Fall 2023

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

Schedule of fall 2023 online lectures and virtual tours

Date Lecture Topic Speaker, Affiliation Tour
23 Sept 2023 Wilson Hall: Introduction To Fermilab Cristina Mantilla Suarez, Fermilab Fermilab driving tour (virtual, in-person)
30 Sept 2023 University of Chicago: Relativity Gordan Krnjaic, Fermilab No tour; South Side Science Fest
7 Oct 2023 Wilson Hall: Quantum Mechanics Patrick Fox, Fermilab Linac, and Main Control Room (virtual, in-person)
14 Oct 2023 Wilson Hall: The Standard Model of Particle Physics/LHC Physics Jennet Dickinson and
Grace E. Cummings, Fermilab
CERN virtual tour
21 Oct 2023 Wilson Hall: How We Make and Detect Particles Cindy D. Joe, Fermilab “My Life as a Physicist” panel
28 Oct 2023 Wilson Hall: Quantum Computing Gabriel Perdue, Fermilab Physicist career path panel
4 Nov 2023 Wilson Hall: The Ghostly Neutrino TBA Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center live tour; no virtual tour
11 Nov 2023 Wilson Hall: Energy and Climate Bryan Ramson, Fermilab National Renewable Energy Laboratory virtual panel
18 Nov 2023 Wilson Hall: Cosmology TBA Silicon Detector live tour; Main Injector virtual video tour
2 Dec 2023 Location TBA: Muon g-2 TBA TBA
9 Dec 2023 Wilson Hall: Director’s Lecture and Graduation Lia Merminga, Fermilab Graduation

All lectures begin promptly at 9 a.m. We recommend that you join the Saturday Morning Physics Zoom meeting between 8:45–8:50 a.m.

The lectures are two hours long, with a 10-minute break. Virtual tours and Q&A sessions start at about 11 a.m., with everything wrapping up at around noon.