Science

Particle Accelerators
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At Fermilab, we develop, build and operate the particle accelerators of the 21st century.
Particle Physics Research
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Using state-of-the-art technology, our scientists explore the mysteries of matter, energy, space and time.

Spotlight

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DIY: Nobel physicist snowflakes
Symmetry magazine presents a physics twist on the craft of cutting paper snowflakes. Watch a video involving Einstein, Curie and Schrodinger.
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Gaining support for new long-baseline neutrino experiment at Fermilab
More than 350 scientists from more than 100 institutions around the world have expressed their strong support to form an international collaboration around a new long-baseline neutrino experiment at Fermilab.
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New books for the physics fan
These recently published popular science books will help you catch up on particle physics news, knowledge and history.
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Scintillator extruded at Fermilab detects particles around the globe
Plastic scintillator used as particle detection material in experiments around the world was developed by a group at Fermilab and its collaborative partners.
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New technique for generating radio-frequency power may dramatically cut linac costs
A team at Fermilab has developed a new technique to use a magnetron to power a superconducting radio-frequency accelerating cavity, potentially saving hundreds of millions of dollars in the construction and operating costs of future linear accelerators.
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Fermilab's 500-mile neutrino experiment up and running
With construction completed, the NOvA experiment has begun its probe into the mysteries of ghostly particles that may hold the key to understanding the universe.

Events

12/20
Big Woods Volunteer Day
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12/24
Guided Tour
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 10:30 a.m.
12/24
Lederman Science Center Closed
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12/28
Lederman Science Center Closed
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12/31
Guided Tour
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 10:30 a.m.
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Get to Know Lederman Science Center
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