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Saturday Morning Physics (SMP) 2019-2020

Wilson Hall - One West (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)

Wilson Hall - One West

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Kirk Rd and Pine St Batavia, IL 60510-5011
Amanda Early (Fermilab), Bryan Ramson, Javier Duarte (Fermilab), LaMargo Gill (Fermilab), Spencer Pasero (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)

Registration for Winter 2020 closes January 10  


What is SMP?

The Fermilab Saturday Morning Physics (SMP) program is a free-of-charge series of eleven1 lectures and tour visits given by Fermilab scientists.

The program’s purpose is to further the understanding and appreciation of modern physics among high school students. The lectures are aimed at high school students without any previous scientific knowledge.

This program is given twice1 during each school year. Full details of our program can be found on these pages.

Announcement and Registration:

An announcement of the Saturday Morning Physics program to participating schools for the academic year is made in August.

The students must satisfy the eligibility requirements. Applications will be taken only for the coming academic year and will be granted as the number of accepted students do not exceed the maximum number of 120 per session.

Letters of acceptance to the program will be sent one week before the start of the term.  Please note: Acceptance into the program is not based on a first-come, first-served basis. 

View 2019-2020 SMP Brochure (English/Spanish): 2019-2020 Brochure.pdf.

Classes, in general, are not canceled due to weather.  Please consider your safety before attempting to come to class.

   The beautiful Wilson Hall is at the center of our campus   

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