Particle Accelerator Operator, Fermilab
in Batavia, Illinois
Cindy is a Senior Particle Accelerator Operator in the Main Control Room at Fermilab. She would like to assure you that it is as cool as that sounds. Cindy loves working with big science machines and being at the ground level of scientific inquiry and discovery. She also likes books, thrift stores, dabbling in calligraphy, social dance, music, and cooking good food. If you stand still long enough in her general vicinity, there’s a high chance that she’ll start talking to you about science.
Indistinguishable from Magic
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke’s famous Third Law hints at the awe technology and science can inspire. In this presentation, Fermilab particle accelerator operator Cindy Joe explains why science is worthy of passion and makes a compelling argument that it makes magic accessible to everyone.