The Renaming of NAL

Initially, Fermilab was named the National Accelerator Laboratory, also known as NAL, when it was established in 1967. It was renamed Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL) in 1974. This exhibit includes newsletter articles, official correspondence and photographs of the historic event.

The Exhibit

More information: Announcement of Renaming of NAL and The Dedication of the Laboratory.

Artwork by Angela Gonzales (1 of 2)
Enrico Fermi (2 of 2)