Archive: October 2007

Wednesday, October 31
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  • Undergraduate sets first lower limit on top quark lifetime
  • Playgroup party fit for pirates, princesses and their parents
  • Awakening the beast
  • New hires
  • ES&H weekly safety report
  • From NSF Media Advisory, Oct. 30, 2007: Town meeting: Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory (DUSEL)
  • From, November 2007: The great cosmic roller-coaster ride

Tuesday, October 30
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  • You'll be seeing more of Seymour Green
  • Photo contest: Pumpkin carving contest
  • Director's Corner: Collaboration with India
  • From, Oct. 25, 2007: String theory's next top model
  • From, Oct. 24, 2007: Look mum, it's a neutrino

Monday, October 29
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  • Early, open communication highlighted for ILC sites
  • Safety Tip of the Week: Got a tough ES&H problem?
  • From, Oct. 17, 2007: String theory: Back to basics

Friday, October 26
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  • Stepping up the daily routine, program promotes walking
  • Photo of the Day: Magnet on the move
  • Where are they now?
  • From ILC Newsline: Passing the torch
  • From, Oct. 25, 2007: The lesser spotted universe

Thursday, October 25
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  • Fermilab Profiles in Safety
  • Music, opinions ring out at Dueling Pianos event
  • From iSGTW: Secure enough? Re-assessment of the world’s most-used hash function
  • Result of the Week: CDF confirms the charming nature of particle oscillations
  • From MSNBC Cosmic Log, Oct. 22, 2007: Will muons reveal Maya mysteries?

Wednesday, October 24
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  • Safety seminar heightens traffic accident awareness
  • Photo of the Day: DOE, NSF representatives get tour of ILC R&D facilities
  • From the Finance Section: Audits
  • New hires
  • ES&H weekly report, Oct. 23
  • From INFN, Oct. 19, 2007: Neutrinos sent from CERN in Geneva "photographed" at the Gran Sasso Laboratory after a travel of 730 KM under the Earth's crust

Tuesday, October 23
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  • LHC@FNAL dedication marks collaborative effort
  • Director's Corner: An important day
  • From Science, Oct. 19, 2007: Scientific facilities: Location, location, location

Monday, October 22
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  • Orbach, Dehmer to speak at ALCPG07 meeting Monday
  • NuMI team commemorates shutdown safety record
  • Contest: Get creative, win a prize
  • From, Oct. 17, 2007: Monster black hole busts theory
  • From, Oct. 17, 2007: Physicists build unparticle models guided by Big Bang and supernovae

Friday, October 19
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  • Ray Orbach to speak at ALCPG07 meeting Monday
  • Fermilab Profiles in Safety
  • US CMS workshop a springboard for LPC
  • From Wired, Oct. 18, 2007: Next-gen particle collider's slick new sales brochure
  • From, Oct. 17, 2007: Particle collider is on schedule... just

Thursday, October 18
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  • Fermilab musicians ready to rock Science in Art exhibit
  • From iSGTW: Open Grid Forum maintains focus on the 2010 goal
  • Result of the Week: Mapping the top quark landscape
  • New hires
  • From, Oct. 16, 2007: Probing question: What is a neutrino?
  • From Wired, Oct. 17, 2007: Astrophysicist replaces supercomputer with eight PlayStation 3's

Wednesday, October 17
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  • Green efforts grow at Fermilab
  • Photo of the Day: Cold, complete and ready to make history
  • From the Technical Division: Dimidium facti, qui coepit, habet
  • ES&H weekly report, Oct. 16
  • From China Daily, Oct. 15, 2007: Neutrino probe goes under the ground

Tuesday, October 16
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  • Letter from Ray L. Orbach, DOE Undersecretary of Science
  • Director's Corner: Thank you and welcome
  • From Scientific American, November 2007: The great cosmic roller-coaster ride

Monday, October 15
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  • Fermilab environmental program receives international recognition
  • Photo of the Day: Diversifying the prairie
  • Safety Tip of the Week: Pre-existing challenges to staying safe
  • From Medill News Service, Oct. 11: A wild frontier with an atomic center
  • From Science and Technology Facilities Council, Oct. 11: From aliens to accelerators - @home project comes to the UK

Friday, October 12
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  • Fermilab firefighters teach children about fire safety
  • Performance recognition awards go to 26 employees
  • Photo of the Day: Fermilab employees get the skinny on health
  • From ILC Newsline: ILC physicists build their dream house
  • From The University of Chicago press release, Oct. 11: New director selected for University Research Administration
  • From DOE press release, Oct. 11: Fermilab: DOE Office of Science publishes update of landmark plan: “Facilities for the Future of Science: A Twenty-Year Outlook”

Thursday, October 11
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  • Fermilab Profiles in Safety
  • From iSGTW: Europe and China working together to optimize network layer
  • Result of the Week: Getting a charge from asymmetry
  • From, Oct. 8: Invisible matter won't disappear anytime soon
  • From Beep, Oct. 9: Fermilab: A place of prairies and particle accelerators

Wedneday, October 10
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  • LPC gears up for US CMS First Physics Workshop
  • Pat Mascione retires tomorrow
  • Preparing for LHC data
  • New hires
  • ES&H weekly report, Oct. 8
  • From Daily Herald, Oct. 7: Fermilab is recognized for 'top quark' discovery

Tuesday, October 9
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  • Generators drive computer fix
  • Photo of the Day: DZero teams defy gravity
  • Director's Corner: Kicking the tires
  • From Chicago Tribune, Oct. 9: Physics Nobel goes to German, Frenchman
  • From Beacon News, Oct. 8: Fermilab and Fermi: Top 10 science feats

Monday, October 8
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  • Brett Lavoy keeps the pressure on alternative fuel
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Safety Tip of the Week: Solar glare: A bright menace
  • From SLAC Today, Oct. 4: Shedding light on a cosmic mystery

Friday, October 5
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  • Fermilab Profiles in Safety
  • DZero celebrates 200th paper
  • Fermilab Result of the Week: An identity crisis
  • From ILC NewsLine: A novel challenge
  • From Chicago Maroon, Oct. 2: U of C hosts city-wide science fair

Thursday, October 4
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  • Fermilab scarecrow ready to electrify St. Charles festival
  • From iSGTW: One petaflop and a whole lot of PLAYSTATION
  • Fermilab Result of the Week: An identity crisis
  • From DOE NEWS, Oct. 3: DOE launches Change a Light, Change the World campaign
  • From Chicago Tribune, Oct. 3: Panel picks Chicago's top 10 scientific feats

Wednesday, October 3
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  • Fermilab in Top Ten list of Chicagoland Scientific Achievements
  • From FESS: Shared wisdom
  • From Argonne, sept. 28, 2007: Physicists propose new method of measuring the weak interaction
  • From The Kane County Chronicle, Oct. 3: Fermilab named in top 10 list

Tuesday, October 2
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  • Wade Fisher receives Best New Talent Award
  • Chicago Area Users Group tours Fermilab
  • Director's Corner: Challenge
  • From Interactions News Wire, Oct. 1, 2007: Sakue Yamada to lead International Linear Collider detector design
  • From Northern Star, Sept. 28, NIU president announces 'hopes for NIU's future'

Monday, October 1
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  • CDF implements clever leak fix during shutdown
  • Safety Tip of the Week: Flu shot season
  • From The Onion, Sept. 28, 2007: Scientists ask Congress to fund $50 billion science thing
  • From The Houston Chronicle, Sept. 29, 2007: After 10 years, we still can't find most of the universe
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