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Wednesday, Aug. 31

  • Save the Date: Tevatron shutdown event - Sept. 30
  • From the Business Services Section: Flying the open skies
  • In Brief: New default duplex print server setting - Sept. 1
  • Photo of the Day: Frog days of summer gone by
  • URA/FRA chief financial officer-treasurer appointed
  • Safety Update: ES&H weekly report, Aug. 30
  • From The Telegraph, Aug. 29, 2011: Indian lab to join ghost hunt

Tuesday, Aug. 30

  • Director's Corner: CAS peer review
  • Retirement: Mary Sutherland
  • Photo of the Day: A gaggle of geese
  • ES&H Health Update: Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle Program continues
  • Accelerator Update: Aug. 26-29
  • From FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, Aug. 26, 2011: President Reagan on basic research
  • From TribLocal, Aug. 26, 2011: Montini Catholic senior student completes Fermilab internship

Monday, Aug. 29

  • From symmetry breaking: Particle accelerators help develop cancer fighting drug
  • ES&H Tip of the Week: Health: Be sharp about sharps
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - Aug. 22
  • Milestone: Death: Clarence Winders
  • Accelerator Update: Aug. 24-26
  • From Quantum Diaries: Airplanes and algorithms
  • From The Hindustan Times, Aug. 26, 2011: Work on science facility to begin by December

Friday, Aug. 26

  • Fermilab Press Release: Surprising neutrino measurements from Fermilab
  • CMS Result: Melting mesons
  • Photo of the Day: A beach in the sky - Aug. 22
  • From Duke University's newsroom, Aug. 25, 2011: Z-prime search may hurdle Higgs hunt
  • From The Conversation, Aug. 25, 2011: Explainer: Standard Model of particle physics

Thursday, Aug. 25

  • Tevatron shows that being sensitive is a good thing
  • Result of the Week: Higgs, SUSY and taus, oh my!
  • Special Announcement: East parking lot work
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - Aug. 8
  • Accelerator Update: Aug. 22-24
  • From NBC Phildelphia, Aug. 23, 2011: Giant camera will look back seven billion years
  • From ars technica, Aug. 23, 2011: More inverse femotobarns, fewer places for the Higgs to hide

Wednesday, Aug. 24

  • From isgtw: From sight to insight
  • From the Directorate: The last lap - Tevatron's end
  • Photo of the Day: Batavia statue: Fermi-lap dog
  • From PhysOrg.com, Aug. 23, 2011: Rare particle decay could mean new physics
  • Safety Update: ES&H weekly report, Aug. 23
  • From The Daily Californian, Aug. 22, 2011: New neutrino data may explain origins of matter

Tuesday, Aug. 23

  • Director's Corner: Lepton Photon 2011
  • From symmetry breaking, Aug. 23, 2011: Physicist tapes together particle data
  • Photo of the Day: The Dark Energy Camera's new home - Blanco telescope
  • Accelerator Update: Aug. 20-22
  • From NPR's All Things Considered, Aug. 22, 2011: Giant camera will hunt for signs of dark energy
  • From Reuters, Aug. 22, 2011: Higgs boson may be a mirage, scientists hint

Monday, Aug. 22

  • Press Release: LHC experiments eliminate more Higgs hiding spots
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - Aug. 1
  • Accelerator Update: Aug. 17-19
  • From Quantum Diaries: Dark Energy Camera imager is ready (George is doing well)
  • From Universe Today, Aug. 17, 2011: Q&A with Brian Cox, part 2: Space exploration and hope

Friday, Aug. 19

  • New Fermilab experiment to take muons out for a spin
  • September wellness offerings, pool information, fitness classes and discounts
  • Photo of the Day: A butterfly stretches its wings
  • From ILC NewsLine: Detector scientists and the chamber of GEMs
  • From Science News, Aug. 18, 2011: Antineutrino counters

Thursday, Aug. 18

  • Photo of the Day: Governor visits Fermilab booth at state fair - Aug. 11
  • CDF Result: Beware of penguins!
  • Special Announcement: On-site volunteer cleanup opportunity today
  • DOE counterintelligence personnel visit Fermilab today
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - July 25
  • Accelerator Update: Aug 15-17
  • From Quantum Diaries, Aug. 16, 2011: No Higgs is good Higgs!
  • From spaceworld.com, Aug. 16, 2011: ChinaĖUS neutrino facility

Wednesday, Aug. 17

  • Milestone: FCC celebrates cooling and computing center upgrade
  • From FESS: The trickle-down effect and a changing ecosystem
  • Fermilab Arts Series releases 2011-2012 season schedule
  • Safety Update: ES&H weekly report, Aug. 16
  • From Space.com, Aug. 12, 2011: Weird! Our universe may be a 'multiverse,' scientists say
  • From Universe Today, Aug. 16, 2011: Q&A with Brian Cox, part 1: Recent hints of the Higgs

Tuesday, Aug. 16

  • Press Release: Fermilab scientist receives $2.5 million award
  • Director's Corner: Division of Particles and Fields meeting 2011
  • In Brief: Anti-spam update
  • Accelerator Update: Aug. 12-15
  • From InterActions.org, Aug. 15, 2011: The Daya Bay reactor neutrino experiment begins taking data
  • From Xinhua News, Aug. 15, 2011: Scientists in China detect neutrino in antimatter mystery

Monday, Aug. 15

  • Employees Advisory Group update: Framing and feedback
  • ES&H Tip of the Week: Ecology - The Invaders are coming!
  • In Memoriam: Philip V. Livdahl - Aug. 8
  • Accelerator Update: Aug. 10-12
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - June 27
  • Special Announcement: Speed limit reduced to 25 mph
  • From Science News, Aug. 12, 2011: Particle physicists chasing ghosts

Friday, Aug. 12

  • Fermilab goes to the State Fair
  • CMS Result: Searching for heavy cousins
  • Special Announcement: Take the Employee Advisory Groupís management survey
  • From the SLAC News Center, Aug. 9, 2011: Will the real Higgs boson please stand up?

Thursday, Aug. 11

  • Milestone: CMS reaches 100 publications
  • Result of the Week: A top quark cautionary tale
  • In Memoriam: Vladimir Lobashev - Aug. 3
  • Accelerator Update: Aug 8-10
  • From WBEZ's Clever Apes Science Blog, Aug. 9, 2011: Clever Apes #16: New dimensions

Wednesday, Aug. 10

  • Milestone: Mechanical drafter Jagir Singh Reehal retires after 21 years
  • From WDRS: 2011 TARGET Program: The value of giving back
  • Missing labrador retriever
  • Safety Update: ES&H weekly report, Aug. 9
  • Correction
  • From Taiwan Today, Aug. 9, 2011: Taiwan chosen as international antimatter monitoring center

Tuesday, Aug. 9

  • Milestone: Generator plaque ceremony
  • Director's Corner: Solving problems at Fermilab
  • Milestone: Nelly Stanfield retires after 32 years of dedication
  • Accelerator Update: August 5-8
  • From New Scientist, Aug. 4, 2011: Antiproton ring found around Earth

Monday, Aug. 8

  • Fermilabís technical centers contribute to T2Kís success
  • ES&H Tip of the Week: Computer Security: Where's my spam?
  • From Energy.gov: DOE relaunches website
  • Accelerator Update: Aug. 3-5
  • From SLAC Today: Tools of the trade: New x-ray microscopy technique images magnetic nanostructure

Friday, Aug. 5

  • Teachers give old methods the boot at QuarkNet camp
  • In Memoriam: Homer Clover - June 18
  • Photo of the Day: South Dakota students visit
  • In Brief: EAP offers August webinar
  • From ILC NewsLine: Good gradients in seconds flat

Thursday, Aug. 4

  • In Brief: Fermilab implements traffic safety citation changes
  • Result of the Week: Origins of ultra-massive jets
  • Special Announcement: C2ST hosts Tesla exhibit - Aug. 6 through Aug. 28
  • Star Wars fan film - Aug. 8
  • Accelerator Update: Aug 1-3
  • From Discover News Blog, Aug. 3, 2011: Higgs field makes a cameo on 'Eureka'

Wednesday, Aug. 3

  • Milestone: NML plaque ceremony - Aug. 1
  • From the Particle Physics Division: Support you can count on
  • Researchers gather in Chicago for SRF2011 - July 25-29
  • Safety Update: ES&H weekly report, Aug. 2
  • Photo of the Day: A still moment at dusk - Aug. 1
  • From The New York Times, Aug. 1, 2011: Particle accelerators full of spin and fury, signifying something

Tuesday, Aug. 2

  • In Memoriam: John Korienek - 41 years of exceptional contributions
  • Director's Corner: A sigh of relief - for the moment
  • Photo of the Day: A moth in disguise - July 25
  • Accelerator Update: July 29-Aug. 1
  • From ILC NewsLine: Power to the cryomodule
  • From Black Hills Pioneer, July 31, 2011: Moving forward with underground science in the US

Monday, Aug. 1

  • A new spokesperson for DZero
  • ES&H Tip of the Week: Shoe choice the sole suspect?
  • Special Announcement: Today is an Air Pollution Action Day
  • Accelerator Update: July 27-29
  • Photo Gallery: Fermilab weathers the storm
  • From Reuters, July 27, 2011: U.S. team sets end-September target in Higgs chase
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