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Tuesday, March 4, 2003
 
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Today

Noon
Seminar: Environmental Energy Technologies Division.
Using Daylight to Light the "Access Zone" of Road Tunnels Eliyahu Ne’eman, Consulting Engineer on Lighting and Daylighting.
Building. 90, Room 3148

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Seminar: The Status of Active Directory Douglas Spindler, CITG
Perseverance Hall

4 p.m.
Research Progress Meeting: Physics Division. Measuring CP Violation in BaBar: Challenges, Results and Prospects Juerg Beringer, CERN.
Building 50A, Room 5132

4 p.m.
Seminar: Life Sciences Division. Chromatin Condensation In Hemopoietic Cells: Regulation By The "Histone Code" And Nuclear Serpins Sergei Grigoryev, Pennsylvania State University.
Building 66 Auditorium

Tomorrow

11 a.m. to 2 p.m
Printer Tech Expo
Perseverance Hall
 
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Soup: Potato Cheese
Origins: Breaded Pork Chops
Adobe Cafe: Taco Salad
Fresh Grille: Beef Fajitas

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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What is Causing
Cosmic Acceleration?


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Supernova/Acceleration
Probe (SNAP)

In this week's issue of Physical Review Letters, Berkeley Lab’s Eric Linder of the Physics Division explains how state of the art observations of supernovae can map the expansion history over 75% of the age of the universe. The brightness of a supernova translates directly into its distance and light travel time, while its redshift measures the scale of the universe when the supernova exploded. Like tree rings, this record of growth of scales over time, slowing and quickening, tells us about the cosmic environment. For a pdf of the full article go here.

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Two Scientists Getting
TV Focus This Month


Astrophysicist Saul Perlmutter and Environmental Scientist Max Sherman are scheduled to appear before the TV cameras at Berkeley Lab this month. Reporter Yung Choi and a crew from KTV, a Korean television station in Los Angeles, will interview Perlmutter on March 17 about his supernova research project. And a team from CBS’ Evening Magazine, also out of Los Angeles, will film Sherman and discuss his studies on duct tape today.
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Tech Expo Tomorrow
Showcases Printers

Learn about the latest Hewlett-Packard printers and Kyocera digital copiers/scanners/printers at tomorrow’s Printer Expo, to be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Perseverance Hall. The Expo will feature product demos and presentations by company reps. Refreshments will be served. Read more here.

Free Smoke Detectors
To Berkeley Residents

The Berkeley Fire Department, thanks to donations from UC Berkeley and First Alert, Inc., has smoke detectors (including batteries) available free of charge to Berkeley residents, including students living off-campus. Applications for free detectors are available from the Environment, Health & Safety department at UC Berkeley, at any Berkeley Fire Station, or at the Fire Administration Office at 2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Full story.


Seminar Today on Lab Implementation Of Microsoft's 'Active Directory'

There will be a seminar from 1:30-2:30 p.m. today in Perseverance Hall for all Network Administrators and Professionals interested in the status of Active Directory at Berkeley Lab. Douglas Spindler from Computer Information Technology Group (CITG) will address how and when Microsoft's Active Directory will be implemented at the Lab. This is the first of a series of meetings to be held the first Tuesday of every month regarding Active Directory at the Lab.

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