From Naperville Community Television, Jan. 14, 2018: The former governor and two-time presidential hopeful recently toured Fermilab and spoke to a packed auditorium of scientists who work at the national laboratory – a laboratory Perry called a jewel of the United States.
On Jan. 9, the U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry visited Fermilab and discussed accelerator technology development, neutrino research, quantum computing and a host of other activities that the lab pursues. He concluded his trip by delivering remarks to Fermilab staff in the packed Ramsey Auditorium and answering audience questions.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Secretary Rick Perry visited the Fermilab site on Jan. 9. During his visit, he met with scientists and saw much that the lab has to offer: neutrino experiments going on underground, accelerator technology, quantum computing technology, the 50-foot Muon g-2 magnet, the herd of bison and much more.
From The Beacon-News, Jan. 9, 2018: National laboratories should continue to bring in talent from across the world to advance understanding of science and promote global outreach, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said Tuesday during a speech to employees at Batavia’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
Two videos of Secretary of Energy Rick Perry’s Jan. 9 Fermilab visit are now available on the Fermilab YouTube channel. This 3-minute video gives an overview of the experimental areas and facilities that Perry toured. A 45-minute video of the Jan. 9 all-hands meeting with Perry is also online.
From Kane County Chronicle, Jan. 10, 2018: In a folksy, down-home talk at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Batavia Jan. 9, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry presented himself as an advocate for the Department of Energy’s 17 national laboratories and the expansion of science on a global scale.
From Daily Herald, Jan. 9, 2018: Secretary of Energy Rick Perry tells scientists at Fermilab that the the particle physics research facility is one of the “jewels” of the United States.