General Lab Information

Brookhaven Lab will host a series of live online events in place of its in-person tour program for 2020

Each event will feature a guided tour of a Brookhaven Lab facility followed by a live Q&A with a panel of scientists that work at that facility. The 2020 program will feature the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II), the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN), and the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC).

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NSLS-II

August 16

Tune in at 3:30 PM to get an up-close look at the “beamlines” where scientists use ultrabright x-ray light to see the atomic structure of batteries, proteins, and more. Then, viewers will have the opportunity to pose questions to a panel of scientists, including NSLS-II Director John Hill.

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CFN

Coming in August

The date for live events at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials will be announced soon. For the most up-to-date information, follow Brookhaven Lab on Facebook or check this page.

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RHIC

Coming in August

The date for live events at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider will be announced soon. For the most up-to-date information, follow Brookhaven Lab on Facebook or check this page.

How to watch and ask questions

Each of the Lab’s live Summer Sundays events will be streamed to Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. At the time of the event, the live stream will be pinned to the top of Brookhaven’s profile on each platform. You do not need to have a Twitter, Facebook, or Google account to watch the stream.

Viewers are encouraged to submit their questions for the Q&A segment in advance through the Lab’s social media accounts or by sending an email to LiveEvents@bnl.gov. Live questions will also be accepted during the Q&A through the chat functions on all streaming platforms mentioned above.