March 7, 2003


NLC Accelerator Structure Arrives

By Tom Mead

A two-foot long linear particle accelerator section from Fermilab recently arrived at SLAC. It is one of the first fruits of the collaboration between these two high energy physics labs working to design and build the Next Linear Collider (NLC). Moreover, it is a visible sign of Fermilab’s increasing role in the NLC and evidence of closer collaborative ties between Fermilab and SLAC.

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Physics Data Goes on the Grid

By Shawna Williams

A Grid system currently in the works will distribute data from the BABAR detector to five computing centers in the U.S. and in Europe. This system will crunch the numbers and deliver results up to ten times faster than the current system.

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Come to the Kavli Institute Inauguration

By Neil Calder

Fred Kavli will unveil a large glass disk at the site of the future Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology during the inauguration ceremony and reception to be held Monday, March 17 at 4:00 p.m. on The Green. All staff are invited.

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Nominations for Third Annual ‘Globie’ Awards Due by March 21

By Joni White

Do you know someone who goes out of their way to help others, is always pitching in when needed, volunteers for SLAC activities not directly related to their job, or shows unusual grace under pressure?

The SLAC Employee Award Program recognizes those who consistently promote a positive, respectful and harmonious work environment by doing a variety of things to make the workplace more inviting. World Class People make a World Class Laboratory!

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Last update Friday March 07, 2003 by Kathy B