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 live driving tour; virtual tour
30 Sept 2023 University of Chicago: Quantum Mechanics Patrick Fox, Fermilab No tours; South Side Science Fest
7 Oct 2023 Wilson Hall: Relativity Gordon Krnjaic, Fermilab Wilson Hall and Main Control Room live tour; virtual tour
14 Oct 2023 Wilson Hall: The Standard Model of Particle Physics/LHC Physics Jennet Dickinson and
Grace E. Cummings, Fermilab
Remote tour: Compact Muon Solenoid detector at the CERN laboratory (France-Switzerland)
21 Oct 2023 Wilson Hall: How We Make and Detect Particles Cindy D. Joe and Evan Niner, Fermilab Wilson Hall: “My Life as a Physicist” panel
28 Oct 2023 Wilson Hall: Quantum Computing Gabriel Perdue, Fermilab Wilson Hall: Physicist career path panel
4 Nov 2023 Wilson Hall: The Ghostly Neutrino Maria Martinez-Casales, Fermilab Fermilab Silicon Detector live tour; no virtual tour
11 Nov 2023 Wilson Hall: Energy and Climate Bryan Ramson, Fermilab Wilson Hall: Extended Q&A
18 Nov 2023 Wilson Hall: Astrophysics and Cosmology in the AI Era Aleksandra Ciprijanovic, Fermilab Wilson Hall: Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center live tour; Main Injector virtual video tour
2 Dec 2023 Wilson Hall: Muon g-2 Mete Yucel, Fermilab Wilson Hall: Wrap-Up Q&A
9 Dec 2023 Wilson Hall: Director’s Lecture and Graduation Lia Merminga, Fermilab Wilson Hall: 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.