From the Daily Herald, March 15, 2023: Fermilab’s Mr. Freeze recently presented at an Addison Elementary District junior high school at its its annual Science Fun Night. Jerry Zimmerman, otherwise known as “Mr. Freeze,” demonstrated his infamous cryogenic experiment for a gymnasium full of families, teachers and students.
From the Kane County Magazine, February 2023: Kane County Magazine speaks with Fermilab’s Rebecca Thompson, head of education and public engagement, and senior scientist Don Lincoln on their passion for science and the curiosity that led them to Fermilab. The story, “For the love of science” begins on page 40.
From Physics Today: Snowmass 2022 this past July took place over 10 days with almost 1,200 people participating online and in person at the University of Washington. It involved 511 white papers spanning 10 “frontier” areas. This once-a-decade meeting also reaffirmed support for completing the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) and the affiliated Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility to carry our DUNE’s science goals.
From Inside Hook, September 13, 2022: Inside Hook explores the science and public event opportunities at Fermilab. From cutting-edge experiments, to art, nature and the Lederman Science Center, Fermilab is a fantastic destination for Chicagoland area residents and visitors.
From American University, September 6, 2022: Four years ago, artist Shanthi Chandrasekar exhibited at Fermilab which led to a collaboration with Michael Albrow at the American University in Washington, DC. From September 10 – December 11, 2022, Singularities and Infinities will be on display and is a juxtaposition of art and science. Together Shanthi Chandrasekar, an artist trying to capture the intricacies and wonders of the Universe, and Michael Albrow, an experimental physicist and science writer, seek to explain in a few words the science behind the workings of the Universe.
From Elle Italia, February 11, 2022: On World Day of Women in Science, there are Italians who have made history and have contributed to breaking down gender prejudice in science despite women continuing to be underrepresented in the world of science and technology. Included is this impressive list of Italian women in science is Fermilab’s Anna Grassellino.
From the Daily Herald, February 4, 2022: The Daily Herald Editorial Board heralds Fermilab as a gem in the Batavia region for the past 55 years with the important science work the lab has done and continues to do in the future.
From Science, December 16, 2021: And the winner is….Science has declared AI-driven software that offers insights into basic biology and revealing promising new drug targets the Breakthrough of 2021. The Muon g-2 story, At last, a crack in particle physics’ standard model?, was among the finalists in this impressive listing of science innovations that occurred this year. Read more about the winner and other amazing science discoveries recognized by Science.
From Nature, December 14, 2021: Nature news editors have compiled their list of defining moments in science and research in 2021. Fermilab’s Muon g-2 results announcement was included in the editors’ ten picks when it opened the door to major changes in physics.