Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is America’s particle physics laboratory. Our vision is to inspire the world and enable its scientists to solve the mysteries of matter, energy, space and time for the benefit of all.
Our mission is to drive discovery in particle physics by
We advance particle physics research using a range of techniques at three interrelated frontiers. These frontiers ask different questions and use different tools, but they ultimately aim at the same scientific goal: a complete understanding of the laws of nature and the cosmos.
Our focused scientific mission, coupled with our accelerator and detector facilities and R&D infrastructure, keep the United States a world leader in particle physics research. Our program provides opportunities for international partners to participate in particle physics facilities in the United States.
At Fermilab, scientists work on particle physics science and technology that leads to a better understanding of the physics of the universe and practical benefits to society.
For more than 10 years, physicists working on experiments at Fermilab have been telling the story of their research results in our newsletter Fermilab Today.
The Particle Physics Project Prioritzation Panel proposes a strategic plan for the next 10 years to address the central questions in particle physics using a range of tools and techniques at three interrelated frontiers.