The Fermilab community is welcome to join an online celebration of the Lantern Festival on Friday, Feb. 26, from 3-4:30 p.m. The virtual event is hosted by the Fermilab Asian and Pacific American lab resource group. The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first month in the lunar calendar, the last day of the Chinese New Year celebration. This online gathering is not only a celebration of one of the most important events on the Chinese calendar,…

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How do the questions Galileo faced in the 17th century relate to those posed in our own era? What is our place in this vast realm of existence? How will spacetime come to an end?Symmetry writer Mike Perricone’s favorite physics books of 2020 cover an impressive span of time: from the very beginning of our universe until the very end.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Fermilab Pumpkin Carving Contest, either by entering pumpkins in the contest or by voting!  Join the get-connected listserv to hear about fun cultural activities throughout the year! The votes are counted! See the results in the photos below.

Friday, Oct. 30, is the last day to submit your Fermilab Pumpkin Carving Contest entries. Please submit entries by Friday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. In all entries, please include: 1 photo with lights on 1 photos with lights off and candle lit *Bonus – send a photo of yourself with your pumpkin Voting starts tomorrow morning! Visit to vote!

Lab holidays 2020

For a list of lab holidays 2020, please refer to the employee all-hands email sent out on 10/17/19, or go to Lab Holidays 2020 on the WDRS website.