Fermilab Today Archive 2013

Wednesday, July 31

  • Milestone: Beam back in Main Injector
  • Greater than the sum of its parts: university computing in high-energy physics
  • Photos of the Day: MI-30 straight section: Tevatron and NOvA eras
  • From LC NewsLine: Hydrides: the nemesis of high-quality SRF cavities?
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, July 30
  • From the Chicago Tribune, July 30, 2013: Giant magnet arrives at Batavia's Fermilab

Tuesday, July 30

  • Probing the (not so) familiar proton at Fermilab
  • Director's Corner: Partnerships and technology transfer
  • From ESH&Q: Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle program starts Aug. 1
  • Special Announcement: Batavia Road and east gate closed through Aug. 1
  • Construction Update: Interior work well under way at IARC OTE Building
  • Photo of the Day: All quiet on the Wilson front
  • From symmetry: Scientists look to next decades in U.S. particle physics
  • From NBC News, July 23, 2013: Strange particles shape-shift from one flavor to another

Monday, July 29

  • Special Announcement: Batavia Road entrance closed July 30 - Aug. 1
  • Tip of the Week: Health: Top off your fluid level to beat the heat
  • From symmetry: From accelerator to art
  • Photos of the Day: The Muon g-2 magnet ring's land journey to Fermilab
  • Accelerator Update: Accelerator update, July 26, 2013
  • Milestone: New employees - July
  • From The Washington Post, July 26, 2013: Giant magnet resembling flying saucer attracts rock-star status on 3,200-mile trip to Illinois
  • From Science, July 26, 2013: After 6-week journey, giant magnet arrives at Fermilab

Friday, July 26

  • Special Announcement: Muon g-2 magnet ring move and celebration today
  • Frontier Science Result: CMS: R-parity violation
  • Video of the Day: Final night of Muon g-2 ring land journey to Fermilab
  • From symmetry: Giant electromagnet arrives at Fermilab
  • Photo of the Day: Recycler cavities and the Main Injector 60 RF section
  • In Brief: New director's policy on human trafficking
  • From Wired, July 22, 2013: ark-matter hunt appears to be zeroing in on a leading contender

Thursday, July 25

  • Video of the Day: Time-lapse video: second night of Muon g-2 ring land journey to Fermilab
  • Frontier Science Result: CDF: Searching for delayed photons
  • Photo of the Day: Recycler and Main Injector injector region
  • Wellness Feature of the Month: August wellness offerings, fitness classes and discounts
  • Special Announcement: Batavia Road entrance closed July 30 - Aug. 1
  • From the Daily Herald, July 25, 2013: Fermilab's giant magnet headed near Glen Ellyn today
  • From Naperville Community Television, July 24, 2013: On the move

Wednesday, July 24

  • Video of the Day: Muon g-2 ring begins three-night journey to Fermilab
  • From the Business Services Section: Information Resources Department keeps INSPIRE well-oiled
  • Milestone: Bruce Worthel retires after 30 years at Fermilab
  • Graduate Profile: Ben Freemire
  • Photo of the Day: Cables and beamlines and pipes, MI
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, July 23
  • Accelerator Update: Accelerator update, July 19, 2013
  • From Science, July 16, 2013: Are neutrinos their own antiparticles?

Tuesday, July 23

  • From symmetry: Explain it in 60 seconds: Force carriers
  • Director's Corner: Department of Energy restructuring
  • Construction Update: Basement walls for MC-1 Building Experimental Hall
  • Photos of the Day: Cool evening at Main Injector
  • In Brief: Students: undergraduate lecture in CDF Big Room today
  • From the Daily Herald, July 19, 2013: Physicists unveil results that support standard model
  • From Scientific American, July 18, 2013: Who said U.S. particle physics is dead?

Monday, July 22

  • Special Announcement: Muon g-2 magnet ring move and celebration Friday
  • Tip of the Week: Cybersecurity: Cybersecurity incidents
  • Video of the Day: Muon g-2 ring moves up the Illinois River
  • From symmetry: T2K experiment catches neutrinos in the act
  • Photos of the Day: Muon g-2 electromagnet arrives in Illinois
  • In Brief: UEC/FSPA presentation for Fermilab and Argonne postdocs and students
  • From ABC 7 Chicago, July 21, 2013: Super magnet journey to Fermilab nearly complete
  • From Nature, July 17, 2013: Particle physics: Let it B

Friday, July 19

  • ORKA experiment aims to observe ultra-rare decays
  • Physics in a Nutshell: How real is relativity?
  • Press Release: Discovery of rare decay narrows space for new physics
  • Photo of the Day: Summer sunrise
  • From Interactions.org, July 19, 2013: New results from T2K conclusively show muon neutrinos transform to electron neutrinos

Thursday, July 18

  • Fermilab hosts first ASTA users' meeting
  • Frontier Science Result: DZero: Z bosons more charming than expected
  • In Brief: Call for applications: URA Visiting Scholars Program
  • Photo of the Day: Going stag
  • From isgtw, July 17, 2013: Mystery solved: X-ray light emitted from black holes
  • From Physics World, July 10, 2013: Japanese team sees gamma-ray pulse before lightning flash

Wednesday, July 17

  • Special Announcement: Muon g-2 ring magnet expected to arrive on July 26
  • From the Accelerator Physics Center: Farewell, Mike Church
  • From symmetry: Future LHC super-magnets pass muster
  • Photo of the Day: Muon catcher in NOvA cavern
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, July 16
  • From Slate, July 15, 2013: Why it costs $3 million to ship this magnet up the Mississippi

Tuesday, July 16

  • NOvA team assembling near-detector blocks at CDF
  • Director's Corner: Strategic lab agenda
  • Video of the Day: Neutrinos: nature's identity thieves?
  • Construction Update: Phase 1 of MicroBooNE installation at LArTF
  • Photos of the Day: Aerial views of Fermilab
  • From Space.com, July 9, 2013: Solar flares fire off antimatter particles

Monday, July 15

  • Setting the stage: MAP scientists lay out plans for a future muon collider
  • Tip of the Week: Safety: Sharing the road with bicyclists at Fermilab
  • Accelerator Update: Accelerator update, July 11, 2013
  • Photo of the Day: Which way to turn?
  • In Brief: Continuing Fermilab's veteran hiring initiative
  • From FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, July 12, 2013: House votes on funding for DOE Office of Science

Friday, July 12

  • Scratching through the surface: Julia Ris paintings on display in Fermilab Art Gallery
  • Frontier Science Result: CMS: Weird tracks
  • Photos of the Day: Farewell to Young-Kee Kim
  • From LC NewsLine, July 11, 2013: Take two for cryomodule 2
  • From Interactions.org, July 11, 2013: Successful test of new U.S. magnet puts Large Hadron Collider on track for major upgrade

Thursday, July 11

  • Bill Lee is new Minos underground areas coordinator
  • Frontier Science Result: CDF: The charming socialites
  • Photo of the Day: Night lights
  • In Brief: Entries now being accepted for CMS poster contest
  • From UChicagoNews, June 28, 2013: University and national laboratory leaders gather to discuss 'Big Science'
  • From Physics, July 8, 2013: Synopsis: Energetic neutrinos on ice

Wednesday, July 10

  • From ESH&Q: Fermilab employees nominated for 2013 DOE Sustainability Awards
  • From FESS: The plan for a promising future
  • Photo of the Day: Veto authority over muons
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, July 9
  • Graduate Profile: Christina Love
  • From the Simons Foundation, July 1, 2013: Signs of a stranger, deeper side to nature's building blocks
  • From New Scientist, July 3, 2013: High-energy cosmos is violent with hint of dark matter

Tuesday, July 9

  • Special Announcement: Farewell reception for Young-Kee Kim today at 3 p.m.
  • Director's Corner: A time of change
  • BBC's Chris Lintott discusses citizen discovery of universe in July 19 Lecture Series talk
  • Photos of the Day: Baby bison rescue
  • Construction Update: Pouring concrete foundation for MC-1 Building
  • From DOE Pulse, July 8, 2013: Dahl aims to burst the dark-matter bubble
  • From BBC's The Forum, July 6, 2013: Peering into space at Aspen Ideas Festival

Monday, July 8

  • From symmetry: Secrets of the early universe
  • Tip of the Week: Health: Save your skin this summer
  • Accelerator Update: Accelerator update, July 3, 2013
  • Photo of the Day: IARC in the morning sun
  • In Brief: Workshop at Fermilab: She's Got It: A Woman's Guide to Saving and Investing
  • From LC NewsLine, June 27, 2013: China's strategy on next-generation high-energy electron-positron colliders discussed

Friday, July 5

  • Physics in a Nutshell: E = mc2
  • From symmetry: Big data and the X-ray laser
  • Photo of the Day: Coyote pups
  • From Sanford Lab's Deep Thoughts, July 1, 2013: Majorana copper taking shape
  • From Smithsonian magazine, July-August 2013: How the Higgs boson was found

Wednesday, July 3

  • SiDet group completes detectors for Brookhaven experiment
  • From the Scientific Computing Division: Synergia pushes the state of the art
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, July 2
  • Photo of the Day: Shape of CDF
  • In Brief: Fermilab posts latest Physics Advisory Committee report
  • From FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, July 2, 2013: Senate FY 2014 Department of Energy funding bill: Office of Science

Tuesday, July 2

  • ASTA facility produces first electrons
  • Director's Corner: All-hands meeting video
  • Milestone: Fermilab employees receive Best Paper award from ICMC
  • Construction Update: Guide rails installed at the NOvA Near-Detector Cavern
  • Special Announcement: Batavia Road gate closed Friday and Saturday, July 5-6
  • Photos of the Day: DASTOW 2013
  • From Phys.org, June 26, 2013: On the hunt for neutrinos: Physicist seeks new ways to detect and measure the elusive particles
  • From the Black Hills Pioneer, June 28, 2013: Keeping momentum

Monday, July 1

  • Special Announcement: Farewell reception for Director Oddone - today at noon
  • Tip of the Week: Safety: Fire safety for a happy summer
  • Cosmic Ray E-lab gives high-school students taste of modern physics
  • Accelerator Update: Accelerator update, June 28, 2013
  • Photo of the Day: Passing the baton
  • In Brief: What's Your Financial IQ Challenge begins today
  • From symmetry: Fermilab produces its first potential astronaut
  • From the Chicago Tribune, June 29, 2013: Canadian physicist returns to Fermilab as new director
  • From the Daily Herald, June 29, 2013: Fermilab workers welcome new director