Fermilab Today Archive 2013

Friday, March 29

  • Physics in a Nutshell: Electromagnetism, the simplest force
  • Frontier Science Result: MiniBooNE: Stealthier than a neutrino
  • Photo of the Day: Bright lights, big city
  • From Physics, March 28, 2013: Synopsis: A year-long search for dark matter

Thursday, March 28

  • Press Release: NOvA neutrino detector records first 3-D particle tracks
  • Frontier Science Result: CDF and DZero: Tevatron tests Higgs boson's fit into Standard Model
  • From symmetry: Astronomers give Dark Energy Camera rave reviews
  • Photos of the Day: Gull in flight
  • From Physics, March 25, 2013: Viewpoint: Antiprotons reflect a magnetic symmetry

Wednesday, March 27

  • From symmetry: How particle physics improves your life
  • From the Scientific Computing Division: Scientific computing: bridging the gap between detectors and physics discovery
  • Photo of the Day: Squirrel sighting
  • From symmetry: OPERA snags third tau neutrino
  • University Profile: Oklahoma State University
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, March 26
  • From FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, March 22, 2013: Progress on helium legislation

Tuesday, March 26

  • Wellness Feature of the Month: April wellness offerings, fitness classes and discounts
  • Director's Corner: An FY13 budget
  • Photo of the Day: Emerging from the woods
  • Construction Update: Electrical conduit and panel board installation at LArTF
  • From WDRS: Reminder: FSA debit card changes
  • From SLAC Today, March 21, 2013: Arc flash offers learning moment

Monday, March 25

  • From symmetry: Research with flair at FameLab 2013
  • Tip of the Week: Safety: Fermilab's e-cycling program, helping the environment
  • Photo of the Day: Sheen, green and aquamarine
  • Milestone: New employees - March
  • From Science, March 21, 2013: Congress completes work on 2013 spending bill
  • From Physics World, March 15, 2013: Micro black holes could form at lower-than-expected energies

Friday, March 22

  • From symmetry: Great minds lauded at physics prize ceremony
  • Frontier Science Result: CMS: Higgs and top quarks together
  • Photos of the Day: From quadruped to biped
  • Special Announcement: Road D closed March 25-29
  • From the American Geophysical Union, March 20, 2013: Voyager 1 has entered a new region of space, sudden changes in cosmic rays indicate

Thursday, March 21

  • In Brief: Women @ Energy features Fermilab employees
  • Frontier Science Result: CDF: CDF finalizes its combined Higgs boson results
  • From SLAC Today: Hundreds meet at SLAC to discuss future of U.S. particle physics
  • SCRAP⋅ARTS⋅MUSIC performs Saturday
  • Photo of the Day: Where the sumac grows
  • From NBC News, March 21, 2013: Planck probe's cosmic 'baby picture' revises universe's vital statistics

Wednesday, March 20

  • From symmetry: A day in the life: Programmed for success
  • From WDRS: At your service: human resources generalists
  • Photo of the Day: After Muybridge
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, March 19
  • From The Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2013: Berners-Lee wins £1 million engineering prize
  • From Interactions.org, March 12, 2013: New results on geo-neutrinos from Borexino at Gran Sasso Laboratory of INFN

Tuesday, March 19

  • Art show to feature employees' creative sides
  • Director's Corner: HEPAP meeting
  • Photo of the Day: Merry mergansers
  • Construction Update: MicroBooNE cryostat delivered to Fermilab
  • From WBEZ, March 14, 2013: Does Illinois have a nuclear future?
  • From Physics World, March 14, 2013: Feynman's double-slit experiment gets a makeover
  • From Nature, March 13, 2013: Radio astronomy: The patchwork array

Monday, March 18

  • Profile: One minute with Bill Koncelik, BSS procurement supervisor
  • Tip of the Week: Safety: Overheating power strips
  • Photo of the Day: Sprinkles of snow on geese and grass
  • From The Christian Science Monitor, March 14, 2013: Obama at Argonne lab: Why batteries matter
  • From Brookhaven National Laboratory Features, March 13, 2013: Accelerating particles accelerates scienceówith big benefits for society

Friday, March 15

  • Physics in a Nutshell: Sacks and boats: subatomic forces
  • Frontier Science Result: MINOS: Does matter matter for neutrino flavor?
  • Milestone: APS recognizes Tanaji Sen
  • Photo of the Day: Happy St. Patrick's Day
  • From The Atlantic, March 12, 2013: The sequester is going to devastate U.S. science research for decades
  • From UChicago News, March 6, 2013: Space station to host new cosmic ray telescope

Thursday, March 14

  • In Brief: Muon g-2 experiment launches new website
  • Frontier Science Result: DZero: ZZ deals two pairs or four of a kind
  • Milestone: NOvA Far-Detector Building receives national award
  • Photos of the Day: Comet PanSTARRs over Fermilab: three perspectives
  • Science documentary "The Believers" screens tomorrow
  • From Reuters, March 14, 2013: Analysis "strongly indicates" Higgs boson found: CERN
  • From Science Friday Blog, March 14, 2013: Pi Day mashup

Wednesday, March 13

  • Fermilab Photography Club is worth a shot
  • From the Particle Physics Division: Gearing up for summer
  • Photo of the Day: Illuminating Wilson Hall and Feynman Computing Center
  • University Profile: University of Texas at Austin
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, March 12
  • From FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, March 11, 2013: Congress plans broad outlines of FY 2014 budget

Tuesday, March 12

  • Liquid-Argon Purity Demonstrator cleans up well
  • Director's Corner: Projects Inc.
  • Photo of the Day: Deer out of hiding
  • Construction Update: Electrical panels and water supply lines installed at NOvA
  • In Brief: Summer hiring
  • From The New York Times, March 4, 2013: Donald Glaser, Nobel winner in physics, dies at 86

Monday, March 11

  • Who gives a hoot? Fermilab does
  • Tip of the Week: Health: Over the top
  • Photo of the Day: Bench warmer
  • From Indiana University News Room, March 6, 2013: Searching for a twist in neutron spin axis, IU physicists find nothing - and that's something
  • From The Times of India, March 5, 2013: World's largest magnet in design at Barc

Friday, March 8

  • Fermilab deliberates potential of former Tevatron's cooling pond system
  • Frontier Science Result: CMS: Top quark cross section
  • Photo of the Day: Keeping the Main Injector cool
  • Special Announcement: Change your clocks, change your batteries
  • From symmetry: Higgs-like particle still looking like the Higgs
  • Special Announcement: Hawk Talk: Saturday, March 9
  • From ABC Science, March 6, 2013: Monster bubbles evidence of dark matter?

Thursday, March 7

  • Special Announcement: Save the date: DASTOW 2013 set for Friday, June 21
  • Frontier Science Result: CDF: Rarest Bs decays: the final word from CDF
  • Folk Dance groupís 25th anniversary has members on their feet
  • Photo of the Day: Winter wonderland
  • From NBC News, March 6, 2013: Is it THE Higgs boson? Can't say yet
  • From The Atlantic, March 5, 2013: High-energy physics is still a worthwhile investment

Wednesday, March 6

  • From symmetry: Gamma cameras see through dense tissue
  • From ESH&Q: Have you thanked your SSO lately? (Do you know who your SSO is?)
  • From WDRS: Unlocking the mysteries of the Family Medical Leave Act
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, March 5
  • Photo of the Day: In graceful pursuit
  • From The New York Times, March 5, 2013: Chasing the Higgs Boson

Tuesday, March 5

  • Savvy smart meters save energy at Fermilab
  • Director's Corner: ICFA meeting
  • Photo of the Day: Hello, deer
  • Construction Update: Installing exterior enclosure at IARC OTE Building
  • In Brief: Updated movie theater now offers seven videos
  • Special Announcement: Webcast of Higgs boson updates
  • From The Washington Post, March 4, 2013: Ernest Moniz, MIT physicist, nominated as energy secretary
  • From Forbes, Feb. 28, 2013: Dark Energy Camera could reshape Einstein cosmology

Monday, March 4

  • What is written in Fermilab's logbooks stays in Fermilab's logbooks
  • Tip of the Week: Ecology: Can the smart grid make us smarter?
  • Photo of the Day: Shadow hawk
  • From BBC News, Feb. 28, 2013: LHC's D-meson study wraps up antimatter 'flip' story
  • From New Scientist, Feb. 28, 2013: Dark matter rival boosted by dwarf galaxies

Friday, March 1

  • Physics in a Nutshell: Cross section
  • Frontier Science Result: Theoretical Astrophysics: Gamma-ray bubbles and dark matter
  • Photo of the Day: Snow E Coyote
  • In Brief: Nominations sought for Employee Advisory Group
  • In Brief: Energy.gov seeks nominations for women in STEM to profile
  • From Forbes, Feb. 27, 2013: Astronomers measure how fast a supermassive black hole spins