Archive: January 2010

Friday, Jan. 29
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  • IQA training required for all employees
  • Special Result of the Week: MiniBooNE serves up a slice of π
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - Jan. 19
  • From, Jan. 28, 2010: Physicists investigate possibility of an 'Unhiggs'

Thursday, Jan. 28
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  • Accelerator champions Jim Wendt and Ray Hren retire
  • Result of the Week: The Tevatron’s Higgs boson search
  • Service awards
  • From Washington Post, Jan. 26, 2010: Caltech cosmologist Andrew Lange dead at 52

Wednesday, Jan. 27
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  • HINS reaches test beam milestone
  • From the Technical Division: A memorable transition into the new year
  • Photo of the Day: DOE environmental officials tour Fermilab
  • ES&H weekly report, Jan. 26
  • From MSNBC, Jan. 26, 2010: Galaxies unlock new secrets of dark matter
  • From AIP FYI, Jan. 26, 2010: Science and engineering indicators 2010: Public attitudes regarding S&T

Tuesday, Jan. 26
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  • Strait joins LBNE as project manager
  • Director's Corner: Visit to India: Part I
  • From symmetry breaking: US flexes its developing SRF muscles
  • From the New York Times, Jan. 25, 2010: Physicists’ dreams and worries in era of the big collider
  • From Ars Technica, Jan. 25, 2010: Speculating about the universe as a quantum fluid

Monday, Jan. 25
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  • From symmetry breaking: This month at the LHC
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Safety: Clear snow from vehicles
  • Revised laboratory manual available online
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - Jan. 4
  • From Cornell University Library, Jan. 21, 2010: Cornell University library engages more institutions in supporting arXiv

Friday, Jan. 22
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  • Steve Holmes to focus on Project X, laboratory seeks new associate director
  • Recreation Feature of the Month: Classes, events and discounts for February
  • From Science, Jan. 22, 2010: Scientific cooperation: African physicists set their sights on mammoth scope
  • In Brief: SC09 exhibit on display in Wilson Hall atrium

Thursday, Jan. 21
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  • Dial-a-technician: Fermilab lends BNL design expertise
  • Result of the Week: Breaking the balance
  • URA accepting submissions for annual Thesis Award
  • Lecture on evolution in the 21st century -- Friday at 8 p.m.
  • From Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, Jan. 17, 2010: Business profile: Extrutech Plastics, Inc.

Wednesday, Jan. 20
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  • CMS researchers go back to school at J-Term workshop
  • From the Accelerator Division: Summit vistas
  • Open house, talk Thursday at seed processing facility
  • Personally identifiable information training required
  • From Physics Central, Jan. 18, 2010: Buzz Blog: A day to remember

Tuesday, Jan. 19
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  • From ILC NewsLine: Evolving the ILC baseline
  • Director's Corner: Working in India
  • From symmetry breaking: Tevatron feels Haiti quake
  • New bimonthly publication from Fermi Natural Areas
  • From Science News, Jan. 13, 2010: Supernova winds blow galaxies into shape

Friday, Jan. 15
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  • From symmetry breaking: US sends first ILC-type cavities to Japan
  • Recovery Act Feature: Stimulus spending on SRF heats up with vacuum oven
  • Photo of the Day: Winter descends on Village
  • From The Black Hills Pioneer, Jan. 14, 2010: World experts in Lead this week for DUSEL planning
  • From The Daily Galaxy, Jan. 6, 2010: Hubble reaches back 13 billion years to reveal Universe 2.0 - Did dark matter destroy the original?

Thursday, Jan. 14
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  • From symmetry breaking: Ground-breaking neutrino R&D gets government boost
  • Fermilab Result of the Week: Top quarks join the club
  • Tyler Przybylek appointed URA general counsel
  • In Brief: EAP offers January Webinars
  • From, Jan. 13, 2010: UK physicists warn of brain drain over funding freeze
  • From Technology Review, Jan. 11, 2010: Neutrino telescope measures temperature of the ozone layer

Wednesday, Jan. 13
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  • Bob Willford retires today
  • From FESS: Winter weather operations
  • Reminder: Limited dialing tonight
  • ES&H weekly report, Jan. 12
  • From symmetry breaking: People in physics: Joe Incandela, new deputy spokesperson for CMS

Tuesday, Jan. 12
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  • Prairie Rangers preserve environment, explore nature
  • Director's Corner: Important milestones
  • NuMI shatters records, again
  • LBNE gets new Web site
  • Help fill in the blanks: Identify people in the collage photo
  • From The University of Chicago News, Jan. 8, 2010: Tracey Quinn appointed assistant vice president for national laboratories
  • From Witchita Business Journal, Jan. 6, 2010: U of M adding 40-50 jobs for new neutrino facility

Monday, Jan. 11
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  • Watch out for wide loads
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Health: Medical test changes require more notification at work
  • Be aware of changes when traveling abroad
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - Jan. 4
  • After hours phone service outage 1-2 a.m. on Jan. 14
  • From Beacon News, Jan. 8, 2010: Fermilab program for teens too good to pass up
  • From Science Daily, Jan. 11, 2010: Hunting oscillation of muon to electron: neutrino data to flow in 2010; NOvA scientists tune design

Friday, Jan. 8
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  • NuMI shatters old records during holidays
  • Recovery Act Feature: NOvA contract awarded to Wisconsin plastic company
  • Result of the Month: CMS first measurements
  • Photo of the Day: Pleasant pheasant visitor
  • From Wired, Dec. 21, 2009: Big picture: 570-megapixel, intergalactic camera

Thursday, Jan. 7
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  • LBNE elects spokespersons, gains momentum
  • Result of the Week: CDF lists resolutions for the new year
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - Dec. 14
  • From BBC News, Jan. 6, 2010: Dark matter 'beach ball' unveiled

Wednesday, Jan. 6
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  • Tevatron's holiday gift: two milestones in one week
  • From WDRS: Ask HR: Benefits
  • Jose Nevares receives 2008 Industrial Hygiene Award
  • Bob Willford retirement celebration today
  • Call for applications for awards in URA Visiting Scholars Program
  • From Science Daily, Jan. 5, 2010: Runaway anti-matter production makes for a spectacular stellar explosion

Tuesday, Jan. 5
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  • In Memoriam: Jim Tweed remembered as skilled technician
  • In Memoriam: Morris Binkley leaves mark on CDF, laboratory
  • Director's Corner: The start of a new year
  • New Illinois ban on texting while driving
  • From Science, Jan. 1, 2010: U.K. physicists cry foul at major budget cuts

Monday, Jan. 4
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  • Jenny Thomas named new MINOS co-spokesperson
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Computer security: What to do with all the spam
  • East gate to close 1 to 5 a.m. starting tonight
  • Photo of the Day: Foggy Fermilab
  • From Popular Mechanics, Dec. 17, 2009: The LHC hits 2.36 trillion electron volts—but what does it mean?
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