On Sunday, Feb. 10, an incredible 2,500 people turned out for Fermilab’s 2019 Family Open House. This year’s event featured an exhibit commemorating Leon Lederman, The Great Neutrino Hunt, and a livecast with experts underground at Sanford Lab. Look at the photos to see people having a good time learning about science.
From The Beacon-News, Feb. 10, 2019: Thousands of children and their parents put science on their radar Sunday as Fermilab held its annual open house event. For four hours, families were able to tour and explore the space Fermilab calls, “America’s premier particle physics and accelerator laboratory” and, according to staff, “show what we do and what’s possible here.”
From Chicago Tribune, Jan. 30, 2019: Think of it as a Physics Party. A big one. The popular Fermilab Family Open House is back with a bang from 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 10 at Fermilab. The lab wants visitors to gain a better understanding of all the exciting things happening at Fermilab and a general appreciation for STEM fields and research.
Fermilab’s Family Open House is a chance for the whole family to spend an afternoon learning about science in a hands-on way and have fun doing it. This year’s event, running from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, will feature the Great Neutrino Hunt, live physics demonstrations, a memorial to Leon Lederman, and several activities for kids and their parents to enjoy.
On Sunday, Feb. 10, Fermilab’s Wilson Hall will come alive with the sounds of science.