July 2, 2004




Persis Drell Joins LAT as Project Goes Full Steam Ahead

By Davide Castelvecchi

On June 21, Research Director Persis Drell took the role of Deputy Project Manager for the Large Area Telescope (LAT), the main instrument of the Gamma-ray Large Area Telescope, or GLAST, due to go into orbit in 2007.

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Nature’s Greatest Puzzles Attract Physicists to SLAC Summer Institute

By Heather Rock Woods

With youthful enthusiasm, hundreds of scientists will explore Nature’s Greatest Puzzles at the SLAC Summer Institute (SSI) on August 2-13.

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Ambassadors to the Community Host Stanford Commencement Tours

By Nina Stolar

SLAC Tours have been an annual tradition during Stanford University Commencement Weekend for almost four decades.

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Director’s Corner

By Jonathan Dorfan

I am looking forward to speaking to you at my All Hands presentations on July 13. I will be talking about SLAC science, budget news and other issues of importance to the Lab. I hope to see you all in the Auditorium.

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Special Edition SLAC T-shirt In

By Mason Inman

The first ‘special edition’ SLAC t-shirt is available at the Guest House gift shop in all sizes (S-XXL). The black tees sport a flashy design by Terry Anderson (TIS). The back features an adaptation of a well-known night-time photo of the linac, and across the front is the Lab’s name. This special edition shirt will be for sale only through the end of the calendar year.

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SLAC Mail Services: The Life Cycle of a Letter

By Matt Howard

Not very many people understand how the Mail Room works, but everyone uses it. You may use mailing services to send and receive work-related documents, books and correspondence. Processing the large amount of mail moving through the Lab can be daunting, and there are things that you can do to help.

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