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Interations.org Newswire Archive--2006


20 December 2006 - LRPC: Community releases report highlighting Canada's ascendancy in subatomic physics

20 December 2006 - Berkeley Lab: A Surprise Award to George Smoot: The Daniel Chalonge Medal

19 December 2006 - Jacques Lefrançois, first winner of the André Lagarrigue Prize

18 December 2006 - H. Frederick Dylla to Head the American Institute of Physics

15 December 2006 - CERN: CERN Confident of LHC start-up in 2007

13 December 2006 - Fermilab: DZero finds evidence of rare single top quark; Observation marks a step closer to finding Higgs boson

5 December 2006 - Future Director of TRIUMF

28 November 2006 - Cern: Last LHC Superconducting Main Magnet Completes the Suite at CERN

27 November 2006 - PPARC: Astronomers find First ever Gamma Ray Clock

27 November 2006 - J-PARC/KEK/JAEA: J-PARC Linac Accelerated Its First Beam

20 November 2006 - Cern: World’s largest superconducting magnet switches on

16 November 2006 - Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Wins First Polanyi Award

16 November 2006 - OSG and EGEE: Science Grid This Week Goes International

15 November 2006 - Swapan Chattopadhyay appointed to the UK’s first Chair of Accelerator Physics and to be the Inaugural Director of The Cockcroft Institute

3 November 2006 - Open Access publishing in physics gains momentum

1 November 2006 - U.S. Department of Energy Awards Contract for Management and Operation of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory to the Fermi Research Alliance, LLC

31 October 2006 - CERN: Antiprotons Four Times More Effective than Protons for Cell Irradiation

26 October 2006 - KEK: World's First Single Crystal Positron Source is Successfully Operated at the KEK B-Factory

23 October 2006 - Fermilab: Experimenters at Fermilab discover exotic relatives of protons and neutrons

19 October 2006 - CERN: New Experiment to Investigate the Effect of Galactic Cosmic Rays on Clouds and Climate

13 October 2006 - INFN: Chemical reaction between matter and antimatter realized for the first time: it brings about the formation of protonium

3 October 2006 - Berkeley Lab: George Smoot Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

2 October 2006 - CERN: Stephen Hawking Tours the Future of Particle Physics at CERN

28 September 2006 - SLAC: New Form of CP Violation Discovered

25 September 2006 - Fermilab: It might be...It could be...It is!!!

25 September 2006 - Berkeley Lab: From zero to a billion electorn volts in 3.3 centimeters

25 September 2006 - Open Science Grid Consortium: Open Science Grid Receives $30 Million Award to Empower Scientific Collaboration and Computation

25 September 2006 - CERN: World’s largest scientific Grid sustains a million jobs per month

19 September 2006 - PPARC: UK Particle Physics Steps on the Accelerator Pedal

15 September 2006 - CERN: CERN Grid leadership recognized by business world

13 September 2006 - CERN: Mammoth CMS magnet reaches full-field at CERN

11 September 2006 - INFN: Green light for the neutrino beam from Cern to Gran Sasso: it will provide information about the mysterious phenomenon of neutrino oscillation

11 September 2006 - CERN: CERN switches on neutrino beam to Gran Sasso

1 September 2006 - Berkeley Lab: ESnet and Internet2 Partner To Deploy Next Generation Network for Scientific Research and Discovery

31 August 2006 - Brookhaven: Nobel Laureate Melvin Schwartz Dies, August 28

23 August 2006 - DESY: German Federal President Horst Köhler Visits FLASH,

21 August 2006 - SLAC: Dark Matter Observed: Most Direct Measurement of Dark Matter Allows Study of its Nature

18 August 2006 - Brookhaven: Sam Aronson Named Director of Brookhaven National Lab

15 August 2006 - Berkeley Lab: Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) Team Wins Gruber Prize

11 August 2006 - Brookhaven Lab's Anatoli Zelenski Wins 2006 Veksler Award from the Russian

9 August 2006 - LBL: SNAP Wins NASA Support for Joint Dark Energy Mission

8 August 2006 - DTI: Daresbury Laboratory, Cheshire, UK to get further £2 million for cutting-edge particle accelerator

3 August 2006 - KEK: KEK B-Factory Observed Tau and Tau-Neutrino Decay

2 August 2006 - JHU: NASA Selects Hopkins Led Space Mission

26 July 2006 - Feltrinelli International Prize Awarded to Berkeley Lab's Saul Perlmutter

26 July 2006 - CERN: LHC experiments at CERN on track with cosmic rays

25 July 2006 - CCLRC and PPARC Welcome Government Announcement on 'Next Steps'

21 July 2006 - SLAC Joins ATLAS Collaboration

20 July 2006 - INFN: At the ALEXploratorium in Alexandria, the exhibition The Microscopes of Physics is opening

14 July 2006 - CERN Council: CERN Council adopts European strategy for particle physics

13 July 2006 - CERN: Putting your computer to work to fight against malaria in Africa

26 June 2006 - PPARC: GEO600 starts continuous search for Gravitational Waves

23 June 2006 - CERN: CERN confirms LHC start-up for 2007

22 June - SLAC: Physicists size up the 'unitarity triangle'

22 June 2006 - CCLRC: Key accelerator conference comes to the UK

22 June 2006 - Berkeley Lab: Berkeley Lab's Saul Perlmutter Wins Shaw Prize in Astronomy

19 June 2006 - EUChinaGRID: EUChinaGRID first Workshop

13 June 2006 - INFN/ASI: Pamela goes to Space: it will explore antimatter and dark matter to unravel the mysteries of the universe

1 June 2006 - BNL: Nobel Laureate Raymond Davis Dies

26 May 2006 - PPARC: New Appointments to the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council

17 May 2006 - SLAC: Space Telescope Leaves SLAC for Washington D.C.

17 May 2006 - LSST: Site in Northern Chile Selected for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

17 May 2006 - CERN: CERN launches second phase of openlab industry partnership

15 May 2006 - Berkeley Lab: A ruler to measure the Universe

9 May 2006 - High Energy Physics Advisory Panel: Particle Physics Panel Launches “Discovering the Quantum Universe” Report

2 May 2006 - The Revolution in 21st Century Particle Physics - Brian Greene talks to Congress

1 May 2006 - KEK: An FFAG synchrotron accelerates protons to 100MeV at a repetition rate of 100Hz.

1 May 2006 - Oak Ridge: First neutrons produced by DOE's Spallation Neutron Source

26 April 2006 - U.S. Should Maintain Its Leadership in Particle Physics And Bid to Host Next Particle Accelerator, Report Says

25 April 2006 - SLAC: Researchers Find Black Holes to be Green

24 April 2006 - National Academy of Sciences and Engineering: U.S. Particle Physics Report to be Released April 26

24 April 2006 - Jefferson Lab: HAPPEx II reveals proton isn’t very strange

23 April 2006 - Brookhaven: Discovery Prospects at the Large Hadron Collider

21 April 2006 - Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab sign collaborative agreement aimed at multi-billion-dollar project; Governor Blagojevich proclaims Illinois Particle Accelerator Day

18 April 2006 - Brookhaven: Samuel Aronson Named Interim Laboratory Director

12 April 2006 - DOE: Jefferson Lab Contract to be Awarded to Jefferson Science Associates, LLC for Management and Operation of World-Class Office of Science Laboratory

11 April 2006 - Fermilab: Fermilab's CDF scientists present a precision measurement of a subtle dance between matter and antimatter

5 April 2006 - US DOE: Secretary of Energy to Host a Media Availability During Visit to Fermi National Accelerator Lab

30 March 2006 - Fermilab: MINOS experiment sheds light on mystery of neutrino disappearance

28 March 2006 - EIROforum: Bringing science out of the lab into the classroom

22 March 2006 - Fermilab: What Happened to the Antimatter? Fermilab’s DZero Experiment Finds Clues in Quick-Change Meson

20 March 2006 - SLAC: Kavli Building dedicated at SLAC

17 March 2006 - Pierre Auger Observatory: Portugal Joins Growing International Collaboration Building the Pierre Auger Observatory

3 March 2006 - KEK: Interim Report from ad hoc committee on the Linear Collider Project

2 March 2006 - Fermilab: Record-breaking luminosity boosts discovery potential at Fermilab's Tevatron collider

1 March 2006 - Video streaming of the La Thuile Rencontres

28 February 2006 - KEK: Fastest supercomputer in Japan installed at KEK

28 February 2006 - HEPAP: Marburger, Bement, Orbach to address High Energy Physics Advisory Panel Friday, March 3, in Washington

27 February 2006 - Announcement of the Winners of the 2006 Accelerator Prizes awarded

22 February 2006 - TERENA: Users Push Grids to New Frontiers

20 February 2006 - ILL: Bouncing pear-shaped particles probe the mystery of the big-bang: an experiment carried out at the ILL in Grenoble

15 February 2006 - CERN: Global Grid service for LHC computing succeeds in gigabyte-per-second challenge

13 February 2006 - PPARC: Einstein's theory 'improved'?

13 February 2006 - Brookhaven: RHIC as a User Facility, at AAAS Meeting

9 February 2006 - Oak Ridge: Accumulator Ring Commissioning Latest Step for Spallation Neutron Source

9 February 2006 - H.E.S.S.: Gamma-ray Afterglow from Galactic Centre Gas Clouds reveals Pre-Historic Particle Accelerator

1 February 2006 - CERN: European particle physics sets course for the future

24 January 2006 - PPARC: From lab to living room - Making world class science a commercial reality

20 January 2006 - CERN: ETICS to improve Grid quality

19 January 2006 - Brookhaven: Brookhaven Lab Crucial to New York's Future Economic Growth

18 January 2006 - PPARC: World's Largest Telescope

13 January 2006 - Brookhaven: $13-Million Contribution Enables Full RHIC Run in FY06

12 January 2006 - PPARC: New evidence for a Dark Matter Galaxy

11 January 2006 - KEK: The candidate of KEK Director General for the next term