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The Community Advisory Council advises the Laboratory Director on issues that are important to the community. All meetings are open to the public. Learn more about the Council. Do you have an issue you'd like to raise, a question that you'd like to ask? Let us know!

About Us

Brookhaven scientists conduct research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, and in energy technology and national security. The Laboratory is among the five largest high-technology employers on Long Island. More...

Economic Impact

At a time when New York's state economy depends on its capacity for innovation, Brookhaven Lab represents a uniquely valuable resource — both as a major science-based enterprise in its own right, and as a source of the scientific discovery and technological innovation on which growth depends.

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Nora Sundin
Stakeholder Relations Manager
Building 400C
Upton, NY 11973-5000
(631) 344-4458

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA), the company which manages Brookhaven Lab, is committed to providing funding for outreach initiatives in the local community and Long Island region. BSA allocates funds in support science and math education, for fundraising events for recognized organizations, and supports community, civic, cultural and public awareness activities. More...

  • Habitat for Humanity

  • Habitat for Humanity

  • Superstorm Sandy Relief

  • BNLers with Island Harvest for Superstorm Sandy Relief

  • United Way Road Bike Ride Event

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PubSci: a science café where you can meet scientists, ask questions and talk it over in plain language

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Science on Screen:  experts in science and technology present classic, cult, and documentary movies that serve as a starting point from which to discuss real research

  1. Brookhaven Lab: Science Happens Here

    Wednesday, March 13, 2013

    From a World War I U.S. Army base to a world-renowned center of high-tech research: See how our site and our science have evolved to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

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  1. OCT




    "Dark Universe: Exploring the Mysterious Invisible Forces Rippling through the Cosmos"

    7 pm, Brewology Gastropub, 201 Main St., Port Jefferson,

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 7:00 pm

  2. OCT



    BSA Distinguished Lecture

    "Universe or Multiverse?"

    Presented by Andrei Linde, Stanford University

    4 pm, Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Hosted by: Peter Wanderer

    Cosmological observations show that the universe is very uniform on the maximally large scale accessible to our telescopes. The best theoretical explanation of this uniformity is provided by the inflationary theory. Andrei Linde will briefly describe the status of this theory in view of recent observational data. Rather paradoxically, this theory predicts that on an extremely large scales, much greater than what we can see now, the world may look totally different. Instead of being a single spherically symmetric balloon, our universe may look like a "multiverse," a collection of many different exponentially large balloons ("universes") with different laws of low-energy physics operating in each of them. The new cosmological paradigm, supported by developments in string theory, changes the standard views on the origin and the global structure of the universe and on our own place in the world.

  3. OCT



    Brookhaven Lecture

    "508th Brookhaven Lecture, Featuring Dennis Perepelitsa"

    Presented by Dennis Perepelitsa, Physics Department at Brookhaven Lab

    4 pm, Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson