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Fermilab’s 50th Anniversary Kick-Off
January 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$14 – $28
2017 marks 50 years since the opening of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, or as we (and everyone else) like to call it, Fermilab! Happy Birthday, Fermilab, from physics-phans* everywhere! We thank you for your ceaseless dedication to researching the atomic, and much smaller, bits that make up us and our universe. You can read here about the Lab’s humble origins in 1967 on a mere 6,800 acres west of Chicago near Batavia, Illinois and why it shortly thereafter got its Buffalo herd started.
They have a fantastic line-up of programs and events all year long, which you can check out here. The celebration begins this Saturday with a Kick-off Party and concert.
Before the concert, come for the Lab’s special 50th anniversary celebration starting at 7:00pm in the Wilson Hall Atrium with dessert, music, an art exhibit, Einstein, Mr. Freeze and very cool science demos.