Fall 2021 Session

Lecture topics and tours are subject to change. The schedule will be updated accordingly.

Schedule of Fall 2021 Online Lectures and Virtual Tours


Date Lecture Topic Speaker, Affiliation Virtual Tour
25-Sept-21 Introduction To Fermilab Pedro Machado, Fermilab Wilson Hall
2-Oct-21 Quantum Mechanics Patrick Fox, Fermilab Linac
9-Oct-21 Relativity Dan Hooper, Fermilab GCC Virtual Tour
16-Oct-21 The Standard Model of Particle Physics/LHC Physics Karri DiPetrillo, Fermilab
Alexx Perloff, University of Colorado, Boulder
Extended Q&A
23-Oct-21 Particle Accelerators and Particle Detectors Cindy Joe and Evan Niner, Fermilab Main Injector Virtual Tour
30-Oct-21 Quantum Computing Gabriel Perdue, Fermilab Physicist Panel
6-Nov-21 The Ghostly Neutrino Bruce Howard, Fermilab CMS Virtual Tour
13-Nov-21 Muon g-2 Jessica Esquivel, Fermilab Muon g-2 Virtual Tour
20-Nov-21 Energy and Climate Bryan Ramson, Fermilab Engineering Panel
27-Nov-21 No class – Thanksgiving break
4-Dec-21 Astrophysics and Cosmology Aleksandra Ciprijanovic, Fermilab SiDet Virtual Tour
11-Dec-21 Physics and Society Joseph Lykken, Deputy Director of Research, Fermilab Graduation

All lectures begin promptly at 9:00 AM.  We recommend you join the Saturday Morning Physics Zoom meeting between 8:45 AM and 8:50 AM.

The lectures are two hours long, with a 10-minute break at about 10:00.  Virtual tours and question & answer sessions start at 11:00; with everything wrapping up around 12:00 PM at the latest.