As we enter the second month of Fermilab’s 50th year, we look back on Robert Wilson assuming the lab’s first directorship and revisit the lab’s first experiment, along with other memorable milestones.
Fermilab is America’s particle physics and accelerator laboratory. Our vision is to solve the mysteries of matter, energy, space and time for the benefit of all.
The Escaramujo Project delivered detector technology by van to eight universities in Latin America.
Nearly 200 local luminaries came to Fermilab to hear from laboratory leadership and, at 2017’s first Arts and Lecture Series talk, from scientist Chris Quigg about Fermilab’s greatest hits.
Fermilab’s Family Open House is a chance for the whole family to spend an afternoon learning about science in a hands-on way and have fun doing it. This year’s event will mark Fermilab’s 50th anniversary with a new show and several activities for kids and their parents to enjoy.
Since its inception in 1980 by then-Fermilab Director Leon Lederman, Saturday Morning Physics has been one of the most popular outreach initiatives at Fermilab.
Years of work upgrading the accelerator have made it possible to achieve the high beam power needed to produce neutrinos — the most elusive of nature’s known particles — by the truckload.