Celebrating Enrico Fermi's 100th birthday, September 28, 2001
Enrico Fermi Centennial Symposium, a celebration of Enrico Fermi and the universality of his physics contributions at the laboratory that bears his name, at Ramsey Auditorium
Note: Symposium attendees must enter the site through the Pine Street gate on Fermilab's West Side and obtain visitors' passes.
9:00 a.m. On the Origin of Cosmic Rays
9:45 a.m. Observation of Fermi Pressure in Trapped Atoms: The Atomic White Dwarf Star
10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. From the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam (FPU) Problem to Solitons and Chaos
11:45 a.m. Weak Interactions
12:30 p.m. Italian Lunch at the Wilson Hall Atrium cafeteria
1:45 p.m. The Evolution of Particle Physics after Fermi's Time
2:30 p.m. Nuclear Weapons
3:15 p.m. Fermi as a Teacher
4:00 p.m. Coffee and Birthday cake in the Wilson Hall Atrium
Note: The lecture is sold out. Only ticket holders will be admitted to the Fermilab site to attend the lecture. Ticket holders must enter the Fermilab site through the Pine Street gate on Fermilab's West Side, where they will be directed to parking areas.
Fermi Film Fest, September 24 - 27, featuring movies about Enrico Fermi and his work, 1 West at noon.
Monday, September 24 - The World of Enrico Fermi
Tuesday, September 25 - The Day Tomorrow began
Wednesday, September 26 - The Italian Navigator has landed #1
Thursday, September 27 - The Italian Navigator has landed #2
University of Chicago remembers Fermi, September 29
|last modified 9/24/2001 email Fermilab|