Archive: August 2009

Monday, August 31
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  • Summer program gets teachers on research TRAC
  • In Memoriam: Priscilla Duffield
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Health: Tracking the flu at Fermilab
  • From Wall Street Journal, August 28, 2009: A data deluge swamps science historians

Friday, August 28
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  • Ask the Ethicist: Fraud, waste & abuse and the Recovery Act
  • Recovery Act Feature: ARRA funds R&D for long-baseline neutrino research
  • Photo of the Day: South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds tours Fermilab
  • From Science, August 28, 2009: The Large Hadron Collider redux: hoping for a long, hard slog

Thursday, August 27
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  • University Profile: University of Washington
  • Result of the Week: Studying the LHC haystack at the Tevatron
  • Benefit for ES&H’s Joe Leo
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - Aug. 24
  • From Science News, August 26, 2009: Particle imbalance may upset the apple cart

Wednesday, August 26
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  • Stay aware of surroundings to avoid stings, rashes
  • From the ES&H Section: Fall influenza preparations
  • Photo of the Day: A thing of beauty
  • ES&H weekly report: Aug. 26, 2009
  • From CERN Bulletin, August 24, 2009: The complexity behind the date

Tuesday, August 25
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  • From symmetrybreaking: August 2009 issue of symmetry now online
  • Director's Corner: Lepton Photon 2009
  • August EAP Webinar today
  • In Memoriam: Ed Knapp
  • From, August 19, 2009: Neutrinos on display

Monday, August 24
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  • Summer program “targets” budding scientists
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Computer Security: Reporting computer security incidents
  • In Memoriam: Cyndi Rathbun
  • From symmetrybreaking, August 21, 2009: Sen. Al Franken goes deep to learn about particle physics

Friday, August 21
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  • Tune IT Up Q&A: Password Q&A
  • First Recovery Act vehicle arrives at Fermilab
  • Recovery Act funds speed up high-speed ethernet
  • Extreme Beam lecture today at 4 p.m. in One West
  • Classes, events and discounts for September
  • From Daily Herald, August 20, 2009: Warrenville man paralyzed in ski accident adapting to new world

Thursday, August 20
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  • University Profile: Michigan State University
  • Result of the Week: We've come a long way...
  • Laboratory releases Physics Advisory Committee report
  • Extreme Beam lecture today at 4 p.m. in One West
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - Aug. 3
  • From EyeOnTechnology, August 19, 2009: Recovery Act scores trifecta by stimulating science

Wednesday, August 19
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  • H1N1 goes back to school
  • From the Finance Section: Buckets of money
  • Service Awards
  • Extreme Beam lecture Thursday at 4 p.m. in One West
  • ES&H weekly report: August 18, 2009
  • From MSNBC, August 14, 2009: First black holes starved at birth

Tuesday, August 18
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  • Vacation policy changes for exempt employees
  • Director's Corner: Visitors from Washington
  • Tune IT Up: New IMAP server e-mail account password rules
  • Keeping kids safe as they head back to school
  • From Quantum Diaries: Shutdown update
  • From Washington Post, August 17, 2009: Blasting neutrinos under Wisconsin may yield big payoff

Monday, August 17
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  • Back to school with cutting-edge science
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Safety: Safety monitors need their own monitoring
  • Tune IT Up Q&A
  • Photo of the Day: Office of Science director, deputy director get behind-the-scenes Fermilab tour
  • From Science, August 14, 2009:Running at half-energy keeps LHC in race for discoveries

Friday, August 14
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  • CMS Result of the Month: First things first
  • Recovery Act Feature: Recovery Act pushes high-field magnet development forward
  • Power and network outage in Wilson Hall tomorrow
  • Chuck Schmidt retires today
  • From Physics Today, August 13, 2009: Hawking receives US medal of freedom

Thursday, August 13
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  • University Profile: State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Result of the Week: CDF scientists observe rare diboson process
  • New co-spokesperson begins term at DZero
  • From the Chicago Tribune, Aug. 12, 2009: Orson Welles' residence is cleared for demolition

Wednesday, August 12
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  • From symmetrybreaking: Fermilab in the house: atom smasher gets its own rap
  • From Center for Particle Astrophysics: Understanding our universe
  • Readers write: Fermilab poetry
  • ES&H weekly report: August 11, 2009
  • Registration now open for Workshop on Applications of High-Intensity Proton Accelerators
  • From Daily Herald, August 12, 2009: Rapper Funky49 rocks out about Fermilab

Tuesday, August 11
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  • Rap music seminar at 4 p.m. today, all welcome
  • Director's Corner: Turning the LHC back on
  • On TARGET: D'Angelo Cox and Adil Tobaa
  • From US/LHC blogs, Aug. 9, 2009: Mayan pyramids and the LHC

Monday, August 10
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  • Dan Bauer chosen as deputy head of Center for Particle Astrophysics
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Health: Medical Office provides travel tips
  • Wilson Hall closed Saturday, Aug. 15
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - July 27
  • From Times Online, Aug. 7, 2009: Large Hadron Collider will restart at half-power

Friday, August 7
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  • Dirt, giant holes evidence of neutrino program upgrades
  • Recovery Act Feature: ARRA funds accelerate SRF, neutrino research
  • Special Announcement: Rap music seminar at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. All welcome.
  • From NPR, Aug. 6, 2009: World's biggest particle collider set for restart
  • Recreation Feature of the Month: Classes, events and discounts for August

Thursday, August 6
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  • CERN Press Release: LHC to run at 3.5 TeV for early part of 2009-2010 run rising to 4-5-5.0 TeV later
  • Congressman Foster addresses ARRA funding
  • University Profile: University of Cambridge
  • Fermilab Result of the Week Crazy enough?

Wednesday, August 5
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  • Fermilab to receive additional $60.2 million in Recovery Act funding for high-energy physics
  • From the Computing Division: Working toward stronger, safer IT
  • New antivirus policy
  • Illinois legislation may change dependent coverage
  • Memorial dedication on Thursday for Bob Ducar
  • From New York Times, Aug. 4, 2009: Giant particle collider struggles
  • From Cosmic Log, Aug. 4, 2009: Slow start for a big bang

Tuesday, August 4
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  • Tune IT Up: Don’t get hooked by phishing
  • Director's Corner: Future accelerators
  • On TARGET: Matt Bajzek
  • Photo of the Day: Hyperbolic Obelisk in fog
  • From, August 3, 2009: Students build cosmic ray detector

Monday, August 3
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  • Profile: Jamie Ray, a high schooler on the Higgs hunt
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Environment: Reducing the use of ozone-depleting substances
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - July 20
  • Window washing begins today
  • From DOE Office of Science American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Newsletter, July 2009: Hunting for neutrinos in Minnesota
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