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From COO Tim Meyer: Site access, badging and you

While we have no plans to change Fermilab’s open culture and welcoming atmosphere, we do need to gain a better understanding about who should and does have access to certain areas of the lab and how the lab manages those situations.

Call for Scientist Advisory Council members

If you know of scientists who could make valuable contributions to the SAC by becoming a member or if you are a scientist who is interested in joining, the deadline for nominations is Sept. 9.

Tevatron reunion at ICHEP

The reunion was a chance not only to talk about the Tevatron’s achievements, but also to present new results from the full data set.

In the News

China, Japan, CERN: Who will host the next LHC?

From Nature, Aug. 19, 2016: The next steps for particle physics now seem less certain, as discussions at the International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP) suggest. Much hinges on whether the LHC unearths phenomena that fall outside the standard model of particle physics and whether China’s plans to build an LHC successor move forward.

 

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Fermilab begins testing cryomodules for LCLS-II

Fermilab’s recently assembled prototype cryomodule for the future LCLS-II is entering its next phase. In late July, the cryomodule was moved to new, temporary lodgings at Fermilab’s Cryomodule Test Facility, where it is hooked up to a new test stand, also just completed.

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Cranial view

Have you ever gotten a good look at a bison's forehead? Here's your chance. Photo: Elliott McCrory

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