishes the Decree of the Ministry of Education, University and Research no. 1118/2019, “Allotment of the fund aimed at relaunching investments of Government Central Administrations and at Country’s development”, as provided for in the Article 1, section 95 of the Law of December 30, 2018, no. 145.

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Indian Ambassador visited LNF

On the 4th of March an Indian delegation, guided by the Ambassador to Italy Reenat Sandhu, visited Gran Sasso National Laboratories (LNGS) and Frascati National Laboratories (LNF) of INFN.

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

Again this year, Frascati National Laboratory (LNF) adhere to the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, established in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly with the purpose of promoting equal access to STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), as well as emphasizing the value of women in the world of scientific research.

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The coldest place in the LNF

At the beginning of 2020, in the COLD lab (CryOgenic Laboratory for Detectors) the commissioning of a new cryostat with dilution refrigerator was successfully completed.

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