Archive: January 2007

Wednesday, January 31
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  • Little seeds make deep roots
  • The future of precision
  • Filming in a blue convertible
  • From Science, January 30, 2007: U.S. House Throws Science a Lifeline

Tuesday, January 30
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  • 'Humanist of the Atomic Age' is now available on DVD
  • Director's Corner: President's Council
  • Photo of the Day: Solid brass
  • New Scientist January 29, 2007: The Large Hadron Collider: Bring it on!

Monday, January 29
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  • Neutrinos and nuclei: An inter-experiment hunt
  • Safety Tip of the Week: Distracted driving
  • Who's who: Check your skills
  • NPR Science Friday, January 26, 2007: A conversation about particle physics

Friday, January 26
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  • Who's who?
  • The Machine Advisory Committee reviews the ILC Reference Design progress
  • Photo of the Day: Fire and ice
  • Now online: Oddone joins discussion on nature of the universe (Originally broadcast on WGN Radio, December 19, 2006)
  • People's Daily online, Beijing, China: January 23, 2007 Collision of discovery

Thursday, January 25
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  • Profiles: Do you believe in magic?
  • Result of the Week: Desperately seeking unification
  • Readers Write: Now you see it, now you don't
  • From iSGTW: grid, Grid or GRID?
  •, January 23, 2007: Physicists Develop Test for 'String Theory'

Wednesday, January 24
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  • What's in a name? Barn
  • From ES&H: Common Sense
  • Letter to the editor about the Dark Energy Survey
  • Milestones: Sharon Austin to retire
  • From Science Daily, January 23, 2007: Synchrotron for neutral molecules built

Tuesday, January 23
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  • Dark energy, say 'cheese'
  • Director's Corner: Solidarity
  • Readers Write: Older and wiser?
  • Picture of the Day: Somebody get this 'possum a tissue
  • Wisconsin State Journal January 18, 2007: South Pole project probes depths of universe

Monday, January 22
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  • $50,000 suitcases fly to CERN
  • Safety Tip of the Week: Age limits
  • Tevatron keeps humming
  • Scientific American, January 19, 2007: The Triangular Universe: Instead of string theory, four-dimensional tetrahedrons

Friday, January 19
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  • The final countdown: Meson Facility set for ILC Test Beam
  • Meeting at Daresbury
  • Readers Write: What is a dry squeeze?
  • Photo of the Day: Dan Hooper at the Batavia Public Library
  • Beacon News, January 18, 2007: A short time ago, in a galaxy not so far away ... Fermilab worker creating his own 'Star Wars' film

Thursday, January 18
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  • Fermilab offers Family Open House Sunday, February 11
  • Result of the Week: The W weighs in again
  • Readers Write: Thank you, Mr. Dixon
  • FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News
  • From Science Daily, January 9, 2007: 'God's particle' search Fermilab's last

Wednesday, January 17
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  • CERN to host Hadron Collider Physics Summer School
  • Let's focus
  • Another record
  • From Center Stage Chicago, January 15, 2007: 137 Films: The science documentary production crew discusses Fermilab, filmmaking and the questionable future of science
  • From Science Daily, January 9, 2007: 'God's particle' search Fermilab's last
  • Read exciting news about Fermilab in French

Tuesday, January 16
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  • Preserving the pi poles
  • Director's Corner: The Monday Class
  • now offers weekly newsletter
  • New York Times January 14, 2007: Where Protons Will Play
  • NPR Science Friday January 12, 2007: Podcast about Science Funding, Dark Matter and more...

Friday, January 12
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  • The Christmas Fowl
  • ILC NewsLine: Gearing up for LCWS 07
  • Photo of the Day: Diamond sandpaper to the rescue
  • Readers Write: Hometown artist
  • Daily Herald, January 12, 2007: Why Fermilab might shut down for a month

Thursday, January 11
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  • Hometown artist brings watercolors to Fermilab
  • Result of the Week: Is the Higgs afraid of Fermions?
  • Photo of the Day: Comet
  • Readers Write: Subtle humor?
  • Nature News, January 9, 2007: Shrinking Higgs brings optimism to US lab

Wednesday, January 10
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  • Treat your spine right with a little slouch in a comfy chair
  • What's in a name?
  • Meson Test Beam Facility Open House on January 12
  • Readers Write: Catching a scam in action
  • From Chicago Sun-Times, January 9, 2007: Fermilab closes in on 'God particle'

Tuesday, January 9
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  • Tevatron: Two in a row
  • Director's Corner: The rest of the year
  • From the DZero collaboration: RunIIb upgrades
  • Photo of the Day: Back from Iraq
  • LSST Press Release January 5, 2007: Google Joins Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Project

Monday, January 8
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  • New CDF measurement suggests a lighter Higgs
  • Safety Tip of the Week: 2006 injuries
  • Readers Write: What's up with the coyotes?
  • New York Times, January 7, 2007: Congressional Budget Delay Stymies Scientific Research

Friday, January 5
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  • Director's Corner: Continuing Resolution
  • Questions about physics? Just ask a Scientist
  • In Memoriam: Chuck DeBaun
  • Argonne-Fermilab BCP system coming together
  • Kane County Chronicle, December 27, 2006: Discoverer of missing link to visit

Thursday, January 4
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  • New management, new letterhead
  • U of C names Donald Levy Vice President for Research and for National Laboratories
  • Result of the Week: A relatively simple idea
  • Milestones: Sue Grumboski retires
  • Photo of the Day: Contrails
  • MSNBC, December 29, 2006: Big Science for 2007

Wednesday, January 3
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  • When things go right
  • In Memoriam: Geoff Manning
  • Photo of the Day: Coyote in broad daylight
  • From IEEE Spectrum, January, 2007: Thread-Bare Theories: String-theory critic calls for balance in physics research
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