Czech Republic government representatives visit Fermilab

Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer, right, welcomes Jan Hamáček, left, speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, and Borek Lizec, consul general of the Czech Republic in Chicago. Photo: Reidar Hahn
Mark Messier, left, professor at Indiana University and co-spokesperson of the NOvA neutrino experiment, speaks to Jan Hamáček, speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. Photo: Reidar Hahn
Milos Lokajicek of the Institute of Physics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic addresses the Czech delegation and introduces Czech scientists who collaborate on Fermilab experiments. Photo: Reidar Hahn

Last month representatives from the Czech parliament and government visited Fermilab. The Czech delegation met with the Fermilab management team and learned about the laboratory’s program.

Deputy Director Joe Lykken highlighted the 20-year history of Czech scientists collaborating on Fermilab experiments, including DZero and NOvA. The visitors met with Czech scientists at Fermilab and toured the Minos underground area.