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.
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will visit Fermilab on Tuesday, Jan. 9. As part of his visit, he will speak to employees and users at an all-hands meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Ramsey Auditorium. Please plan to arrive in the Auditorium no later than 11:20 a.m. so that the meeting can start immediately upon the Secretary’s arrival. There will be time for questions following his remarks, so please come prepared. No bags, backpacks or laptops will be permitted in the…
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Congressman Randy Hultgren and staff members in his district and Washington, D.C., visited Fermilab on Thursday, Jan. 23. The group met with Director Nigel Lockyer, and then the staff members toured the IARC and Technical Division areas, saw the Muon g-2 electromagnet and went underground to see the MINOS, MINERvA and NOvA neutrino experiments.