Recent Releases


The Association of Science and Technology Centers in Washington, D.C. has named William F. Fracarro, a fourth-grade teacher at Clifford A. Johnson School in Wheaton/Warrenville District 200, to the 1996 ASTC Honor Roll of Teachers.

Officials at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory responded today (March 19) to the announcement of the Clinton administration’s Congressional Budget Request for fiscal year 1997, beginning October 1, 1996.

An article to appear in the February 9 issue of Science describes results contained in a paper submitted to Physical Review Letters by the 450-member Collider Detector at Fermilab collaboration.

Batavia, IL-Nationally known author Janice Van Cleave will be the featured speaker at the Second Annual Science Resource Fair, to be held at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on March 15 and 16, 1996. The popular author of science activity books will give a hands-on keynote speech, “Making Classroom Science Awesome,” in Fermilab’s Ramsey Auditorium in the laboratory’s Wilson Hall at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 15. The cost of the lecture is included in the registration… More »

As cool weather and warm colors herald autumn’s arrival, the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, in keeping with a fall tradition, is offering area residents a chance to join in the Laboratory’s annual Prairie Seed Harvest, scheduled for Oct. 7th and 28th.

Batavia IL — Physicists at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory today (March 2) announced the discovery of the subatomic particle called the top quark, the last undiscovered quark of the six predicted by current scientific theory. Scientists worldwide had sought the top quark since the discovery of the bottom quark at Fermilab in 1977. The discovery provides strong support for the quark theory of the structure of matter. Two research papers, submitted in Friday, February 24, to… More »