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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Science, art and hands-on fun at Fermilab's Family Open House on Sunday, Feb. 8 from 1-5 p.m.
Fermilab's annual Family Open House will feature special tours, performances by Jerry "Mr. Freeze" Zimmerman, science experiments for the whole family, and an eye-popping new art exhibit. And it's all free.
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Mu2e polishes off prototype module for transport solenoid
Fermilab researchers are getting ready to test a newly completed coil module prototype for the Mu2e experiment.
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Fermilab leads in developing software for LSST Dark Energy Science Collaboration
Fermilab astrophysics and computing experts achieved a milestone with a demonstration run of the analysis framework software they are developing for the Dark Energy Science Collaboration of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.
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PXIE completes two uninterrupted day-long runs
PXIE, a test accelerator that prototypes the front end of the proposed upgrades to the Fermilab accelerator complex, has reached an important milestone.
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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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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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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

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Guided Tour
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m.
2/4
Guided Tour
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 10:30 a.m.
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Colloquium: Art@CMS as a Vehicle for Education and Outreach
Wednesday Feb. 4, 4 p.m.
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Artist Reception: Art@CMS
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 5 p.m.
2/7
Get to Know Lederman Science Center
Saturday, Feb. 7, 10 a.m.
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Arts & Lecture Series: Cirque Zuma Zuma
Saturday, Feb. 7, 7:00 p.m.