On Dec. 2, 1988, a brand-new building was added to the Fermilab campus: the Feynman Computing Center. Its dedication coincided with the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the National Accelerator Laboratory, which was celebrated with a full slate of activities, including speeches, visits from consul generals, politicians and other officials, and a celebration in the atrium.
From Daily Herald, Nov. 28, 2018: Pop star and physics buff Micky Dolenz shares footage of Fermilab’s construction.
From Illinois Public Radio’s The 21st, Oct. 15, 2018: Fermilab archivist Valerie Higgins appears on Illinois Public Radio to talk about Enrico Fermi and Leon Lederman. Segment starts at 41:20
There are a few people in the history of physics who have made insights that have revolutionized our understanding of the interactions of math and physics and given us real insights into the meaning of our theories. Don Lincoln tells us of the tale of Emmy Noether – one of the most significant geniuses of the last century.
From Physics Today, July 1, 2018: Fermilab scientist Vladimir Shiltsev, who has worked with the journal Physics–Uspekhi for almost four decades, provides a brief history of the journal, whose centennial was in April 2018.
From ABC7 Chicago, June 10, 2018: Fermilab is featured on ABC show Built to Last, picked up by dozens of ABC affiliates. The 13-minute segment includes interviews with Tim Meyer, Valerie Higgins and Rhonda Merchut. Scroll to episode 5. Fermilab segment starts at 1:31.
From Live Science, June 18, 2018: Fermilab’s Don Lincoln gives the lowdown on how scientists discovered neutrino oscillation, leading into MiniBooNE’s latest measurement related to the sterile neutrino.