Fermilab’s first Latin American scientists came to the lab in 1983, when four researchers from Brazil traveled across the equator to work on experiment E691. Carlos Escobar was one of them. It was the beginning of a collaboration spurred by a bold proposition by Director Leon Lederman.

Ciao! We are excited to announce the Italian courses at the lab will restart soon! Please come join us at the kickoff meeting Thursday February the 16th in Racetrack WH 7th Floor (crossover). We will discuss the details and light refreshments will be provided! All levels of Italian are welcome! Feel free to ask questions: Omar Al Atassi ( or Carlo Santini ( Buona giornata 2017-02-13_58a1da501b37f_ItalianCourses_2017002

Video: We are DUNE

Building the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment requires people with many different skills. The DUNE collaboration now comprises about 1,000 people from more than 160 institutions in 30 countries.

You are invited to participate to the following lecture: Science and culture in the Italian Renaissance Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. in Wilson Hall, One West, Fermilab, Pine Street and Kirk Road, Batavia IL 60510. RSVP for free by Jan 21. Italian espresso to follow. Tickets are free, but registration is required. Tickets to participants will be collected at the entrance. For additional information visit our website For any questions or request of specific programs, please contact the organizing committee – we are… More »