SMP summary information

Timezone: US/Central
Location: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)

Mailing address: PO Box 500, Batavia, IL 60510-5011

Building: Wilson Hall

Room: One West, which is located on the first floor, Atrium level, of Wilson Hall.

GPS: 41°50’19.6″N+88°15’40.3″W

The Fermilab site is open to the public.  See this page for details.

Materials: All you need to bring is something for notes.

Slides from the lectures can be found on the Materials page.  The slides are posted a few days after the lecture.

Occasionally, we post pictures from the talks and the tours on these pages, too.

Time of classes and tours: Class is from 9 am to 11 am. Attendance will be taken each week so please arrive by 8:45 am to check-in. Check-in is outside of One West.

Tours are from 11 am to 12 pm. Closed toe shoes to be worn on tours. Flip flops, high heels, sandles, or slippers are not allowed.

Please note, the D0 and Tech. Div. tours may run longer by 30 minutes,  Also, students must be at least 14 years old for these two tours.

Students may be dropped-off at the Wilson Hall front horseshoe and can be picked-up there after the tours.

Questions: We like it when students participate in the lectures with questions. Don’t be shy — this is usually the best part for everyone.  But adults should read this page.
Social Media: If you are posting on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook (that is, pictures you take during the lectures or the tours, or you want to make comments), use the hashtag #FermilabSMP.

Our Facebook page is “Fermilab Saturday Morning Physics,

Class is never cancelled due to weather.
Please consider your safety before attempting to come to class.