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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Superconducting test accelerator achieves first electron beam
The first cavities of Fermilab's superconducting test accelerator recently propelled their first electrons.
The dawn of DUNE
A powerful planned neutrino experiment gains new members, new leaders and a new name.
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Expanding the cosmic search
Scientists are working on a new, highly sensitive camera destined for the South Pole Telescope. The camera will help researchers better understand neutrinos, the ghost-like particles without electric charge that rarely interact with matter.
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Scientists find rare dwarf satellite galaxy candidates in Dark Energy Survey data
Scientists on two continents have independently discovered a set of celestial objects that seem to belong to the rare category of dwarf satellite galaxies orbiting our home galaxy, the Milky Way.
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Detecting something with nothing
Researchers are one step closer to finding new physics with the completion of a harp-shaped prototype detector element for the Mu2e experiment.
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Scientists talk high-stakes science
Scientists from Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab and the University of Chicago discuss the risks and rewards of participating in high-stakes science and pushing boundaries.

Events

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Guided Tour
Wednesday, April 1, 10:30 a.m.
4/2
Kingnut Woods Workday
Thursday, April 2, 9 a.m.
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Get to Know Lederman Science Center
Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m.
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Spring Dance Weekend
Sunday, April 5, 3 and 7 p.m.
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Habitat Workday
Monday, April 6, 1 p.m.
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ECW East Workday
Tuesday, April 7, 1 p.m.