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Lecture Series:

Fermilab offers a public lecture series on a wide range of topics presented by experts in their respective fields. Generally 6 to 8 lectures are offered each year ranging from astrophysics and cosmology to cancer. Lectures cost $7.00 and are usually on Friday evenings beginning at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Auditorium. For information, call 630-840-ARTS (630-840-2787).

Upcoming Lectures

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Dr. Dan Green, Fermilab Friday, September 23, 2011
Dr. Young-Kee Kim, Associate Director, Fermilab Friday, September 30, 2011
Dr. Tony Wasserman, Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley Friday, October 14, 2011
Dr. Bonnie Bassler, Princeton University Friday, November 11, 2011
Dr. Rocky Kolb, University of Chicago Friday, January 20, 2012
Drs. Stephen Macknik and Susan Martinez-Conde Friday, April 27, 2012
Past Lectures available online:
Dr. James Surmeier,
Northwestern University
Friday, January 14, 2011
Dr. Regina Rameika
Friday, April 23, 2010
Dr. Craig Hogan
Friday, November 13, 2009
Dr. Pier Oddone
Friday, March 27, 2009
Dr. Chris Quigg
Friday, January 18, 2008
Dr. Dan Hooper
Friday, Nov. 16, 2007
Dr. Steven Levitt
University of Chicago
Friday, Nov. 4, 2005
Dr. Paul Grannis
Friday, Feb. 4, 2005
Herman B. White
Friday, Jan. 21, 2005
Carl Haber Friday, Nov. 12, 2004
The Search for Extra Dimensions Joe Lykken
Theoretical Physicist, Fermilab
Friday, May 21, 2004
Einstein's Unfinished Symphony: Sounds from the Distant Universe Barry Barish
Friday, April 23, 2004
Windows on the Universe:
New Questions about Matter, Space and Time
Dr. Michael Witherell
Director, Fermilab
Friday, August 15, 2003
Mapping the Heavens: The Universe Revealed by The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Dr. Joshua A. Frieman Friday, March 14,, 2003
Fermilab's Particle Accelerators:
Past, Present and Future
Bill Foster
Fermilab Scientist
Friday, November 8, 2002
Fermi's Atom: A Cosmic Mystery Story Dr. Lawrence Krauss
Case Western University
Friday, September 28, 2001
Past Lectures Slides:
Hadron Therapy for
Cancer Treatment
Dr. Arlene Lennox
Medical Physicist, Department Head of Neutron Therapy Faciliy Fermilab
Friday, November 21, 2003
Dr. Lonnie G. Thompson
Ohio State University
Friday, May 18, 2007


About Ramsey Auditorium


All of the wood used in the proscenium and lobby of Ramsey Auditorium is from trees which had to be cleared when Fermilab was built.

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