Archive: November 2011

Wednesday, Nov. 30

  • Special Announcement: Third annual Fermilab potluck
  • From the Business Services Section: New after-hours bus service starts today
  • In Brief: Fermilab Directorate web page receives a new look
  • Safety Update: ES&H weekly report, Nov. 29
  • From the University of Chicago newsroom, Nov. 28, 2011: Exploring the world of extreme science
  • From, Nov. 29, 2011: Physicists propose search for fourth neutrino

Tuesday, Nov. 29

  • D.C. workshop envisions the Intensity Frontier
  • Director's Corner: Intensity Frontier workshop
  • Cafeteria price changes – sharing the burden
  • Accelerator Update: Nov. 23-28
  • From Chicago Tribune, Nov. 27, 2011: Chicago native takes reins of giant scientific experiment in Europe

Monday, Nov. 28

  • Upgrades workshop envisions the future of CMS experiments
  • ES&H Tip of the Week: Health: Whooping cough outbreaks lead to new vaccination rules
  • Special Announcement: Last day to submit your nomination for director's volunteer award
  • Accelerator Update: Nov. 21-23
  • From ScienceNOW, Nov. 22, 2011: Cosmic antimatter excess confirmed

Wednesday, Nov. 23

  • ES&H Tip of the Week - Safety: Keep your Thanksgiving safe
  • From the Accelerator Physics Center: Accelerator Advisory Committee
  • Milestone: Death: Linda Christiansen
  • Special Announcement: Submit your nomination for director's volunteer award
  • Special Announcement: Third annual Fermilab potluck
  • Safety Update: ES&H weekly report, Nov. 22

Tuesday, Nov. 22

  • Wellness Feature of the Month: December wellness offerings, fitness classes, athletic leagues and discounts
  • Director's Corner: Thanksgiving
  • Photo of the Day: Take out the trash, Fermilab!
  • Accelerator Update: Nov. 18-21
  • From Discover Magazine, Nov. 21, 2011: New experiment neither proves nor refutes FTL neutrinos
  • From Chicago Tribune, Nov. 21, 2011: Bringing science center stage

Monday, Nov. 21

  • Guiding students to physics
  • ES&H Tip of the Week: Ecology: Bridge to the community
  • Milestone: Death: Bill Miller - Nov. 4
  • Correction: LBNE image incorrectly scaled
  • From symmetry breaking: Favored Higgs hiding spot remains after most complete search yet
  • From The Economist, Nov. 18, 2011: Still faster than light

Friday, Nov. 18

  • From symmetry breaking: Faster-than-light neutrino measurement withstands new test
  • Special Result of the Week: What actually happens when a neutrino hits something?
  • Fermilab art gallery exhibit showcases a rising art form
  • Special Announcement: Annual enrollment ends today
  • Physics in a Nutshell: The Standard Model: The most successful theory ever

Thursday, Nov. 17

  • From symmetry breaking: Pivotal pivoter test paves way for plastic behemoth
  • Result of the Week: ‘All systems go’ in the search for the Higgs boson
  • Special Announcement: Turkeys and winter driving
  • In Brief: Annual enrollment information sessions - through Nov. 18
  • Accelerator Update: Nov. 14-16
  • From symmetry breaking: The making and tending of heavy ion beams for the LHC
  • From The Economist, Nov. 15, 2011: Violating old rules

Wednesday, Nov. 16

  • CDF and DZero buildings to house new projects
  • Special Announcement: "Physics for Everyone" - today
  • From FESS: Preparing for our future projects
  • Users meeting highlights LHC successes
  • Safety Update: ES&H weekly report, Nov. 16
  • From Black Hills Pioneer, Nov. 9, 2011: Transforming a mine

Tuesday, Nov. 15

  • LBNE coming into focus
  • Director's Corner: Strategic Laboratory Leadership Program
  • Physics for Everyone: Lecture series resumes Nov. 16
  • Photo of the Day: Wilson Hall: Sunset silhouette
  • Accelerator Update: Nov. 11-14
  • From symmetry breaking: LHCb uses charm to find asymmetry
  • From Nature, Nov. 14, 2011: Proof found for unifying quantum principle

Monday, Nov. 14

  • Winter weather: Road closures and parking restrictions
  • ES&H Tip of the Week: Plan, do, check and act
  • In Brief: Wilson Hall atrium construction
  • Accelerator Update: Nov. 9-11
  • From, Nov. 10, 2011: "Big Bang" turns youth on to physics
  • From, Nov. 10, 2011: The brave new-media world

Friday, Nov. 11

  • In Memoriam: Norman Ramsey - Nov. 5
  • CMS Result: Weinberg’s angle
  • Special Announcement: Veterans day luncheon
  • Nominations now accepted for director's volunteer award
  • From, Nov. 10, 2011: Pristine relics of the Big Bang spotted
  • From ILC NewsLine: Is the Higgs enough?

Thursday, Nov. 10

  • Special Director's Corner: Involuntary separation
  • Result of the Week: Dibosons the hard way
  • In Brief: Annual enrollment information sessions - through Nov. 18
  • From ILC NewsLine: The multiplying effects of an accelerator economy
  • Accelerator Update: Nov. 7-9
  • Photo of the Day: Fall patterns in nature
  • From Discovery News, Nov. 9, 2011: Particle physicists learn cancer-fighting tricks

Wednesday, Nov. 9

  • From antiprotons to muons: Fermilab's newest department
  • From the Core Computing Division: Working to help you
  • Special Announcement: Joint Speaker Series registration deadline - Nov. 10
  • Press Release from CNRS/CEA: First result from a new generation of reactor neutrino experiments
  • Safety Update: ES&H weekly report, Nov. 7
  • Correction: J. Ritchie Orr
  • From Discovery News, Nov. 6, 2011: 'Anyons' could blur the boson-fermion gap

Tuesday, Nov. 8

  • In Memoriam: Richard Orr - Nov. 3
  • Director's Corner Accelerator Advisory Committee
  • Special Announcement: Intensity Frontier workshop registration deadline - Nov. 14
  • Accelerator Update: Nov. 4-7
  • From NPR's All Things Considered, Nov. 7, 2011: Nobel Prize-winning physicist Norman Ramsey dies
  • From Daily Herald, Nov. 1, 2011: Playwrights invited to pen a premiere with Fermilab scientists

Monday, Nov. 7

  • Special Announcement: Annual enrollment starts today
  • ES&H Tip of the Week: Safety: Don’t fall for it
  • Milestone: Death: Rich Orr - Nov. 3
  • Milestone: Death: Norman Ramsey - Nov. 5
  • ES&H Health Update: Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle program deadline - Nov. 18
  • Accelerator Update: Nov. 2-4
  • From Quantum Diaries: Hoping to fly in new physics with Muon g-2
  • From NASA, Nov. 3, 2011: NASA's Fermi finds youngest millisecond pulsar, 100 pulsars to-date

Friday, Nov. 4

  • Special Announcement: Learn to patent your invention
  • In Brief: Fall backwards on Nov. 6
  • Neutrinos make a splash in SciBath detector at Fermilab
  • Special Announcement: 2012 EDIT application closing
  • Photo of the Day: Lunch time - gone fishin'
  • From Live Science, Nov. 2, 2011: Search for elusive Higgs Boson particle on hold until 2012
  • From, Nov. 3, 2011: Undulator brings ILC closer to reality

Thursday, Nov. 3

  • SeaQuest dives into a mysterious sea of particles
  • Result of the Week: Top quark telescope looks for something new
  • Special Announcement: Attention on-site prescription safety glasses customers
  • From Quantum Diaries: Can neutrino experiments predict earthquakes?
  • Accelerator Update: Oct. 31 - Nov. 2
  • From New Scientist, Nov. 1, 2011: LHC to probe early universe in best detail yet

Wednesday, Nov. 2

  • Xtreme fun and networking comes to Fermilab - Nov. 17
  • From the Particle Physics Division: Intensity Frontier workshop.0
  • Safety Update: ES&H weekly report, Nov. 1
  • From Discovery News, Nov. 1, 2011: Bubble chambers aid search for dark matter
  • From The New York Times, Oct. 31, 2011: Most annoying airline delays might just be in the boarding

Tuesday, Nov. 1

  • "The Fabric of the Cosmos"
  • Director's Corner: Vatican symposium
  • Photo of the Day: Fermilab contract extended
  • Accelerator Update: Oct. 28-31
  • From Time, Oct. 26, 2011: Dark matter, darker still: The cosmos' greatest mystery deepens
  • From TG Daily, Oct. 31, 2011: DOE announces 100 Gbps network
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