Particle Fever

An exciting and new documentary that follows six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider Read more

Watch and Discuss ‘Particle Fever’ on August 26 at UChicago

Science on the Screen

SCIENCE ON THE SCREEN presents popular culture films and documentaries depicting themes related to science, technology, math and engineering, followed by short talks and conversations with leading experts from the University of Chicago and special guests. The purpose of the series is to inform and engage people about the science of everyday living, from health and climate change to cosmological breakthroughs that change our understanding of the world around us. 

Film selections are based on the strength of the story and appeal of scientific concepts presented in the film. The series is sponsored by The University of Chicago’s Office of the Vice President for Research and for National Laboratories.

For more information, or if you would like to submit an idea for a future event, please contact Lisa La Vallee at

Office of the Vice President for Research and for National Laboratories

The OVPRNL provides guidance and support to UChicago researchers and scholars in their pursuit of new knowledge from proposal and program development to grant management and invention disclosure. The OVPRNL is also responsible for stewardship and oversight of the University’s contracts with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage Argonne National Laboratory and co-manage Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory through UChicago Argonne LLC and Fermi Research Alliance, LLC.