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Wilson Hall Reflection of Wilson Hall and the sculpture "Acqua Alle Funi"
A Gothic cathedral in Beauvais, France inspired the design for the laboratory's 16-story headquarters building. Wilson Hall actually consists of two connected towers, each able to move to absorb the stresses of wind and weather. The east and west towers, and north and south crossovers, surround a skylighted atrium that soars to the full 238-foot height of the building. Wilson Hall also houses Ramsey Auditorium, an 800-seat venue suitable for arts presentations and for meetings of experiment collaborations that can number several hundred physicists.

Miniboone The MiniBooNE detector
The inside of the MiniBooNE tank is covered with 1280 photomultiplier tubes. The picture shows a section of the upper hemisphere of the tank. MiniBooNE will investigate the question of neutrino mass by searching for neutrino oscillations from muon neutrinos to electron neutrinos. This will be done by directing a muon neutrino beam into the MiniBooNE detector and looking for electron neutrinos. This experiment is motivated by the oscillation results reported by the LSND experiment at Los Alamos. By changing the muon neutrino beam into an anti-neutrino beam, MiniBooNE can explore oscillations from muon anti-neutrinos to electron anti-neutrinos. A comparison between neutrino and anti-neutrino results will tell us about CP- and CPT-violation.

Tractricious Tractricious
Designed by founding director Robert Rathbun Wilson and constructed by members of the Technical Support Section, the Tractricious sculpture sits in front of the Industrial Complex. The structure is composed of 16 stainless steel outer tubes, made of scrap cryostat tubes from Tevatron magnets, and 16 inner pipes from old well casings. Each tube is freestanding, and the structure is designed to withstand winds of up to 80 mph.

CDF The Collider Detector at Fermilab
The Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF) is one of two very large detectors that record proton-antiproton collisions at the Tevatron Collider. There are over 500 scientists from all over the world working on the 5000 ton detector. This is one of the detectors that discovered the top quark in 1995.

FNAL Accelerators An aerial view of the Fermilab accelerator complex
This aerial view of the Fermilab accelerator complex shows the Main Injector in the foreground and the Tevatron behind it. On the left can be seen Wilson Hall and heading off to the top left of the picture are the fixed target beamlines.

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