One of the top scientific destinations in the world, Argonne occupies 1,500 wooded acres 25 miles southwest of Chicago in DuPage County, Ill. Our highly collaborative community of scientists and unmatched scientific facilities provide a unique environment that sets the stage for extraordinary research breakthroughs.
Argonne doesn’t only benefit the global scientific community. We are also a good neighbor that strengthens the community in which we live.
In addition to the thousands of people that Argonne employs, dozens of local start-up companies have grown directly out of our research and expertise. We also offer a wide range of educational programs and activities. Each year, thousands of students participate in Argonne's education and outreach events designed to inspire and motivate our future generation of scientists and engineers.