Fermilab Today Archive 2013

Wednesday, Nov. 27

  • Milestone: Andreas Kronfeld elected AAAS fellow
  • From the Center for Particle Astrophysics: Cosmic corps of discovery
  • Fermilab Inventor Awards ceremony celebrates technological progress
  • Special Announcement: UChicago-Argonne-Fermilab joint speaker series on clean energy - Dec. 4
  • Photo of the Day: Morning constants
  • Special Announcement: Wilson Street entrance closed beginning Dec. 2
  • Accelerator Update: Accelerator update, Nov. 25
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, Nov. 26
  • From MIT News, Nov. 25, 2013: A physicist, an athlete and an engineer

Tuesday, Nov. 26

  • 2,000 Ph.D.s earned from Fermilab research
  • Wellness Feature of the Month: December wellness offerings, fitness classes and discounts
  • Construction Update: Surface finishes at IARC
  • Photo of the Day: Darrel the Site 56 barn cat
  • In Brief: Users Office moves to mezzanine
  • From CERN Bulletin, Nov. 25, 2013: LHC data to be made public via open access initiative
  • From Chicago Tribune, Nov. 19, 2013: A Nobel pursuit: NIU STEM Café will explain importance of finding mysterious Higgs boson

Monday, Nov. 25

  • Full house for Fermilab's 2013 Physics Slam
  • Tip of the Week: Ecology and Environment: Return of the savanna
  • Milestone: Employees receive degrees through Fermilab Tuition Assistance Program
  • Photo of the Day: Nigel Lockyer visits CMS
  • Special Announcement: Wilson Street entrance closed beginning Dec. 2
  • Special Announcement: Labwide party - Dec. 6 in Wilson Hall atrium
  • Milestone: New employees - November
  • Correction: Attribution of NOvA article
  • From Network World, Nov. 21, 2013: Super Computing 13: GPUs would make terrific network monitors
  • From Physics World, Nov. 21, 2013: IceCube finds cosmic neutrinos at the South Pole

Friday, Nov. 22

  • Milestone: 2014 INCITE grant awarded to James Amundson
  • Frontier Science Result: CMS: The shape of a subatomic fireball
  • Managing and moving massive data for NOvA
  • Photo of the Day: Women at work
  • In Brief: UChicago-Argonne-Fermilab joint speaker series on clean energy - Dec. 4 at Argonne
  • From FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, Nov. 20, 2013: White House announces nominations for senior Department of Energy positions
  • From IEEE Spectrum, Nov. 11, 2013: Superconducting video camera sees the universe in living color

Thursday, Nov. 21

  • From symmetry: Scientist detects danger with physics
  • Frontier Science Result: CDF: An improved search for a dijet resonance
  • In Brief: nuSTORM workshop - today and tomorrow in WH7X
  • In Brief: DOE Google+ hangout on Edison and Tesla today
  • Photos of the Day: Robins and berries
  • From BBC News, Nov. 18, 2013: How close are we to finding dark matter?

Wednesday, Nov. 20

  • From symmetry: Building NOvA
  • From the CMS Center: CMS Center news
  • In Brief: SLAC to host next P5 meeting
  • Photos of the Day: Piece by piece
  • Accelerator Update: Accelerator update, Nov. 18
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, Nov. 19
  • From Nature, Nov. 12, 2013: Physicists plan to build a bigger LHC
  • From CERN Courier, Nov. 18, 2013: Fermilab gears up for an intense future

Tuesday, Nov. 19

  • Milestone: Boris Kayser celebrates retirement
  • Director's Corner: Meeting challenges together
  • From symmetry: Scribing science
  • Construction Update: Erecting steel for the MC-1 Building
  • In Brief: Volunteer opportunity to give back to community, engage employees
  • Photo of the Day: In shadow
  • Posted on LinkedIn, Nov. 12, 2013 My first job: A summer at Fermilab taught me how to fight for my own inertia

Monday, Nov. 18

  • Special Announcement: Special lecture and award ceremony - today at 1:30 p.m. in Ramsey Auditorium
  • Tip of the Week: Quality Assurance: Check and double-check
  • "Fermilab Examined" exhibits works of art from Fermilab Photography Club
  • Photos of the Day: Volunteer scouts contribute to Fermilab's natural areas
  • In Brief: Fermilab represented at SC13 supercomputing conference
  • Correction: ILC-type cryomodule
  • From MIT News, Nov. 14, 2013: MIT's Marc Kastner nominated to head DOE Office of Science
  • From Physics, Nov. 8, 2013: Focus: landmarks — matter and antimatter are not so symmetric

Friday, Nov. 15

  • Milestone: Cooldown of Cryomodule 2 marks major achievement in Fermilab SRF program
  • Physics in a Nutshell: The well-balanced Higgs
  • In Brief: Pipeline work on Batavia Road
  • Photo of the Day: Near to the ground
  • From Kane County Chronicle, Nov. 14, 2013: The science of art
  • From Scientific American, Nov. 6, 2013: High-energy neutrinos herald a new dawn of particle astronomy

Thursday, Nov. 14

  • Innovators to be honored in 2013 Fermilab Inventor Recognition Awards
  • Frontier Science Result: DZero: Z boson lends a hand to measure the W boson mass
  • Photo of the Day: Copper and gold
  • From Scientific American, Nov. 11, 2013: Electron appears spherical, squashing hopes for new physics theories
  • From The New York Times, Nov. 4, 2013: Finding the Higgs leads to more puzzles

Wednesday, Nov. 13

  • From symmetry: How particle physics can save your life
  • From the Fermi Site Office: Fermilab's new counterintelligence partners
  • Image of the Day: Tremor and spike
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, Nov. 12
  • Accelerator Update: Accelerator update, Nov. 11
  • From FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News, Nov. 8, 2013: House Science Subcommittee hearing on new DOE Office of Science bill
  • From The Doings Hinsdale, Nov. 8, 2013: Fermilab to help plan District 181 science curriculum

Tuesday, Nov. 12

  • SeaQuest sees first beam of 2013
  • From ESH&Q: Winter weather: road closures and parking restrictions
  • Construction Update: Temporary chilled-water lines keep progress flowing
  • In Brief: Computer Security Awareness Day - today at 9 a.m.
  • Photos of the Day: Veterans Day Celebration
  • From Wired, Nov. 11, 2013: The experiments most likely to shake up the future of physics

Monday, Nov. 11

  • Fermilab security officer returns lost diamond to St. Charles resident
  • Tip of the Week: Cybersecurity: Computer Security Awareness Day takes place tomorrow
  • From symmetry: Ultra-high-energy neutrinos
  • Photos of the Day: Ice fishing at AZero
  • From Forbes, Nov. 7, 2013: Why the LUX results matter to dark matter — and to WIMPs

Friday, Nov. 8

  • CMS detector upgrades move ahead
  • Frontier Science Result: CMS: Unexpected bumps
  • Photo of the Day: Autumn waterfall
  • From Computing Bits: Ghost hunting with the NOvA DAQ
  • From Physics, Oct. 31, 2013: Synopsis: Planet search finds no dark matter black holes

Thursday, Nov. 7

  • From symmetry: Answers to big questions could lie in small particles
  • Frontier Science Result: CDF: Trilepton events using a blind analysis
  • Performance recognition awards go to employees
  • Video of the Day: Big questions: the ultimate building blocks of matter
  • Photo of the Day: Happy 20th Birthday, Lederman Science Center
  • In Brief: New gate entrance hours begin Nov. 11
  • From InformationWeek, Nov. 5, 2013: Fermilab gains agility managing IT in the cloud

Wednesday, Nov. 6

  • Keeping cool at Grid Computing Center
  • From the Particle Physics Division: Creative thinking during tight budgets
  • Photo of the Day: Fornax galaxy cluster
  • Safety Update: ESH&Q weekly report, Nov. 5
  • Accelerator Update: Accelerator update, Nov. 4
  • From Interactions.org, Nov. 4, 2013: New charged charmonium-like states observed at BESIII

Tuesday, Nov. 5

  • From symmetry: Why particle physics matters
  • Director's Corner: P5 at Fermilab
  • In Brief: Veterans Day celebration - Nov. 11 in Kuhn Barn
  • Photo of the Day: Morning moon
  • From The Economist, Nov. 2, 2013: Absence of evidence, or evidence of absence?

Monday, Nov. 4

  • Brainstorming a more sustainable laboratory
  • Tip of the Week: Safety: Before and after you turn those keys, look 360 degrees
  • Photo of the Day: Quiet, please
  • In Brief: Construction noise on the first floor of Wilson Hall
  • Special Announcement: Roads B and D closed Nov. 5-8
  • From CERN Courier, Oct. 21, 2013: Neutrinos head off again to Minnesota
  • From Chicago Tribune, Oct. 30, 2013: Top 20 countdown: Innovations in Chicago that changed the world

Friday, Nov. 1

  • Physics in a Nutshell: Planck length, minimal length?
  • Frontier Science Result: MiniBooNE: What does a neutrino see?
  • Special Announcement: Change your clocks, change your batteries
  • Special Announcement: Roads B and D closed Nov. 5-8
  • Photos of the Day: Laughs and gore on 15th floor
  • From Scientific American, Oct. 30, 2013: Dark matter still hiding: latest experimental sweep comes up empty