Fermilab offers a public lecture series on a wide range of topics presented by experts in their respective fields. Lectures cost $7 and are usually on Friday evenings beginning at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Auditorium. Lectures are general admission seating, and frequently sell out.
For information, call 630-840-ARTS (630-840-2787). Purchase tickets with no additional fees.
March 1, 2019, 8:00 pm
What makes us most secure? Is it enabling the police and intelligence agencies to unlock digital devices and listen to communications? Or is it securely protecting devices and communications against intrusions? Two events in 2016 painted this issue in sharp contrast. In February 2016, the FBI tried to compel Apple to open the locked iPhone... More »
April 5, 2019, 8:00 pm
The international Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility/Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermilab, is an international flagship science project to unlock the mysteries of neutrinos. Neutrinos are the most abundant matter particles in the universe, and they are all around us, but we know very little about them. By studying neutrinos, scientists at LBNF/DUNE will paint a clearer picture of the universe and how it works. (Courtesy of fnal.gov)
May 17, 2019, 8:00 pm
The deep-sea is the largest ecosystem on our planet and the least explored. It is a world without sunlight, but not without light. Dr. Widder will describe recent insights into the part living light plays in the deep sea and some of its applications and impacts in hunting cancer, pollution, giant squid and neutrinos.
Physics Slam VII is now available.
Todd Thompson’s lecture, “Supernovae, Neutron Stars & The Origin of the Heavy Elements” is now available.
Joe Lykken’s lecture, “Neutrinos are Everywhere” is now available.
Jorge Cham & Daniel Whiteson’s lecture, “We Have No Idea,” is now available.
Priya Natarajan’s May 5 lecture.”Mapping the Heavens” is now available.
Chris Quigg’s Jan. 27 lecture “Fermilab’s Greatest Hits: Highlights from the First Fifty Years” is now available on YouTube.
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