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  As a precautionary measure related to COVID-19, the entire Fermilab site in Batavia is closed to the general public. This includes access to the walking/bicycling paths. All public events and tours are canceled, postponed or held remotely until further notice. We appreciate your understanding.
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Fermilab Summer Science Series

Attend a free online lecture and ask the experts your questions!

Program: The Summer Science Series is an online lecture series covering a variety of science topics followed by a question and answer session with the presenter and Fermilab staff.

Where: Online via Zoom

Suggested audience: Adults and students with a keen interest in science!

Contact: Lederman Science Center, Education Office:


June 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM:

"The Sky's the Limit: Radiation Hazards of Space Travel" - Jim Welsh, Loyola Medical Center and Hines VA Hospital.

June 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM:

"Looking Back in Time: Cosmology at the Beginning of the World" - Adam Anderson, Fermilab.

July 26, 2020 at 1:00 PM:

"Muon Physics at Fermilab" - Saskia Charity, Fermilab.

August 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM:

"The Mysteries of what Quantum Mechanics Means" - Adam Lyon, Fermilab.

From our participants:

"Adam, Amanda & Fermilab, thank you very much for your time and effort. This was AWESOME!"

"As always, Fermilab's lectures are quite informative and amazing. Congrats!"

"Saskia - you have such a clear way of describing what can be complicated concepts. Nice Job! This was a fabulous presentation and the graphics helped! Thank you!"

Stay tuned for the Fall 2020 launch of our Virtual Ask-a-Scientist Program! Follow us on Twitter @FermilabEd for updates!