Archive: May 2010

Friday, May 28
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  • Wanted: Coyote sightings
  • Recovery Act funds two new cryostats
  • From symmetry breaking: Minnesota governor visits NOvA site
  • From New Scientist, May 26, 2010: Muon whose army? A tiny particle's big moment

Thursday, May 27
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  • Merrill Albertus, AD's go-to guy, retires May 31
  • Result of the Week: Why are we made of matter?
  • Photo of the Day: Czech visit
  • From the NPR, May 25, 2010: Matter, Antimatter, And Existence
  • From symmetrybreaking, May 24, 2010: Physicists hold first international particle accelerator conference

Wednesday, May 26
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  • Milestone: Ed Bucki retires
  • From the Finance Office: Financial tools for you to use
  • Special Announcement: Wilson Hall building closed Saturday, June 5
  • Photo of the Day: Employees take time out for fitness
  • From Interactions News Wire, May 24, 2010: Superconductivity breakthrough could lead to more cost-effective technologies

Tuesday, May 25
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  • Milestone: Denny "Inspector" Gaw retires on Friday
  • Director's Corner: At midyear
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - May 17
  • Special Announcement: Service Desk website redesigned
  • From MIT Technology Review, May 24, 2010: How duality could resolve dark matter dilemma

Monday, May 24
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  • Photos of the Day: AD celebrate luminosity records, efforts
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Environment: Take action to reduce energy use, become more efficient
  • Software add-on needed for new time reporting system
  • From CERN Bulletin, May 24, 2010: The LHC Physics Centre at CERN

Friday, May 21
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  • Recreation Feature of the Month: Classes, events and discounts for June
  • Recovery Act: Expansion project to match form to function
  • From New York Times, May 20, 2010: Editorial: The Being of Being

Thursday, May 20
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  • DASTOW 2010 set for June 24
  • Result of the Week: Photons shed light on extra dimensions
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - May 10
  • From Physics Today, May 7, 2010: William P. Hogan recognized with 2010 AAPT Excellence in Undergraduate Physics Teaching Award

Wednesday, May 19
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  • Stuart Henderson appointed associate director for accelerators
  • From the Center for Particle Astrophysics: Measuring the tick-tock of space-time
  • Milestone
  • From Ars Technica, May 18, 2010: Fermi's Tevatron finds another bias against antimatter

Tuesday, May 18
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  • Fermilab scientists find evidence for significant matter-antimatter asymmetry
  • WDRS website gets a makeover
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - May 3
  • From New York Times, May 17, 2010: A new clue to explain human existence

Monday, May 17
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  • Annual Farmers' Picnic reunites neighbors, friends
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Safety: Did you hear the buzz? Yellowjacket season is here early
  • Peter Limon retirement reception today
  • Photo of the Day: Arbor Day tree planting
  • From Science News, May 13, 2010: A dark debate

Friday, May 14
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  • Smooth sailing for CMS
  • Recovery Act: Expansion project to provide local jobs
  • Photo of the Day: New employees - April 12
  • Special Announcement: Ask HR: The 15th floor comes to you this May-June
  • From Kansas City Star, May 9, 2010: Cosmic ray research may hit Kansas

Thursday, May 13
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  • Use caution: flooding possible on roads today
  • Result of the Week: A tale of Zís and bís
  • Users' Meeting highlights results, looks to the future
  • Letter from Under Secretary of Energy
  • From Science Blog, May 10, 2010: Scientists seeking NSF funding will soon be required to submit data management plans

Wednesday, May 12
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  • National Lab Day brings Fermilab physics to students
  • From the Technical Division: IB1 Test Facility prepares for things to come
  • Letter from Hawaii: Thank you for Pier Oddone's National Lab Day visit
  • From, May 10, 2010: Search for dark matter still empty-handed, scientists say

Tuesday, May 11
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  • Indian counselor visits Fermilab
  • Director's Corner: Last week
  • From Discovery News, May 9, 2010: Where is dark matter hiding?

Monday, May 10
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  • Peter Limon retires
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Health: Norovirus: when the odds are against you
  • In Brief: One fewer password
  • Milestone: Birth
  • From AIP FYI, May 7, 2010: White House boosts upcoming National Lab Day

Friday, May 7
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  • Moment of silence in honor of young visiting scientist
  • Counseling available at Fermilab today
  • Photos of the Day: What's in bloom?

Thursday, May 6
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  • NuMI achieves new protons-on-target milestone
  • Result of the Week: Measuring pairs of light
  • DZero collaborator Jan Stark wins Joliot-Curie prize
  • Photo of the Day: Going green, getting back to nature at ES&H Fair
  • From symmetry breaking: Students find cosmic rays in D.C. museum
  • From iSGTW: Frontier guides computing through the collision landscape
  • From Punahou School News, May 3, 2010: What's new with Buff 'n Blue

Wednesday, May 5
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  • Wilson Hall parking layout changes take effect Friday
  • From the Computing Division: Making a better blueprint for computing
  • Strategic Collaborative Initiative: Call for proposals
  • IMAP users: last day to secure e-mail programs
  • From BBC News, May 4, 2010: nside Russia's 'nanotech park'

Tuesday, May 4
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  • Plant a tree today in honor of Earth Day/Arbor Day
  • Director's Corner:One lab. One system.
  • Fermilab, Japanese team earns superconductor technology award
  • From symmetry breaking: LHC Update: May 3, 2010
  • LBNE expands project office, seeks staff members
  • From Arizona Daily Sun, April 23, 2010: Degrees of doubt: NAU seniors stress flexibility

Monday, May 3
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  • In Memoriam: A.N. Sissakian
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Computer Security: Beware of password phishing
  • Fermilab volunteers reach out for National Lab Day
  • From AIP FYI, April 29, 2010: House Science and Technology Committee approves COMPETES reauthorization
  • Plant a tree Tuesday in honor of Earth Day/Arbor Day
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