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About two dozen high school students from across the region visited Northern Illinois University this week for a history lesson — and we’re talking ancient history, as in the birth of the universe. The students learned how high powered particle accelerators replicate particle collisions that happened in the micro-moments after the Big Bang. NIU physicists...
Photo of wind turbines
G.P. Yeh, a division scientist with the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, will visit NIU to speak at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, on “The Energy Transformation.” Yeh’s lecture comes as part of the NIU Department of Physics colloquium and takes place in Room 200 of John E. La Tourette Hall. Refreshments are served at 3 p.m. The...
Faraday lecture hall
Years of work on two Faraday lecture halls was successfully completed in time for students’ return to class this fall. When the students took their seats in the large and small classrooms, they had more legroom, brighter walls and state-of-the art electronics to help them learn. They also have new energy-saving lighting, softer seats, new...
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