festival

Thank you to all who participated in the event planning for and attended the Deepavali Festival of Lights celebration in downtown Naperville. A festival is time to be grateful for our own existence and celebrate those moments with family and friends.​ Some of the Fermilab community members enjoyed time together and appreciated the opportunity to feel connected. Many members joined the Lab during the pandemic. Everyone enjoyed colorful Rangoli, beautiful candles, a talent show and of course Indian sweets and…

All Fermilab staff are entitled to $5 off Chicago Science Festival tickets. Use the promo code “Fermilab” (without quotation marks) on the ticketing site. Chicago Science Festival 2017 is Saturday, May 20, at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. It is an all-day extravaganza of science presentations and demos highlighting amazing research (and researchers) from Argonne Lab, Fermilab, Northwestern University, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, RUSH, the Rehabilitation Institute, and more. Plus you can see Formula Electric Race Cars and test-drive the latest…

Chicago Science Fest, hosted by the Illinois Science Council, takes place May 13-14 in Chicago. Fermilab scientist Anne Schukraft will give a presentation titled “The How and Why of Tracking the Invisible, Elusive Neutrino.” You can also hear presentations on black holes and gravitational waves, deep ocean research, circadian rhythms, and the physics of “The Game of Thrones.” Saturday will feature hands-on demos, including a virtual reality experience with Oculus Rift with Fermilab scientists. Because Fermilab is a sponsor, Fermilab…