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Fermilab's Batavia site is currently closed to the general public.



Attend a free online lecture, talk to scientists, engineers, technicians and take a virtual tour of Fermilab.

Program: Take science questions straight to experts. Lab staff answer questions and explain everything from the Big Bang to how a particle accelerator works. A Spanish version of Ask-a-Scientist (Pregunte a un Científico) is available twice a year.

When: 1 PM to 3 PM on the first or second Sunday of the month.

Where: Online via Zoom

Suggested audience: adults and students with a keen interest in science! The presentation and tone is set for high school students - college freshman.

Virtual Ask-a-Scientist Upcoming Events:

Sunday, September 12 at 1:00 PM US Central

"The Past and Present of Natural Areas Restoration at Fermilab" - Walter "Wally" Levernier, Fermilab

Registration coming soon!

"The Telescopes We Build for Cosmology" - Sara Simon, Fermilab

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