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Newswire Archive--2008

19 December 2008 - A Super Flavor Factory for Rome: green light from INFN towards the SuperB TDR

15 December 2008 - Berkeley Lab: Obama Picks Berkeley Lab Director Steve Chu for Energy Secretary

15 December 2008 - STFC: A European first as ALICE achieves energy recovery at 11 million volts

12 December 2008 - CERN: CERN Council rings the changes

5 December 2008 - CERN: LHC to restart in 2009

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24 November 2008 - BNL: Physicists Receive Patent for Improved Cancer Therapy Device

17 November 2008 - TRIUMF: Report Identifies Method for Making Medical Isotopes without Nuclear Reactors

13 November 2008 - STFC: 4 million volt milestone!

13 November 2008 - Pierre Auger Observatory: Scientists inaugurate world's largest cosmic-ray observatory

30 October 2008 - New Director-General for DESY

21 October 2008 - CERN inaugurates the LHC

20 October 2008 - CERN prepares to celebrate completion of the LHC

16 October 2008 - SLAC: First gamma-ray-only pulsar observation opens new window on stellar evolution

16 October 2008 - CERN: CERN releases analysis of LHC incident

15 October 2008 - SLAC: Stanford Linear Accelerator Center renamed SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

9 October 2008 - KEK: Makoto Kobayashi Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

3 October 2008 - CERN: Let the number-crunching begin: the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid celebrates first data

2 October 2008 - CERN: LHC to be inaugurated on 21 October 2008

2 October 2008 - IPMU: Japanese Science Institute Goes Global

29 September 2008 - ASPERA: The Magnificent Seven of European astroparticle physics unveiled to the world

26 September 2008 - EPS: EPS celebrates 40th Anniversary

25 September 2008 - Media invited to attend LHC Grid Fest at Fermilab

23 September 2008 - LHC re-start scheduled for 2009

20 September 2008 - CERN: Incident in LHC sector 34

15 September 2008 - CERN: LHC Grid Fest, 3 October 2008 - the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid goes live

10 September 2008 - DOE/NSF: First Beam for Large Hadron Collider

10 September 2008 - CERN: First beam in the LHC - accelerating science

9 September 2008 - STFC: Big Bang - start of the worlds biggest science experiment

5 September 2008 - CERN reiterates safety of LHC on eve of first beam

3 September 2008 - Fermilab physicists discover "doubly strange" particle

2 September 2008 - Register Now to Watch the Start-Up of the Large Hadron Collider Live at Fermilab

2 September 2008 - Brookhaven Lab to Celebrate Start-Up of World's Most Powerful Particle Accelerator

2 September 2008 - LSST: Giant Furnace Opens to Reveal 'Perfect' LSST Mirror Blank

27 August 2008 - STFC: Big Bang Breakfast - Start of the world's biggest science experiment

26 August 2008 - SLAC: GLAST Observatory Renamed for Fermi, Reveals Entire Gamma-Ray Sky

25 August 2008 - CERN: Final LHC Synchronisation Test a Success

19 August 2008 - Brookhaven: Chemist Travels World to Study Mysterious Properties of Neutrinos

11 August 2008 - CERN: LHC synchronization test successful

7 August 2008 - TRIUMF: TRIUMF forges new research and technology partnership with India

7 August 2008 - CERN announces start-up date for LHC

5 August 2008 - KEK: Belle Discovers Three New Mesons

4 August 2008 - Fermilab: Tevatron Experiments Double-Team Higgs Boson

3 August 2008 - STFC: A world-leading UK science project switches on

1 August 3008 - Philippe Chomaz takes the head of the CEA IRFU

30 July 2008 - Fermilab: Prelude to the Higgs: A work for two bosons in the key of Z

24 July 2008 - IHEP Beijing: First e+e- Collison at BEPCII/BESIII

15 July 2008 - STFC: 236.5 Million investment earmarked for STFC science

10 July 2008 - KEK: Former Director General of KEK Yoji Totsuka has passed away

9 July 2008 - SLAC: Physicists discover new particle: the bottom-most bottomonium

3 July 2008 - STFC announces ambitious 1.906bn science funding programme

3 July 2008 - ILC GDE Europe: Five million Euros to prepare Europe for the International Linear Collider

02 July 2008 - SLAC: GLAST spacecraft powered up and sending data

1 July 2008 - STFC: Big Bang at the Royal Society

25 June 2008 - Media Invitation : "Nobel Laureates and their Expectations for the Large Hadron Collider"

24 June 2008 - STFC: Huge lenses to observe cosmic dark energy

20 June 2008 - CERN: CERN Council looks forward to LHC start-up

17 June 2008 - TRIUMF Laboratory Appoints Internationally Renowned Physicist to Top Canadian Scientific Post

14 June 2008 - UNESP Announces the Largest Computational Cluster in Latin America

12 June 2008 - Media invited to attend Pierre Auger Observatory Inauguration, November 14-15, 2008, in Malargue, Argentina

5 June 2008 - INFN - INFN researcher invents a new technique for particle accelerators

2 June 2008 - STFC - LIGO Observations show that gravitational waves not putting the brakes on Crab Pulsar

27 May 2008 - University of Chicago: Particle physics receives boost from $5 million gift to University of Chicago

28 May 2008 - DESY: High-Energy Physics Labs Join to Build a New Scientific Information System

21 May 2008 - IUPAP Awards Young Scientist Prize in Particle Physics

20 May 2008 SLAC: New "Particle Detector" Space Telescope to Launch

16 May 2008 ILC GDE-Europe: Brian Foster elected Fellow of the UK's Royal Society

9 May 2008 - CERN: Saudi Arabia and CERN sign Protocol to Cooperation Agreement

7 May 2008 - EGEE: The grid steps up a gear with EGEE III

24 April 2008 - STFC: UK computing Grid warming up for worlds largest experiment

17 April 2008 - STFC: Survey telescope nears completion

15 April 2008 - STFC: Matter, Anti-matter and MICE

15 April 2008 - Fermilab/University of Chicago: Cosmologist accepts joint appointment at Fermilab, U. of Chicago Craig Hogan to lead particle astrophysics effort

14 April 2008 - TRIUMF: A First for Canada: B.C. R&D Partnership Hits Milestone and Enters Elite "Superconducting" League

3 April 2008 - Jefferson Science Associates, LLC: New Director Named to Lead U.S. Department of Energys Jefferson Lab

3 April 2008 - KEK: Call for Nomination for Next Director-General of KEK

27 March 2008 - US LHC Communications: Student Journalists Witness the Excitement of the Large Hadron Collider

21 March 2008 - KEK: Belle experiment observes a difference in direct CP-asymmetry between charged and neutral B meson decays

18 March 2008 - CERN: CERN opens its doors to the world

10 March 2008 - JHU: WMAP Reveals Neutrinos, End of Dark Ages, First Second of Universe

10 March 2008 - EPPOG: From high school student to particle physicist in one day

6 March 2008 - ICFA: International Committee for Future Accelerators calls for stability in science funding

3 March 2008 - STFC: Science and Technology Facilities Council Programmatic Review

29 February 2008 - CERN: ATLAS completes world's largest jigsaw puzzle

26 February 2008 - European Physical Society 2008 Accelerator Prizes

25 February 2008 - Fermilab: Crystal bells stay silent as physicists look for dark matter

15 February 2008 - TRIUMF: TRIUMF Federal Grant to Pursue Commercialization of Subatomic Physics Technology

14 February 2008 - Fermilab: COUPP experiment tightens limits on dark matter

14 February 2008 - SLAC: SLAC Director Emeritus Awarded the 2007 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize

8 February 2008 - STFC COUNCIL MEETING, 28-29 January 2008

6 February 2008 - IceCube Construction reaches halfway point

6 February 2008 - Brookhaven: Racing Ahead at the Speed of Light

28 January 2008 - EGEE: Grids for Kids gives next-generation IT an early start

22 January 2008 - William Madia appointed vice president for SLAC

22 January 2008 - CERN: CMS celebrates the lowering of its final detector element

16 January 2008 - KEK: Interior Structure of a Black Hole Computed Using Superstrings

11 January 2008 - IPMU: Hitoshi Murayama appointed as the founding director of Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe at the University of Tokyo

9 January 2008 - JHU: Astronomers find record-old cosmic explosion

3 January 2008 - LSST: LSST Receives 30 Million Dollars from Charles Simonyi and Bill Gates