Live Celebration Q&A: Brookhaven Lab 75th


image: Meet Brookhaven executives and ask questions live at a virtual event exploring the future of scientific research.
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Credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory

AN EVENT: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory will kick off its 75th anniversary with a live celebration. Meet three of the Lab’s leaders as they share their vision for the future of particle physics, climate science, quantum information science, and more. Then the panel will answer questions from a live virtual audience. All are welcome to join the conversation with:

  • Haiyan Gao, Associate Laboratory Director, Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • John Hill, Director, National Synchrotron Light Source II
  • Allison McComiskey, President, Environmental and Climate Sciences

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. ET Thursday, January 27, 2022

OR: This event will be broadcast live on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

At the time of the event, the live stream will be pinned to the top of Brookhaven’s profile on each platform. You don’t need to have a Google, Facebook, or Twitter account to watch the feed; However, you will need an account on one of the platforms to submit questions to the live chat. Viewers can submit their questions for the Q&A segment in advance by sending an email to

CONTEXT: The Brookhaven National Laboratory offers scientific discoveries and transformative technologies to fuel and secure the nation’s future. Mainly supported by the DOE Science Office, Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 prizes and 75 years of pioneering research. The laboratory was founded in 1947 with the desire to explore the peaceful applications of atomic energy after World War II. Today, Brookhaven Lab applies its world-class expertise and facilities to a wide range of pressing scientific questions, from fundamental forces in physics to the complex interactions of ecosystems and the environment. Learn more about the Lab’s research initiatives.

The Brookhaven National Laboratory is supported by the Office of Science, US Department of Energy. The Office of Science is the largest proponent of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States and works to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, please visit

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