Fermilab scientist Juan Estrada gives the November Pregúntale a un Científico (Ask-a-Scientist) on Nov. 5, from 1-4 p.m. The talk is titled “Materia oscura y energía oscura.” Visit the event webpage for more information and to register to attend.   Haga preguntas científicas directamente a los expertos. Los físicos contestan preguntas y explican todo, desde el Big Bang hasta cómo funciona un acelerador de partículas. Adultos y estudiantes con un gran interés en la ciencia! La presentación y el tono… More »

The next generation

Fermilab is closely tied to the local community, drawing students and teachers through its public engagement programs. Some of the lab’s younger guests are impressive, as illustrated by an encounter that scientist Sowjanya Gollapinni shared with a visiting middle school neighbor.

Field trip at Fermilab

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Students from Henry W. Cowherd Middle School recently enjoyed an outdoor field trip to Fermilab, where they studied wildlife up close.

I took my 12-year-old daughter and her friend to see the movie “Hidden Figures” last winter. The film really hit a nerve with her and sparked several candid conversations about diversity.