Fermilab is America’s particle physics and accelerator laboratory. Our vision is to solve the mysteries of matter, energy, space and time for the benefit of all.

Why are we called Fermilab?

Many visitors to Fermilab reasonably conclude from its name that Enrico Fermi worked at the laboratory, but he never did. In fact, he died in 1954, years before scientists even officially recommended the construction of a U.S. accelerator laboratory.

Visualizing the invisible

Ellen Sandor, Fermilab’s 2016 artist-in-residence, shines a new light on Fermilab’s neutrino research with her current exhibit at the Fermilab Art Gallery.

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