Archive: September 2010

Thursday, Sept. 30
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  • Georges Charpak, detector pioneer, dies at 86
  • Result of the Week: The top quark’s elusive cousin
  • Photos of the Day: Employees learn about healthy options at annual fair
  • Special Announcement: Help preserve and restore the prairie at harvest event Oct. 2
  • From iSGTW: New ISO standard for special mathematical functions

Wednesday, Sept. 29
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  • Heroes of the Tevatron: electrical tape and ingenuity
  • From FESS: How data improve operations
  • From, Sept. 27, 2010: Relativity comes down to Earth

Tuesday, Sept. 28
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  • From symmetry breaking: Vote for top Particle Physics Photowalk photograph
  • An Open ES&H Culture
  • From Technology Review, Sept. 27, 2010: First Observation of Hawking Radiation
  • From Time, Sept. 24, 2010: The Supernova's Secrets Cracked at Last?

Monday, Sept. 27
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  • From symmetry breaking: So long and thanks for all the physics: The Hitchhiker’s Guide
  • Special Announcement: Flu vaccinations available for employees at high risk
  • From Nature News: "Gathering Storm" back on the radar
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Computer Security: Who is watching you type?
  • From BBC News: Underwater telescope searches for space secrets

Friday, Sept. 24
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  • Employees repurpose former beamline enclosure
  • Recovery Act: MI-8 addition equipped for heavy lifting
  • Milestone: Birth
  • Did You Know?: The origin of DZero's mascot
  • BSS and Finance safety records recognized
  • From BBC News, Sept. 23, 2010: Neutrino experiment to get UK 'heart'

Thursday, Sept. 23
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  • Physics for Everyone: New lecture series begins Oct. 6
  • Result of the Week: Searching for super top
  • Health fair today 11:30 a.m to 1 p.m. in Wilson Hall atrium
  • Gizmo Guys juggle at 7 p.m. Saturday at Fermilab
  • From Kane County Chronicle, Sept. 22, 2010: Fermilab moving ahead with new accelerator project

Wednesday, Sept. 22
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  • Leaving a natural legacy
  • From the CMS Center: CMS progress report
  • From symmetry breaking: LHC experiment observes potentially new and interesting effect
  • Health fair Thursday from 11:30 a.m to 1 p.m.
  • From Science Insider, Sept. 21, 2010: American physicists scrounge to stay in 'God Particle' race

Tuesday, Sept. 21
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  • Fermilab constructs pioneering accelerator test facility
  • Director's Corner: Tevatron
  • From NPR's Talk of the Nation, Sept. 17, 2010: Does the universe have a 'dark flow?'

Monday, Sept. 20
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  • October workshop to shape the future of U.S. detectors
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Quality Assurance: Defend against Murphy’s Law
  • From AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, Sept. 14, 2010: Little progress expected on key S&T appropriations and authorization bills

Friday, Sept. 17
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  • Joint Fermilab-CERN Director's Corner:
    Scientific opportunity: the Tevatron and the LHC
  • Aviation photography exhibit takes wing in the Art Gallery
  • From, Sept. 17, 2010: CERN Council approves the laboratory's Medium Term Plan
  • Recreation Feature of the Month: Classes, events and discounts for September
  • From the AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, Sept. 8, 2010: Accelerators for America's Future

Thursday, Sept. 16
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  • From the Beacon-News, Sept. 15, 2010: Fermilab director measures long-term goals against search for Higgs boson
  • Result of the Week: Quirky subatomic skid marks
  • Photo of the Day: Service Award - 10 years
  • Indian Creek Road closed until 3 p.m. today and Friday
  • From symmetry: Explain it in 60 seconds: redshift

Wednesday, Sept. 15
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  • Fermilab welcomes Brian McKittrick to the Service Desk
  • From WDRS: Looking for volunteers
  • Photo of the Day: Ladies of the lake
  • From BBC News, Sept. 13, 2010: Science needs a 'better dialogue with public'

Tuesday, Sept. 14
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  • National funding agencies join for deep underground lab
  • Unity Coat to host disability awareness events in October
  • Photo of the Day: Planning for the future of Project X
  • From, Sept. 13, 2010: LHC lawsuit case dismissed by US court

Monday, Sept. 13
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  • Improvements to Wilson Hall
  • ES&H Tips of the Week - Environment: Fermilab seeks ways to help reduce greenhouse gases
  • Photo of the Day: Water lilies at sunset
  • From symmetry breaking, Sept. 10, 2010: Using art to understand particle physics

Friday, Sept. 10
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  • DUSEL planning on track
  • CMS Result of the Month: Into the unknown
  • University of Chicago's Paul Sereno gives croc talk today
  • Milestone: Birth
  • Did you make a difference? Share sustainability stories
  • From Science, Sept. 9, 2010: High-energy physics: Higgs or bust? Fermilab weighs adding three years to Tevatron run

Thursday, Sept. 9
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  • The Employee Advisory Group wants your feedback
  • A search for new physics in Z + photon
  • University Profile: The Johns Hopkins University
  • EAP offers September webinar
  • From The Courier News, Sept. 8, 2010: More West Nile mosquitoes found in Kane

Wednesday, Sept. 8
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  • Robert Wilson’s niece visits her uncle's legacy
  • From the Accelerator Physics Center: A MAP for the future
  • Photo of the Day: Taking flight
  • From the Washington Post, Sept. 7, 2010: In Europe, science collides with the bottom line

Tuesday, Sept. 7
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  • A new face at DOE
  • Director's Corner: Enthusiasm for physics
  • Special Announcement: Window-washing at Wilson Hall begins today
  • Accelerator Update
  • Readers Write: Reader takes up chipmunk challenge
  • From symmetry, Aug. 2010: The do-it-yourself cyclotron

Friday, Sept. 3
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  • Special Announcement: DUSEL continues today
  • Recovery Act: Autos to accelerators
  • Fermilab employees earn silver in international competition
  • Special Announcement: Window washing at Wilson Hall begins next week
  • Letter to the Editor: Clearing the cobwebs
  • From The Economist, Aug. 31, 2010: Ye cannae change the laws of physics -- or can you?

Thursday, Sept. 2
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  • Special Announcement: DUSEL meeting starts today
  • Result of the Week: An ingredient for Higgs soup
  • From symmetry: Accelerators for America's future
  • Commentary: Particle physics and America’s future
  • Photo of the Day: Banana spider
  • From Nature, Sep. 1, 2010: Panel throws Tevatron a lifeline
  • From PopSci, Sep. 1, 2010: Researchers devise the first experimental test of controversial, confusing string theory

Wednesday, Sept. 1
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  • Special Announcement: DUSEL users to discuss preliminary design report
  • Director's Corner: Tevatron extension
  • Photo of the Day: 2010 Champions
  • Special Announcement: Pine Street closures scheduled this week
  • From CD Tracks, Aug. 2010: Program helps teachers learn
  • From, Aug. 31, 2010: IceCube neutrino observatory nears completion
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