UChicago-led NASA balloon mission launches, aims to break flight record

Prof. Angela Olinto hopes telescope will help unravel mysteries of cosmic rays

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Into Kazakhstan to Convert a Reactor

Argonne engineers are traveling the world to convert research reactors that run on highly enriched uranium.

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Where there’s a spill, there’s a way

Argonne invents reusable sponge that could revolutionize oil spill and diesel cleanup

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Biology meets big data at the MBL

Boot camp introduces BSD graduate students to quantitative approaches — and each other

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Creating Capacity

UChicago researchers and scholars transform the way we see the world. Research, Innovation and National Laboratories provides comprehensive support, guidance and resources to help our researchers advance their work, including connections to world-leading researchers and facilities at Argonne National Laboratory, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the Marine Biological Laboratory and the Giant Magellan Telescope project.



City Club of Chicago: John Flavin

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Maggiano’s Banquet
111 W. Grand Ave Chicago, IL 60654

Open to all UChicago and the public

Enhancing Life Project: 2017 Capstone Conference

Friday, August 4, 2017 3:00 p.m.–Sunday, August 6, 2017 4:00 p.m.
Gleacher Center

450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago
Tickets available to the UChicago community and the public


Enrico Fermi: Architect of the Atomic Age

Friday, September 15, 2017 8:0010:00 p.m.
Batavia, IL 60510
Tickets available - open to the public

Laboratory Safety

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National Laboratories

We manage one of the world’s most preeminent research networks. From historic experiments in nuclear energy, developmental biology, and particle physics to today’s challenges of renewable power, dark matter, and microbial ecology, these institutions have long been at the vanguard of discovery.