March 4, 2005
 

 

ES&H Safety Tip: Safe Running

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons recommends the following tips for safe running ...

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2005 International Linear Collider Workshop Comes to Stanford

The 2005 International Linear Collider Workshop (LCWS05) will be held at Stanford University from March 18 to 22.

This workshop is hosted by SLAC and sponsored by the World Wide Study for future e+e- Linear Colliders. It will be the eighth in a series of International Workshops devoted to the physics and detectors associated with e+e- Linear Colliders.

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SPEAR3 ‘Breathes’ in Response to Temperature Changes

By Matthew Early Wright

As the sun rises each day, warming the grounds and buildings of SLAC, the entire SPEAR3 facility expands in response. The change is minuscule, on the scale of a few microns—far too slight to observe with the naked eye. This expansion doesn’t escape the watchful gaze of the SPEAR3 feedback regulation system. In fact, the system responds by ‘breathing’ in time with daily fluctuations in temperature.

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Help SLAC Stage a Great Stanford Community Day

By Nina Stolar

The fourth annual Stanford Community Day will be held Sunday, April 10. Bring your family and friends to enjoy an all-day open house on the Stanford Campus featuring music, arts, athletic events, science exhibits, a childrens’ community carnival and a health fair. Most events are located near or around the university’s main quadrangle at the end of Palm Drive.

Community Day is designed to promote partnerships and increase understanding among Stanford and its neighbors, especially the residents of Palo Alto, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Woodside, Mountain View and Portola Valley.

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Windows XP Service Pack 2 to be Installed on All Centrally-Managed Windows Computers

By Andrea Chan

Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) will be installed on all centrally-managed Windows computers within the next few months. SP2 has several security enhancements that will benefit SLAC Windows machines. Most noticeable to users are the security enhancements to the built-in Windows Firewall and to Internet Explorer. Some users have already installed SP2 on their home computers. In an enterprise environment, however, it is more complicated.

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Last update Wednesday March 02, 2005 by Emily Ball