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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Stanley Wojcicki awarded Panofsky Prize
Stanford University professor emeritus of physics and Fermilab collaborator Stanley Wojcicki is the 2015 recipient of the W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in experimental particle physics.
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Oliver Gutsche keeps LHC community computing
Oliver Gutsche leads worldwide computing operations for the CMS experiment, combining research in particle physics with large-scale computing to probe the building blocks of matter.
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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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New high-speed transatlantic network to benefit science collaborations across the U.S.
ESnet will build a high-speed extension for faster data exchange between United States and Europe.
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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.
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Videos: NOvA in action
Go behind the scenes of the creation of the NOvA far detector and see what the NOvA detector sees in two new videos on the NOvA experiment.

Events

11/21
Arts & Lecture Series: Physics Slam III - SOLD OUT
Friday, Nov. 21 8 p.m.
11/26
Guided Tour
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 10:30 a.m.
11/28
Wilson Hall Closed
Friday-Saturday, Nov. 28-29 - Wilson Hall closed due to maintenance
12/3
Guided Tour
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m.
12/6
Get to Know Lederman Science Center
Saturday, Dec. 6, 10 a.m.
12/6
Arts & Lecture Series: Reduced Shakespeare Company's Ultimate Christmas Show
Saturday, Dec. 6, 8 p.m.