Fermilab Today

These are the articles I wrote for the newsletter Fermilab Today during my internship at the lab in fall 2004.

Workshop Kickstarts New Center

December 1, 2004. Fermilab’s Center for Particle Astrophysics begins with a workshop on galaxy clusters.

NuMI Project Receives Engineering Award

December 1, 2004. NuMI is a new experiment that will shoot neutrinos through the earth’s crust from Illinois to Minnesota.

Atrium Exhibit Shows Role of IT in Physics

November 29, 2004. The Fermilab/SLAC exhibit features a sculpture by San Francisco artist Rob Newell, who often displays his art at the Burning Man festival (see the picture I took to go with the article, and also Newell’s own web site).

Dr. Womersley Goes to Washington

November 24, 2004. The spokesman of the D-Zero experiment will be a scientific advisor at the DOE.

Illinois Governor’s Pollution Prevention Award Winner

November 18, 2004.

HEP Collaborations Showcase Technology, Smash Bandwidth Record

November 17, 2004

Fermilab’s Know-How to Go Into Space

November 12, 2004. About Fermilab’s paricipation in the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST)

Kasules, Pahlavan Win Writers’ Club Awards

November 10, 2004

Fine-tune This

November 9, 2004

PPD’s Sten Hansen Receives Director’s Award for Contributions to Pre-College Education

November 8, 2004

Inventors Wanted

November 5, 2004

Fermilab Launches Girl Scout Badge This Weekend

November 4, 2004

Employees Earn Degrees With Fermilab’s Help

November 3, 2004

Astronomer First to Conduct Research at Fermilab From An Indonesian Institution

November 2, 2004. Using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Chatief Kunjaya wants to test his model of quasar variability, which is based on cellular automata — the mathematical gadget that made Stephen Wolfram famous.

Training Operators, Old and New

October 28, 2004

Meet the New Student Representatives

October 26, 2004

Chicago Children Get in Touch with National Labs Research

October 25, 2004

White House Exhibit on Display in the Wilson Hall Atrium

October 20, 2004. Photos and mementos of presidents giving awards to Fermilab scientists.

Juan Estrada Receives Award at Rome Meeting

October 18, 2004. Estrada and his collaborators solved a mystery on the response of the DZero detector

Fermilab Participates In St. Charles Scarecrow Festival

October 15, 2004. I took the picture, too!

Proton Driver Workshop Wraps Up; Organizers Prepare Summary Report

October 13, 2004

Brookhaven’s Steve Peggs Named New Head of LARP

October 11, 2004. LARP is the U.S. LHC Accelerator Research Program

Fermilab Girl Scout Workshop Needs Volunteers

October 8, 2004

Proton Driver Workshop Starts Tomorrow

October 5, 2004. What new physics could come out from an improved proton source?

A Good LInC to Click On

October 4, 2004. Training teachers to use the Web

Strait Back to His Roots

September 28, 2004. Change of guard at the Particle Physics Division

New Dipole Magnet Test: A Technical Division Success

September 27, 2004. This is part of the R&D for next-generation hadron colliders

Year-long TeV4LHC Workshop Began with Fermilab Meeting

September 22, 2004. Transferring know-how from Fermilab’s Tevatron to CERN’s new LHC

Local Charity Gives Fermilab Employees Recognition Award

September 21, 2004

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