September 16, 2005


 KATRINA LUNCH FUNDRAISER - You Can Help! Thursday, September 22

Join the SLAC Community at a Gulf Coast Lunch to raise funds to help disaster victims. One hundred percent of the money will go to the American Red Cross. All food will be donated by local caterer Jeff Machado. We hope to serve 500 people — please purchase your tickets early!

“The power of Nature can be immense as we have seen in the wake of Hurricane Katrina,” said Lab Director Jonathan Dorfan. “Our fellow citizen’s are in grave need of help. I wish to thank our staff members who have established DRAS and I encourage all of you to reach as deep as you can to provide help to those devastated by Katrina.”  

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Annual Safety and Security Briefing & Expo on Tuesday, September 20

This briefing for everyone in the SLAC community on Tuesday, September 20, features speakers to discuss the importance of integrating safety and security into all aspects of our work at the Laboratory. Three sessions will be held in Panofsky Auditorium, beginning at 9:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

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The Physicist’s Guide to the Z Particle

By Heather Rock Woods

Physicists now have an authoritative guide to everything they know about the Z particle, from A (accelerating antiparticles to annihilation) to Z (zillions of Z bosons).

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Last update Saturday September 17, 2005 Chip Dalby