history

A renowned physicist, famed former Fermilab Director Leon Lederman was everyman to the kids he met. Fermilab’s Dee Hahn recounts how Lederman entertained the children at the Fermilab daycare center.

Our collection of colorful stories about Fermilab told by you — our employees and users — are now in an online collection at 50.fnal.gov. We’ll continue to add to the collection as the anecdotes are published on our news site. If you have a story from Fermilab’s history you’d like to tell, email news@fnal.gov. We publish both written and video stories. Have a look, reminisce, and enjoy!

Scientists Rocky Kolb and Mike Turner recount the time they first proposed that Fermilab – dedicated to the study of the universe’s smallest constituents — expand its program to include the stars, galaxies and the cosmos.

Have you been to see the Angela Gonzales exhibit at the Fermilab Art Gallery yet? If not, be sure to check it out. Fermilab’s first artist made a lasting mark on the laboratory — in drawings, on buildings, even by designing the Fermilab logo.