Encyclopedia > Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

  Article Content

Fermilab

Redirected from Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory located in Batavia near Chicago, Illinois is a U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory specializing in high-energy particle physics. Founded in 1967 as the National Accelerator Laboratory, it was renamed in honor of Enrico Fermi in 1974. Fermilab's Tevatron is a landmark particle-accelerator. Four miles in circumference, it is the world's highest energy particle-accelerator. A small herd of American bison, started at the lab's founding, lives on the grounds symbolizing Fermilab's presence on the frontier of physics and its connection to the American prairie.

Links



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Reformed churches

... Council of Nigeria[?] in 1991 to further cooperation. International organizations of Reformed churches International Conference of Reformed Churches[?] Reformed ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 31.3 ms