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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Building an instrument to map the universe in 3-D
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument will study the origins and effects of dark energy by creating the largest 3-D map of the universe to date. Fermilab is making four major contributions to the project, hosted by Berkeley Lab.
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Chicago Science Fest - May 28-30
Fermilab scientists will reveal the mysteries of dark matter, dark energy and neutrinos at a three-day science extravaganza.
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Two Large Hadron Collider experiments first to observe rare subatomic process
Two experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, have combined their results and observed a previously unseen subatomic process.
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The United States and CERN upgrade their relationship
A new agreement paves the way for joint projects between the United States and CERN.
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Ten things you might not know about antimatter
Antimatter has fueled many a supernatural tale. It's also fascinating all by itself.
New beamline at Fermilab Test Beam Facility delivers beam to LArIAT
Accelerator operators have begun sending particles to the LArIAT R&D experiment, which will help advance particle detector technologies for neutrino research.

Events

5/25
Habitat Workday
Monday, May 25, 1 p.m.
5/26
Women's Initiative: Diversifying the S.T.E.M Workforce
Tuesday, May 26, 3 p.m.
5/27
Guided Tour
Wednesday, May 27, 10:30 a.m.
6/1
Habitat Workday
Monday, June 1, 1 p.m.
6/3
Guided Tour
Wednesday, June 3, 10:30 a.m.
6/3
Colloquium: Amplifying Tiny Changes with Ultrafast Video
Wednesday June 3, 4 p.m.