Archive: April 2009

Thursday, April 30
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  • Concerned about swine flu?
  • Result of the Week: The highest-energy collisions ever recorded
  • Shirley Ann Jackson appointed to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
  • Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration postponed
  • Photo of the Day: Star Wars comes to Fermilab
  • From Science News, April 26, 2009: Living physics

Wednesday, April 29
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  • From symmetry: Probing the heart of the atom
  • Preparing like a wirewalker
  • DASTOW ’09 set for June 10
  • Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration postponed
  • Photo of the Day: Fermilab ships completed 3.9GHz cryomodule to DESY
  • From Telegraph, April 29, 2009: Obama: Nasa scientists snap most distant object in the universe

Tuesday, April 28
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  • New personnel strengthen U.S. CMS operations
  • Director's Corner: Celebration!
  • Fermilab introduces more comprehensive Web site
  • Extreme Beam lecture today, 4 p.m. in One West
  • From AIP FYI, April 27, 2009: Obama: 3 percent of GDP for R&D
  • From Department of Energy's Office of Science, April 27, 2009: Obama: Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) Awards

Monday, April 27
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  • Upward and onward: Tevatron, NuMI reach records
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Environment: Landscaping with nature
  • Lecture Series on Intensity Frontier starts today
  • Extreme Beam lecture Tuesday, 4 p.m. in One West
  • The latest from the LHC

Friday, April 24
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  • From Quantum Diaries: A string of great seminars
  • From symmetrybreaking: A story of the people who shaped Fermilab
  • Nominations now accepted for director’s volunteer award
  • Photo of the Day: Architects tour Fermilab
  • From KEK Public Relations Office, April 23, 2009: T2K neutrino beamline started operation

Thursday, April 23
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  • Federwitz keeps employees on task and laughing
  • Result of the Week: CDF reaps double reward with double W measurement
  • Keep your finger on the Pulse of DOE science
  • Plant a tree April 30 in honor of Earth and Arbor Days
  • Fermilab physicist George Gollin wins Guggenheim Fellowship
  • From New Scientist, April 22, 2009: The five greatest mysteries of antimatter

Wednesday, April 22
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  • Pine Street traffic a concern for bicyclists and motorists
  • From FESS: Creating a SmartLab
  • From SLAC: LCLS: The world's first hard X-ray laser achieves "first light"
  • New Visa Office Web site
  • From ScienceNow, April 17, 2009: Closer look at Einstein's brain

Tuesday, April 21
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  • FNAL Ph.D. graduate Ryoichi Miyamoto earns APS award
  • Director's Corner: EVMS
  • Computing Division launches Fermilab Service Desk today
  • From, April 16, 2009: NASA spots most crowded space collision ever

Monday, April 20
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  • Lunchtime conversation may help combat global warming
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Computer security: The Internet’s dark alleys
  • Cancer survivor's Fermilab visit to see therapy origins
  • Deadline for employee art show applications today

Friday, April 17
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  • Computing Division launches IT Service Desk
  • Laboratory releases physics advisory committee report
  • From symmetrybreaking: Particle physics Peeps
  • From innovations report, April 14, 2009: Breaking symmetry in the strong force
  • From New Scientist, April 15, 2009: Does gravity change with the seasons?

Thursday, April 16
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  • Bison, birds and bugs, oh my!
  • Result of the Week: Searching for the unexpected
  • Extreme Beam lecture today at 4 p.m. in One West
  • Chic Gamine performs at Fermilab Saturday, April 18
  • From New Scientist, April 15, 2009: String theory: A beginner's guide

Wednesday, April 15
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  • Students get early career opportunities from IMPRINT
  • From the WDRS Section: Getting ready for summer
  • Famed architect to speak at Fermilab at noon on Thursday
  • New Service Desk to replace Helpdesk
  • Photo of the Day: New employees
  • From FYI AIP, April 14, 2009: FY 2010 Budget Update

Tuesday, April 14
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  • Watch out for and report aggressive geese
  • Director's Corner: A week of reviews
  • From New Scientist, April 10, 2009: Is dark energy getting weaker?
  • From Globe and Mail, April 13, 2009: What happens at absolute zero?

Monday, April 13
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  • High-energy physics lab takes on high-energy weather
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Safety: Sitewide Emergency Warning System
  • Photos of the Day: Serendipity
  • From MIT News, April 8, 2009: Conrad, Doyle named Guggenheim fellows

Friday, April 10
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  • Rob Roser named APS Fellow
  • From iSGTW: Profile: Freya Blekman, from hockey to Higgs
  • Linear Collider School now accepts applications
  • From New Scientist, April 8, 2009: Inside the tangled world of string theory

Thursday, April 9
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  • Extreme Beam lectures offer lens to laboratory’s future
  • Fermilab Result of the Week: Climbing up to the Higgs
  • Announcement: Fermilab forms disability awareness group
  • From, April 7, 2009: National laboratory avoids Italy quake damage

Wednesday, April 8
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  • DAMIC's search for light mass dark matter candidates
  • R&D advances on all frontiers
  • Photo of the Day: Catch of the day
  • Letter from the Director of Gran Sasso laboratory

Tuesday, April 7
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  • Chivas Makaroplos: Making Fermilab feel like home
  • Director's Corner: Concern and sympathy
  • From Discover Magazine, April 4, 2009: Where do old colliders go to die?

Monday, April 6
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  • Marie Herman wins award for unsung heroes
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Health: Over the top
  • In Memoriam: Wu-Ki Tung

Friday, April 3
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  • Particle physicists chronicle their lives on the new Quantum Diaries Web site
  • MINERvA opens eyes to neutrino data
  • Photo of the Day: Just stopping by
  • From symmetrybreaking: Steven Chu gets rock star status

Thursday, April 2
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  • U.S. CMS and U.S. ATLAS receive DOE award/li>
  • Result of the Week: The God Particle (or is it particles?)
  • Letter to the Editor: A good laugh
  • Extreme Beam lecture today, 4 p.m. in One West
  • From CERN Bulletin, March 9, 2009: Crystals against cancer
  • From Ars Technica, April 1, 2009: Extra positrons make for a cosmological mystery

Wednesday, April 1
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  • Crafting the camera’s eyes
  • The “E” and “H” in ES&H
  • ES&H weekly report, March 31
  • Photo of the Day: Blue skies and a big bird
  • From SEED magazine, March 27, 2009: Exploding a theory

Wednesday, April 1 - April Fool's Day issue
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  • Dernière édition de Fermilab Today en anglais
  • Particles attempt lab takeover
  • Student discovers flaw in Large Hadron Collider
  • Fermilab restrooms go green
  • Fermilab to move west
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