Archive: October 2010

Friday, Oct. 29
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  • Brinkman to speak at 4 p.m. today at USLUO meeting
  • Fermilab gets new flexible spending account vendor
  • Training requirement for records management
  • Help preserve and restore the prairie at event Oct. 30
  • Collaborative relationships key to LBNE success
  • Don't be afraid: GSA Halloween party tonight
  • From Science Progress, Oct. 27, 2010: Send in the scientists

Thursday, Oct. 28
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  • Volunteers battle prairie invaders
  • Result of the Week: A better way to sharpen a knife
  • Photo of the Day: Pumpkin carving at Users' Center
  • Photo of the Day: 30th anniversary celebration of US-Japan HEP agreement
  • From Nature News, Oct. 26, 2010: Momentum builds for Tevatron extension

Wednesday, Oct. 27
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  • Fermilab hosts 2010 USLUO meeting; Brinkman to speak
  • From the Business Services Section: Thank you for exceeding 99 percent
  • Ask the Ethicist: Election season
  • From Science Insider, Oct. 26, 2010: Panel wants U.S. to chase 'God Particle'—If there's money
  • From NPR's All Things Considered, Oct. 23, 2010: Want to clean up at poker? Study physics

Tuesday, Oct. 26
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  • Professional Development expands fall, winter courses
  • Director's Corner: US-Japan symposium
  • Photo of the Day: QuarkNet reaches out overseas
  • From symmetry breaking: Fermilab theorist sees dark matter evidence in public data
  • From Quantum Diaries: CALICE goes digital

Monday, Oct. 25
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  • High school student works on Fermilab experiment
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Quality Assurance: To end problems, get to the root
  • Don't be afraid: GSA Halloween party Oct. 29
  • From New Scientist, Oct. 22, 2010: Galaxies get real when the dark side warms up

Friday, Oct. 22
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  • Recreation Feature: Classes, wellness events, club and league information for November
  • From symmetrybreaking: Hogan’s holometer: Testing the hypothesis of a holographic universe
  • Recovery Act gives LBNE team chance to grow
  • Photo of the Day: Joe Levin tours the Silicon Detector Facility

Thursday, Oct. 21
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  • APS honors Fermilab’s Eichten and Quigg with 2011 Sakurai Prize
  • Dealing with difficult people: administrative event today
  • Climatologist to talk Friday about the future of climate
  • Result of the Week: Measurement of W spin from CDF top quark decays
  • Chickenpox spotted at laboratory
  • From New Scientist, Oct. 21, 2010: Heavy atoms set to collide at the LHC

Wednesday, Oct. 20
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  • Experiment Profile: Dark Energy Camera
  • From the ES&H Section: Communication is key: new ES&H web pages
  • Dealing with difficult people: administrative event - Oct. 21
  • From Gary Post-Tribune, Oct. 19, 2010: Super-cool show for kids

Tuesday, Oct. 19
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  • From Quantum Diaries: Introduction
  • Director's Corner: An important week
  • What's Happening Here?: Work on stairs shows value of employee suggestions
  • Photo of the Day: Kulkarni tours Fermilab
  • Fermilab renews ISO and OHSAS certifications
  • From DOE Pulse, Oct. 11, 2010: Fermilab builds pioneering accelerator facility

Monday, Oct. 18
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  • Needles and Threads fashions hope for cancer patients
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Ecology: Fermilab ahead of the curve with pest control
  • In Brief: Fermilab pairs dinner hosts with guests for TurkeyDate 2010
  • Special Announcement: New caregiver resource group at Fermilab
  • From Nature, Oct. 13, 2010: Thinking in aeons
  • From Wired, Oct. 15, 2010: Large Hadron Collider starts edging out rivals

Friday, Oct. 15
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  • Special Announcement: 2010 Exceptional Performance Recognition Awards given
  • Recovery Act: Local company completes FCC roof construction
  • Beware of phishing scams
  • Fermilab Golf Leagues play last season outing
  • From CERN, Oct. 14, 2010: LHC protons 2010: mission accomplished

Thursday, Oct. 14
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  • DESY and TRIUMF take home top prizes from the first Global Particle Physics Photowalk
  • Result of the Week: Direct measurement of the top quark width
  • Fermilab celebrates 25th anniversary of first collisions
  • From iSGTW: Astronomical computing

Wednesday, Oct. 13
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  • Celebrate the 25th anniversary of collisions in the Tevatron
  • From the Accelerator Division: Happy anniversary, Tevatron
  • Photos of the Day: Celebrating 25 years: A look back at first collisions
  • From FYI Bulletin of Science News, Oct. 12, 2010: Five years after “Rising Storm” report, outlook for American competitiveness has deteriorate

Tuesday, Oct. 12
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  • Celebrate the 25th anniversary of collisions in the Tevatron
  • Director's Corner: A state of mind
  • Dealing with difficult people: administrative event - Oct. 21
  • Ned and Liza Goldwasser celebrate 70 years together
  • Obituary: Bill Williams
  • From New Scientist, Oct. 11, 2010: Giant Antarctic balloon sees surprise cosmic rays

Monday, Oct. 11
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  • Tom Kobilarcik: a man of many hats
  • Cooler temperatures mean time to check heating sources
  • Did you know? An artist's rendition of CDF is made of junk
  • From Science Insider, Oct. 4, 2010: Plans for new Italian particle smasher gather steam
  • From The Times Herald, Oct. 6, 2010: Science community gets stimulus boost

Friday, Oct. 8
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  • Nominations now accepted for director's volunteer award
  • CMS Result of the Month: Huh, that’s funny…
  • Special ES&H Tip — Fire Safety: Fire Prevention Week: Only you can prevent house fires
  • Suzanne Vega to perform at Fermilab Saturday

Thursday, Oct. 7
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  • In memoriam: Mike Yeoward
  • Result of the Week: Direct measurement of the top quark width
  • Accelerator complex hits integrated luminosity milestone
  • Friday is the last day to vote for top Photowalk photograph
  • From AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, Oct. 6, 2010: Senate confirms Subra Suresh as National Science Foundation Director

Wednesday, Oct. 6
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  • Physics for Everyone lecture begins at 12:30 p.m. today
  • From Particle Physics Division: Technical Centers Department prepares for the future
  • From symmetry breaking: Diverse group to go deep for science
  • EAP offers free depression screenings today
  • From Discovery News, Oct. 2, 2010: The awesome power of galaxy cluster mergers

Tuesday, Oct. 5
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  • From WDRS: Seeking service award suggestions
  • Director's Corner: FY2011
  • From The Guardian, Oct. 5, 2010: Nobel prize for physics goes to Manchester University scientists
  • Physics for Everyone lecture begins 12:30 p.m. Wednesday
  • Photo of the Day: Just behind the clouds
  • EAP offers free depression screenings Wednesday

Monday, Oct. 4
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  • Fermilab prairie helps engineers protect wetlands
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Health: Bed bugs: the out-of-sight bite in the night
  • Photo of the Day: At first light
  • From Northland Press, Sept. 28, 2010: Northland teacher selected for physics project

Friday, Oct. 1
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  • First "Physics for Everyone" lecture in auditorium Oct. 6
  • New UEC sets priorities for coming year
  • Photo of the Day: Service Award - 20 years
  • Special Announcement: Help preserve and restore the prairie at harvest event Oct. 2
  • From Nature, Sept. 29, 2010: No scope for agency collaboration in space
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