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Scientists Say Farewell to Daya Bay Site, Proceed with Final Data Analysis

…ay Reactor Neutrino experiment. (Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt/Berkeley Lab) The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment collaboration – which made a precise measurement of an important neutrino property eight years ago, setting the stage for a new round of experiments and discoveries about these hard-to-study particles – has finished taking data. Though the experiment is formally shutting down, the collaboration will continue to analyze its complete datas…

90 Years of Neutrino Science

…lein Talks About IceCube Then and Now, and What’s Next,” July 12, 2018     Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment, China A first-of-its-kind equal partnership agreement between the U.S. and China launched the Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment northeast of Hong Kong, and it didn’t take long for the experiment to experience its first success. Just 55 days after it began taking data, the Daya Bay experiment reported that it had successfully measured…

International Physicists Join Forces in Hunt for Sterile Neutrinos

…lease is adapted from the original press releases issued by the MINOS+ and Daya Bay collaborations. View an original release published by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. An international group of more than 260 scientists has produced one of the most stringent tests to date for the existence of sterile neutrinos, which are theorized particles related to the three known types, or “flavors,” of neutrinos but that are not directly detectable. S…

VIDEOS: Science Collaborations Find a Way During COVID-19 Pandemic

…this series: Some Lab Magnet Work Proceeds on Particle Accelerator Upgrade Daya Bay Reactor Experiment Continues to Generate Data Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work ### Founded in 1931 on the belief that the biggest scientific challenges are best addressed by teams, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and its scientists have been recognized with 13 Nobel Prizes. Today, Berkeley Lab researchers develop s…

In International Physics Collaborations, Working Remotely Is Nothing New

…series: • Some Lab Magnet Work Proceeds on Particle Accelerator Upgrade • Daya Bay Reactor Experiment Continues to Generate Data • Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work • CUORE Underground Experiment in Italy Carries on Despite Pandemic • DESI Team Prepares for Telescope Instrument’s Restart after Unexpected Shutdown More: A Gradual Restart Plan for CERN’s On-Site Activities # # # Founded in 1931 on the bel…

Daya Bay Reactor Experiment Continues to Generate Data

…ay experiment, leads U.S. participation in the experiment. Website: http://dayabay.ihep.ac.cn/ Note: This is part of a recurring series highlighting ongoing Berkeley Lab work in international physics collaborations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Largely unaffected by the pandemic, the Daya Bay reactor neutrino experiment in Shenzen, China, has continued to pump data to remote supercomputers for analyses. “Since 2017, we have instituted remote shift…

Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work

…In International Physics Collaborations, Working Remotely Is Nothing New • Daya Bay Reactor Experiment Continues to Generate Data • CUORE Underground Experiment in Italy Carries on Despite Pandemic • DESI Team Prepares for Telescope Instrument’s Restart after Unexpected Shutdown Limited work in surface laboratories at SURF has progressed, and this work must follow strict safety measures. Some limited work has also been allowed to continue at a few…

DESI Team Prepares for Telescope Instrument’s Restart after Unexpected Shutdown

…In International Physics Collaborations, Working Remotely Is Nothing New • Daya Bay Reactor Experiment Continues to Generate Data • Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work • CUORE Underground Experiment in Italy Carries on Despite Pandemic In the last two days before this closure, DESI crews raced to use the instrument to capture some night-sky measurements. They succeeded in collecting the light signatures, o…

CUORE Underground Experiment in Italy Carries on Despite Pandemic

…ternational Physics Collaborations, Working Remotely Is Nothing New • Daya Bay Reactor Experiment Continues to Generate Data • Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work • DESI Team Prepares for Telescope Instrument’s Restart after Unexpected Shutdown “We were already planning to transition to remote shift operations, whereby a scientist at a home institution would monitor the systems in real time, respond to ala…

The ‘Little’ Computer Cluster That Could

…ough access to the PDSF facility.” PDSF’s fast processing of data from the Daya Bay nuclear reactor-based experiment was also integral in precise measurements of neutrino properties. The cluster was a trendsetter for a so-called condo model in shared computing. This model allowed collaborations to buy a share of computing power and dedicated storage space that was customized for their own needs, and a participant’s allocated computer processors on…