Brookhaven National Laboratory, home to six Nobel Prizes, invites you to explore a different scientific facility each week, witness the Whiz Bang Science Show, and try your hand at the "Brain Teasers" exhibit. During your fun-filled Summer Sunday, we hope that you discover your "inner scientist" and that our passion for discovery becomes yours!
July 20 - National Synchrotron Light Source
See the brightest light on Long Island and one of the most intense sources of light in the world. Find out how synchrotron light is used to look into all kinds of materials, from moon rocks to computer chips.
July 27 - Science learning Center
Play with science, no matter what your age. Have fun testing your hands-on science skills. Enjoy a science magician
August 3 - National Weather Service
Come to the weather forecasting office for the entire New York metropolitan area. Track storms, big or small. Learn about hurricane-preparedness. Witness a 3:30 p.m. weather-balloon launch.
August 10 - Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Visit a new center where studies of the ultra-small may lead to ultra-big discoveries in many areas, from energy to electronics. See the high-tech tools used to explore the nanoscale.*
August 17 - Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
Enter the underground tunnel that holds twin accelerators. Learn how gold ions are smashed together to recreate the temperature and energy density of the early universe.*
*Appropriate for children over 10 years old.
Whiz Bang Science Show!
'Brain Teasers' Hands-on Exhibit
Free! No reservations needed.
Arrive any time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. All visitors age 16 and over must bring a photo ID.
Call (631) 344-2651 or visit www.bnl.gov. Handicapped accessible. 1.5 miles north of LIE Exit 68. See maps & directions online.
Whiz Bang Science Show every week!