Lecture Series

Fermilab offers a public lecture series on a wide range of topics presented by experts in their respective fields. Ramsey Auditorium Lectures cost $8 and are usually on Friday evenings beginning at 7:30 pm. Lectures are general admission seating, and frequently sell out.

For information, call 630-840-ARTS (630-840-2787). Purchase tickets with no additional fees.

Upcoming events

Sept. 26, 2021, 2:00 pm US/Central
Geraldine Cox
Tickets: $4 access fee
Do we appreciate and enjoy all the gifts that discovering Nature through science can bring?  In this illustrated talk of art, poetry and science, I will explore some of these gifts and discuss how Nature’s marvelous imagination and our methods of understanding it might play a greater role in our world.  - Geraldine Cox
Oct. 17, 2021, 2:00 pm US/Central
Prof. Sophie Scott CBE, University College London
Tickets: $4 access fee
Professor Sophie Scott CBE is the director of the Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, where she runs a lab. In 2020 she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honors, for services to Neuroscience. (Courtesy of University College London)

Streaming video

 

Jennifer Raaf’s talk is now available on YouTube, complete with closed captioning.

Don Lincoln’s talk is now available on YouTube, complete with closed captioning.

Dan Hooper’s talk is now available on Youtube, complete with closed captioning.

Physics Slam VIII is now available.

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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