Archive: April 2010

Friday, April 30
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  • Photos of the Day: DESY Director General Helmut Dosch tours Fermilab
  • Recovery Act: Blasting at NOvA complete
  • From symmetry breaking: April 2010 issue of symmetry now online
  • Special Announcement: Consolidating assessments
  • From CD Tracks, April 2010: Fermilab effort results in new International Standard
  • From Nature News, April 28, 2010: Hasty switch for space magnet

Thursday, April 29
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  • Young-Kee Kim to get distinguished scholar award
  • From the Business Services Section: A greener fleet
  • Result of the Week: Very clean collisions
  • University Profile: Brown University
  • From iSGTW, April 28, 2010: Q&A: Peer-reviewed physics, at the speed of light

Wednesday, April 28
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  • Neutrino factory could be right prescription to see theta13
  • From the Business Services Section: A greener fleet
  • Fermilab to host annual Farmers' Picnic Saturday
  • Password Doctor booth available today
  • From, April 27, 2010: Evidence grows for tetraquarks

Tuesday, April 27
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  • Ed Temple retires
  • Director's Corner: Balance II
  • Additional guidance for visa waiver travelers
  • From New Scientist's The S Word, April 27, 2010: Will the next government fix UK physics?

Monday, April 26
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  • Irina Kubantseva retires
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Environment: Keep ticks at bay with a little preparation
  • Photos of the Day: Skilling talks twisters at annual weather seminar
  • From Discovery News, April 23, 2010: One step closer to understanding dark energy

Friday, April 23
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  • Recreation Feature of the Month: Recreation classes, events and discounts for May
  • Recovery Act: New emergency generator arrives at Wilson Hall
  • Special Announcement: Studying mysterious neutrinos: lecture tonight
  • In Brief: CD celebrates 4 million hour safety milestone
  • From ILC NewsLine, April 22, 2010: Superconducting cavities could help reduce nuclear waste radio-toxicity

Thursday, April 22
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  • Celebrate Earth Day today at ES&H fair in atrium
  • Result of the Week: Not your ordinary lepton
  • Toward a sustainable laboratory
  • What's happening here? Wilson Hall lighting retrofit project now underway
  • Visa holders: how to weather volcanic activity travel delays
  • From symmetry breaking, April 20, 2010: Wanna routinely win March Madness? Bet on science

Wednesday, April 21
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  • Celebrate Earth Day Thursday at ES&H fair in atrium
  • Wilson Hall west road to close today
  • Earth week prairie seed planting today
  • From Medill Reports, April 20, 2010: Bridging the gap between men and women in science
  • ES&H weekly report, April 20
  • From Scientific American, April 19, 2010: Novel experiment prepares to join dark energy hunt

Tuesday, April 20
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  • Wilson Hall west road to close on Wednesday
  • Director's Corner: Balance I
  • Visa holders with delayed travel - contact the Visa Office
  • Photos of the Day: Sandhill crane visits Fermilab
  • Earth Day Fair Thursday provides treats, transportation
  • From New York Times, April 19, 2010: Sean Carroll talks school science and time travel

Monday, April 19
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  • Register now for the annual Users' Meeting June 2 and 3
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Safety: Watch out for each other: speak up for safety
  • Tevatron sets new initial luminosity records
  • DASTOW 2010 set for Thursday, June 24
  • Milestones
  • Photos of the Day: Pleasant pheasant
  • From, April 16, 2010: Astrophysicists cast doubt on link between excess positrons and dark matter

Friday, April 16
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  • Dark matter: Can you hear me now?
  • Recovery Act: New beamlines mean business for contractors
  • Attend the 2010 Women in Science Symposium Saturday
  • Now accepting 2010 Alvin Tollestrup Award nominations
  • From Nature News, April 15, 2010: Roman ingots to shield particle detector

Thursday, April 15
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  • STEM career expo at Fermilab attracts hundreds of students
  • Result of the Week: Gravity and extra dimensions
  • Volunteer for National Lab Day with Fermilab
  • Now accepting 2010 Alvin Tollestrup Award nominations
  • From WBBM Newsradio 780, April 11, 2010: At Issue talks with Fermilab and Argonne directors
  • From, April 14, 2010: Giant natural particle accelerator discovered above thunderclouds

Wednesday, April 14
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  • Post-doc honored for dissertation work at Fermilab
  • From the Accelerator Division: Life in the trenches
  • Tevatron sets new record for weekly uptime
  • ES&H Section Web page unavailable early Thursday
  • Configure your e-mail to ensure security
  • From University of Chicago News, April 12, 2010: Scholars, scientists gather to discuss value of ‘the art of science’

Tuesday, April 13
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  • Special Result of the Week: MINOS continues the race
  • Director's Corner: Creating the right environment
  • Tevatron sets new initial luminosity record
  • Wonders of Science show this Sunday, April 18
  • From New Scientist, April 11, 2010: Wonder lust: Soudan mine

Monday, April 12
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  • American companies gain SRF skills
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Health: Tips for a better night’s rest
  • EAP offers April Webinars
  • From New Scientist's Culture Lab, April 9, 2010: Rappers with a beef – particle physics style

Friday, April 9
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  • MINOS to present results today at 4 p.m. in One West
  • CMS Result of the Month: Result of the quarter century
  • Photo of the Day: Members of Chicago's Swiss community visit Fermilab
  • Fermilab announces arrival of new maternity closet
  • Photo of the Day: Just stopping by
  • From Science Daily, April 7, 2010: Our universe at home within a larger universe? So suggests physicist's wormhole research

Thursday, April 8
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  • From symmetry breaking: Just what your iPod needs: a Fermilab rap video
  • Result of the Week: Do SUSY and Higgs travel together?
  • DOE Press Release: Department of Energy releases open government plan
  • From Medill Reports, April 7, 2010: Fermilab in race to find God particle

Wednesday, April 7
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  • One software package to fit all
  • From WDRS: What we've been up to
  • From the University of Chicago, March 2010: Lab leadership takes center stage
  • From iSGTW: Campus grids secret to productive grid site
  • Service Desk online request system down 6-8 a.m. April 8
  • From CERN Courier, March 31, 2010: Particle physics INSPIREs information retrieval

Tuesday, April 6
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  • Attend the 2010 Women in Science Symposium April 17
  • Director's Corner: National Lab Day
  • Sitewide Emergency Warning System test cancelled today
  • From the New York Times, April 2, 2010: A primer on the great proton smashup

Monday, April 5
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  • Ready to hire? Use the new personnel requisition form
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Safety: It’s tax time; do you know where your PII is?
  • Volunteer for National Lab Day with Fermilab
  • Fermilab hosts STEM high school career expo April 7
  • From Black Hills Pioneer, March 31, 2010: DOE supporting major experiment proposed for DUSEL

Friday, April 2
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  • AD & TD collaborate on first cryomodule for new facility
  • Tevatron sets new monthly luminosity record
  • Milestones
  • From Scientific Computing, March 31, 2010: State-of-the-art LHC virtual control rooms allow full participation from US

Thursday, April 1
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  • Dmitri Denisov re-elected as DZero co-spokesperson
  • Result of the Week: Top quarks live fast and die young
  • Photo of the Day: Unusual visit
  • From Kane County Chronicle, March 31, 2010: Fermilab reacts with excitement after particle collision
  • From Chicago Public Radio, March 31, 2010: Swiss collider puts Fermi physicists to work

April Fools' Day edition, April 1
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  • Computing Division passes 24-hour mark with no outage
  • ARRA funds new construction for increased traffic safety
  • Photo of the Day: Car wash benefits DUSEL project
  • Fermilab cafeteria adds goose to menu, thrills localvores
  • From CERN, April 1, 2010: High energy collisions reveal a paleoparticle
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