Archive: July 2009

Friday, July 31
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  • Tune IT Up services account reminder, help for Mac users
  • Recovery Act Feature: Blasting continues at NOvA site
  • ARRA funding targets young researchers
  • From symmetrybreaking The CERN Courier's 50th anniversary issue

Thursday, July 30
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  • Office of Science Director Brinkman to speak today
  • Result of the Week: Studying shapes to understand color
  • University Profile: Harvard University
  • CHUBB, MEDEX explained
  • Video of the Day: Fermi Singers contribute to Tune IT Up campaign
  • Oscar-winning musician performs at Fermilab Saturday
  • From Nature, July 29, 2009: LHC students face data drought

Wednesday, July 29
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  • On TARGET: Camilla Brewer
  • From the Technical Division: A breakthrough in magnet development
  • Seminar today offers summer advice for 50-plus age group
  • ES&H weekly report July 28, 2009
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - July 13
  • From AIP FYI, July 28, 2009: Excerpts from the House debate on the FY 2010 DOE funding bill

Tuesday, July 28
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  • Tune IT Up: Services account password needed to fill out timecard
  • Director's Corner: Avanti NOvA!
  • Job seekers flock to Fermilab booth at virtual job fair
  • Extreme Beam lecture today at 4 p.m. in One West
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - July 13
  • Construction, tarring today on west Wilson Street
  • New office for John Kent, Wilson Hall building manager
  • From iSGTW, July 22, 2009: U.S.-based editor moves on

Monday, July 27
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  • South Dakota students meet Fermilab science
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Computer Security: Safe flash driving
  • Photo of the Day: TD Test and Instrumentation Department picnic
  • Pavement grinding begins today on west Wilson Street
  • From Parade, July 23, 2009: The race for the secret of the universe

Friday, July 24
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  • U.S. CMS members appointed to CMS executive team
  • Recovery Act Feature: Shifting light for NOvA
  • Call for applications for awards in URA Visiting Scholars Program
  • Register for JTerm-IV by August 1
  • Photo of the Day: Computing Division Picnic
  • Weekend power, AC outages, cafeteria closure; Monday morning power outage

Thursday, July 23
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  • University Profile: Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Result of the Week: Yin and yang
  • Recovery Act Feature: NOvA first blast
  • Video of the Day: Secretary of Energy Chu on Jon Stewart's The Daily Show
  • From symmetrybreaking, July 23, 2009: Antimatter from bananas

Wednesday, July 22
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  • Neutrino school offers education, networking
  • From the Accelerator Division: Shutdown observations
  • Guided sunset prairie tour
  • From University of Chicago News Office, July 15, 2009: University, Fermilab scientists to receive $216,000 in collaborative seed grants
  • From, July 20, 2009: LHC suffers more leaks, and delays

Tuesday, July 21
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  • New leadership for the LHC Physics Center
  • Director's Corner: Neutrino central
  • Take Five Q&A
  • From Physical Review Focus, July 20, 2009: Landmarks: Powerful pictures

Monday, July 20
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  • Happy sixth birthday, Fermilab Today!
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Safety: Computer Vision Syndrome
  • Neutrino work at Fermilab gets EPS award
  • Photo of the Day: Coyote on the hunt
  • From The Economist, July 16, 2009: The search for dark matter: Ethereal yet weighty

Friday, July 17
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  • From symmetry: Dark Energy Camera scans ancient skies
  • From ILC Newsline: 3-D silicon technology project draws together industry and research for ILC
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - June 29
  • From New York Times, July 14, 2009: I’m a particle physicist. Want to chat?

Thursday, July 16
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  • University Profile: University of California, Davis
  • Result of the Week: Shedding light on dark matter
  • Tune IT Up: One password, less trouble
  • Photo of the Day: South Dakota students tour, learn about Fermilab
  • From AIP FYI, July 15, 2009: FY 2010 House Appropriations Bill - DOE Office of Science

Wednesday, July 15
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  • How does your prairie grow?
  • From FESS: Checking our mission readiness
  • Special seminar by KEK DG Atsuto Suzuki today
  • From AIP FYI, July 14, 2009: New director of the DOE Office of Science addresses advisory committee

Tuesday, July 14
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  • From symmetry breaking: Another cosmic-ray puzzle: Are iron nuclei bombarding Earth?
  • Director's Corner: Review season
  • From Daily Herald, July 13, 2009: Gov. signs $31 billion construction plan
  • Intro to neutrino research offers career options to physicists, engineers
  • Tune IT Up taking stock of computing at Fermilab

Monday, July 13
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  • Students harness solar power at Science Adventures camp
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Health: Top off your fluid level to beat the heat
  • Office of Science financial assistance funding opportunity announcement
  • From MSNBC Cosmic Log, July 9, 2009: Bridging the science gap
  • Shutdown update
  • From, July 9, 2009: Ely, Minnesota: Wolves and bears and root beer and neutrinos; oh my!

Friday, July 10
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  • From iSGTW: A solid production demonstration of the CMS role in WLCG
  • Recovery Act Feature: Wood from NOvA site fuels renewable energy in Minnesota
  • 2009 Neutrino Summer School underway at Fermilab
  • Abstract art works on display examine physics, nature
  • Wanted: Fermilab ushers Reward: Free tickets to show
  • From, July 8, 2009: Historic atom smasher reduced to rubble and revelry

Thursday, July 9
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  • University Profile: University of Florida
  • Result of the Week: “X” marks the spot
  • Photo of the Day: New employees
  • From AIP FYI, July 8, 2009: First information on FY2010 House DOE Appropriations bill

Wednesday, July 8
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  • Sustainable Energy Club to use sun to power projects
  • From WDRS: Help us improve HR
  • Photo of the Day: Inauguration
  • From DOE Press Release, July 7, 2009: Statement of Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy

Tuesday, July 7
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  • From symmetrybreaking: Revolutionary neutral current discovery gets nod 36 years later
  • Director's Corner: A new star
  • Identity theft Webinar July 8
  • Aquatic survey underway
  • From, June 25, 2009: Foundation gives Canadian physics a boost

Monday, July 6
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  • Brewing a better brainstorm
  • ES&H Tip of the Week: Working toward a sustainable cafeteria
  • Photos of the Day: Almost lunch
  • Fermilab Press Release: xData-taking dress rehearsal proves world’s largest computing grid is ready for LHC restart
  • From Science News, July 1, 2009: Mass mismatch makes mystery for proton’s strange cousin

Thursday, July 2
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  • University Profile: University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Result of the Week: Topping off a search for new particles
  • DZero analyzes efficiency
  • Change of recycling subcontractor and dumpsters
  • From Science News, June 17, 2009: Asia: One reason America can't afford to jettison good teachers

Wednesday, July 1
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  • ArgoNeuT experiment sees first neutrino interactions
  • From the Particle Physics Division: Balancing priorities
  • Photo of the Day: New employees
  • From AIP FYI, June 30, 2009: House FY 2010 Department of Energy funding bill
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