Tour the National Synchrotron Light Source II, which upon completion will become one of the world’s most advanced light sources – a giant x-ray microscope! Master the synchrotron quiz while visiting exciting exhibits, and win prizes including a special tour of Long Island’s brightest light. Be mesmerized by the “Science Laser Light Spectacular.”
Visit the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, where Brookhaven scientists probe structures as tiny as a billionth of a meter. Play with hands-on activities in the “Nano-Discovery” zone. Be enthralled by the “Magic of Science.”
See how scientists at the National Weather Service forecast our weather and track storms across the New York metropolitan area. Visit the Lab’s Science Learning Center to discover basic scientific theory using magnets, mirrors, and more! Play a part in the “Super Scientific Circus.” Be captivated by Red’s Recycle-O-Rama.”
Tour the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, a world-class particle accelerator where physicists recreate the conditions of the universe as it is thought have existed microseconds after the Big Bang. See particle detectors as big as a house! Try to stump a physicist. Be mesmerized by “Phenomenal Physics with Mr. Fish.”
* Appropriate for ages 10 and up.