Archive: February 2009

Friday, Feb. 27
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  • On-site daycare gets top marks
  • From iSGTW: Using simulations to learn about cosmic evolution and its connections to Earth’s history
  • Photo of the Day: Looking for food
  • From Chicago Tribune, Feb. 26, 2009: Dr. George Coutrakon, former Fermilab physicist, to work with proton beam at the Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center

Thursday, Feb. 26
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  • First Extreme Beam lecture today, 4 p.m. in One West
  • Result of the Week: Seeing jets from the top
  • AAAS and AAPT talks now available online
  • Photo of the Day: Delegation from Hungary visits Fermilab
  • Neutrino Summer School registration now open
  • From European XFEL, Feb. 25, 2009: XFEL construction news
  • From U.S. House of Representatives, Feb. 25, 2009: 2009 Energy and water approproations

Wednesday, Feb. 25
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  • From symmetrybreaking: Why the dark side of the universe matters
  • From the Business Services Section: A treasure in the woods
  • Extreme Beam lecture series begins tomorrow
  • Photo of the Day: Wilson Hall exhibit honors Black History month
  • In Memoriam: Leader in bubble chambers, Pierre Auger died

Tuesday, Feb. 24
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  • Extreme Beam lectures open door to Intensity Frontier
  • Director's Corner: A matter of concern
  • "The Dark Side of the Universe" lecture tonight
  • Summer onsite day camp offers one-week sessions
  • In Memoriam: Frank C. Shoemaker

Monday, Feb. 23
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  • For the love of science
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Environment: Is environmentalism dead?
  • Diversity focus groups summaries distributed this week
  • Photo of the Day: New employees
  • From Bangor Daily News, Feb. 19: Neutrino work breaks new ground

Friday, Feb. 20
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  • Chicago goes dark for science: C2ST lecture Feb. 24
  • Ask the Ethicist: The ethicist within
  • From Associated Press, Feb. 19: Fermilab, European accelerator race for glory
  • From Scientific American, Feb. 18: Stars of cosmology

Thursday, Feb. 19
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  • After 15 years, CMS crystals ready for prime time
  • Fermilab Result of the Week: Standing on tiptoes
  • Photo of the Day: DOE Office of Science tour
  • From Ivan Semeniuk’s Embedded Universe (a science blog), Feb. 13: Particle physicists set to invade the dark side

Wednesday, Feb. 18
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  • Pumping up Fermilab’s gym
  • From the Finance Section: Looking for your ideas
  • From New Scientist, Feb. 17: Fermilab 'closing in' on the God particle
  • From Nature News, Feb. 16: Hollywood star could restart damaged particle accelerator

Tuesday, Feb. 17
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  • From symmetrybreaking: AAAS coverage
  • Director's Corner: Recovery
  • From Science News, Feb. 28: Cosmic mystery: High-energy invaders from space could signal a nearby pulsar, or perhaps dark matter

Monday, Feb. 16
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  • Don't feed the animals
  • ES&H Tips of the Week -Computer security: Tax time is coming
  • U.S Visa applications still lengthy
  • From Alliance for Science & Technology Research in America, Feb. 14: Reinvestment Act of 2009 final version
  • From New Scientist, Feb. 12: Tom Hanks and Ron Howard visit CERN

Friday, Feb. 13
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  • Fermilab welcomes minority students for Black History Month
  • From ISGTW: Grids and Clouds: GridBriefing just released
  • Special Announcement: Volunteers needed to plan Asian event
  • From BusinessWeek, Feb. 12: What's in the Stimulus Bill
  • From, Feb. 12: Hollywood comes to CERN

Thursday, Feb. 12
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  • Iliana Bozhanova steps up Bulgarian dance at Fermilab
  • Fermilab Result of the Week: Single top, on the road to the Higgs!
  • From symmetrybreaking, Feb. 11: Entertainment Tonight searches for angels and demons at CERN
  • From Houston Chronicle, Feb. 10: Use stimulus to expand scientific research funding

Wednesday, Feb. 11
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  • Chicago hosts Al Gore, thousands of scientists for AAAS conference
  • Director's Corner: India Collaboration
  • Fermilab press release: Collaboration between Fermilab, Indian institutions sets stage for future accelerators
  • CERN press release: CERN management confirms new LHC restart schedule
  • From AIP FYI, Feb. 9: DOE-BES report calls for more R&D funding

Tuesday, Feb. 10
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  • Seeking: charismatic scientists, engineers
  • Memo from the Director: IT reorganization
  • Implementing integrated quality assurance memo
  • From New Scientist, Feb. 10: Conflict brews over science in US stimulus package

Monday, Feb. 9
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  • CERN to set goals for first LHC physics
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Safety: Lead use requires extra care
  • New Wilson Hall dosimetry badge drop box
  • From Wall Street Journal, Feb. 6: Energy secretary promises to move quickly to spend stimulus fund
  • From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 6, 2009: Mequon company helps smash subatomic particle

Friday, Feb. 6
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  • GammeV: The little experiment with big output
  • Special Result of the Week: A probe of the particle nature of dark energy
  • DOE releases laboratory report cards
  • Photo of the Day: Winter hawk
  • From Boston Globe, Feb. 5, 2009: Obama announces new energy guidelines

Thursday, Feb. 5
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  • President Obama to address DOE employees at 11 a.m.
  • From broadcast to books, Atkinson serves public
  • Result of the Week: Studying the heavy, looking for the new
  • Photo of the Day: New employees
  • From Cosmic Variance, Feb. 5, 2009: Looking for dark matter in all the wrong places

Wednesday, Feb. 4
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  • Brazil honors Fermilab's Roy Rubinstein
  • From the Accelerator Physics Center: R&D for a muon accelerator
  • Experience the Dixie Hummingbirds, Feb. 14
  • ES&H weekly report, Feb. 3
  • From, Feb. 3, 2009: CERN unveils computer grid linking 7,000 scientists

Tuesday, Feb. 3
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  • Can you hear me now? Fermilab engineers' desert adventure
  • Director's Corner: Chicagoland collaboration
  • From Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 30, 2009: Physicists set plan in motion to change publishing system
  • From ABC Science, Feb. 2, 2009: Entangled particles face sudden death

Monday, Feb. 2
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  • From symmetrybreaking: The latest from the LHC
  • Call for applications for awards in URA Visiting Scholars Program
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Environment: Gypsy moths poised to invade
  • From New York Times, Jan. 26, 2009: Using a leadership role to put a human face on science
  • From, Jan. 27, 2009: New limits on the origin of dark mattere
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