Archive: July 2010

Friday, July 30
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  • Centenarian Jeanette Anderson revisits home
  • Recovery Act: Largest NOvA purchase supports business
  • Weekend power, utility outages affect high-rise, Linac
  • Milestone: Richard Meadowcroft to retire
  • Milestone: Dad and the boys
  • Photo of the Day: WDRS picnic
  • From the Economist, July 29, 2010: And they're off

Thursday, July 29
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  • Weekend power, utility outages affect high-rise, Linac
  • Result of the Week: Gaining confidence in Higgs mass exclusion region
  • press release: First African School of Physics brings cutting-edge physics and technology to sub-Saharan Africa
  • From the symmetry breaking, July 28, 2010: Lighting up the dark universe

Wednesday, July 28
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  • Fermilab gives Anderson Barn bees the boot
  • From the Business Services Section: Whom do you call in the middle of the night?
  • Photo of the Day: South Dakota students learn about particle physics, lab
  • Farewell party for DOE's Joanna Livengood Thursday
  • From the New York Times, July 27, 2010: Teams of physicists closing in on the ‘God Particle’

Tuesday, July 27
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  • Career opportunities abound for TARGET students
  • Director's Corner: On vacation
  • Volunteers needed for bike ride through Fermilab
  • From ScienceNOW, July 26, 2010: No sighting of Higgs, but Fermilab physicists say they may be close

Monday, July 26
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  • Fermilab experiments narrow allowed mass range for Higgs boson
  • Photo of the Day: Sustainable Energy Club brings Tesla Roadster to lab
  • Video of the Day: Wilson Hall, Fermilab featured in Star Wars fan movie
  • From FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, July 23, 2010: Senate Appropriations Committee report language details DOE funding bill
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Safety: Choosing proper work footwear

Friday, July 23
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  • Recreation Feature of the Month: Classes, events and discounts for August
  • Special Result of the Week: MiniBooNE uses neutrinos to shed light on nuclear physics
  • Update on E-Verify efforts/li>
  • From National Geographic News, July 21, 2010: New galaxy maps to help find dark energy proof?

Thursday, July 22
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  • Particles prefer diamonds
  • Result of the Week: Tevatron to make big splash in Paris
  • Lupe Rodriguez, electronics assembly specialist, retires
  • From AIP FYI, July 21, 2010: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee completes DOE funding bill

Wednesday, July 21
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  • Folk music concert and print exhibit Saturday
  • From the Technical Division: Niobium tin magnet performance scales up
  • Safety Update
  • From The Telegraph, July 13, 2010: How long can the Higgs boson keep hiding?

Tuesday, July 20
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  • Tesla Roadster revs (quietly) into Fermilab
  • Director's Corner: Projects
  • Photo of the Day: Osprey protect their nest
  • From ScienceInsider, July 16, 2010: Energy research takes a hit in House spending bill for 2011

Monday, July 19
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  • Tevatron experiments prepare to shine at ICHEP
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Health: Take care to prevent clots on long airplane flights
  • Shutdown-related power outage Tuesday morning
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - July 12
  • EAP offers July webinars
  • From the Are We Alone radio show, July 9, 2010: Are we alone – Rend me your ears: Craig Hogan

Friday, July 16
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  • 2010 shutdown begins next week; power outage Tuesday
  • Recovery Act Feature: Recovery Act funds keep Fermilab wired
  • Special Announcement: Today's Wine & Cheese lecture moved to Auditorium
  • From symmetry: The muon guys: On the hunt for new physics
  • Milestone
  • From New York Times, July 12, 2010: A scientist takes on gravity

Thursday, July 15
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  • Fiber Central: a quantum leap in computer networking
  • Result of the Week: Quark speed
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - July 6
  • From Ars Technica, July 13, 2010: Neutrino mass less of a mystery thanks to deep space imaging

Wednesday, July 14
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  • In Memoriam: Dennis Theriot
  • From the Accelerator Division: Marsha Jo Hannah
  • Dark Energy Survey announces new website
  • From Minnesota Public Radio, July 13, 2010: U of M students building small-scale neutrino detector

Tuesday, July 13
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  • In Memoriam: Wilson Cross
  • Director's Corner: Anniversary
  • Jackie Coleman retirement party Thursday, July 15
  • From Beacon News, July 10, 2010: Oddone gets second five years as Fermilab director

Monday, July 12
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  • New service wall honors long-term employees
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Computer Security: Looking for the bad guy's needle in a data haystack
  • Jeff Mack retires
  • Milestones: Deaths
  • From Wired Science Blog, July 9, 2010: Dark matter may be building up inside the sun
  • From Physics World, July 9, 2010: X-rays reveal origin of Dead Sea Scroll

Friday, July 9
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  • From University of Chicago News Room: Piermaria Oddone reappointed to second term as director of Fermilab
  • Call for applications for awards in URA Visiting Scholars Program
  • Unity Coat to sponsor music event Monday
  • What's Happening Here?: Switch room repairs require ground-floor, atrium work
  • CMS Result of the Month: Rediscovering the weak force frontier
  • Milestone: Wedding
  • From 80 beats, a Discover blog, July 8, 2010: The incredible shrinking proton that could rattle the physics world

Thursday, July 8
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  • Milestone: Accelerator Complex reaches delivered luminosity milestone
  • Result of the Week: Searching for impossible top quarks
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - June 28
  • From symmetry breaking: CERN opens dazzling new public exhibition
  • From, July 2, 2010: Boost for investment in UK science and technology

Wednesday, July 7
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  • MINERvA keeps on rockin'
  • From FESS: Preparing for the future
  • From DUSEL Watch, June 22, 2010: Lab reallocates Sanford dollars from education fund to facility outfitting

Tuesday, July 6
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  • Fermilab ecologist discovers two rare plants
  • Director's Corner: Engineering Manual
  • From the Argus Leader, July 6, 2010: Course to explore mysteries of physics
  • From symmetry breaking: World Cup Fever at CERN

Friday, July 2
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  • Milestone: Jackie Coleman retires after more than three decades at Fermilab
  • Recovery Act: Recovery Act helps family business
  • In Brief: Stay safe this Fourth of July
  • From the Physics World, July 1, 2010: Ultra-precise test confirms photons are bosons
  • From the Wired Science, July 1, 2010: New muon detector could find hidden nukes

Thursday, July 1
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  • MINERvA receives CD-4
  • Result of the Week: Wizards, demigods and CP violation
  • From Start of tunnel construction for the European XFEL
  • Photo of the Day: Observations from overhead
  • From the Washington Post, June 27, 2010: If scientists want to educate the public, they should start by listening
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