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Wednesday, March 26, 2003
 
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Today

11 a.m.
Nuclear Science Division Colloquia
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer Experiment on the International
Space Station
, Nobel laureate Samuel C.C. Ting, MIT
Building 50 Auditorium

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
EHS 260, Basic Electric Hazard Awareness
Building 51, Room 201

Tomorrow

9 a.m. – noon
EHS 400, Radiation Protection Fundamentals

Noon
Environmental Energy Technologies Division Seminar
Evolution of the Distributed Utility Concept 1988 - 2003
Joe Iannucci, Distributed Utility Associates
Building 90, Room 3148

1:30 p.m.
SEMINAR
Surface Science And Catalysis Series Fundamental Studies of Transition Metal Sulfide Catalytic Materials: The Forgotten Role of Carbon
Russell R. Chianelli, University of Texas at El Paso
Building 66 Auditorium

 
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Soup: Broccoli and Cheese
Origins: Beef Bourguignon
Adobe Cafe: Cordon Bleu
Fresh Grille: Tuna Melt
B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Full Menu
 
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SECON level 2

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Do-or-Die at Yucca Mountain
By David Ewing Duncan

The regulatory tug-of-war over Nevada's nuclear waste dump has dragged on for decades. Meanwhile, temporary sites across the country are overflowing with radioactive fuel rods - making them perfect targets for terror. As the debate continues, Berkeley Lab is responsible for hydrological and thermal-hydrological-chemical testing and modeling at Yucca Mountain’s Exploratory Studies Facility. Read the full story here.

 
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Fleming
Anne Fleming Retires After 43 Years at Lab

Today is the last day to make reservations to a farewell fete honoring Anne Fleming, Report Coordinator at the Building 50 Library, as she retires from Berkeley Lab following a 43-year tenure on campus and at the lab. Her retirement reception will be held in Perseverance Hall from 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday, March 31, her final day at the Lab. Reservations can be made through Yeen Mankin, meeting and event planner for Computing Sciences, at yfmankin@lbl.gov or 7580.


Nobel Laureate Ting Speaks Today at Lab

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Ting
Nobel laureate Samuel C.C. Ting will speak at a Nuclear Science Division Colloquia concerning the alpha magnetic spectrometer experiment on the international space station today at 11 a.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. Ting was co-awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1976 for his pioneering work in the discovery of a new heavy elementary particle. In 1977, he was selected as the first recipient of the Thomas Dudley Cabot Institute Professorship at MIT, where he remains today.

 
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Expect Minor Traffic
Delays Tomorrow

Trucking activities will begin at Building 51 starting tomorrow. Minor traffic delays may be experienced on Cyclotron Road and at the traffic circle in front of Building 51. For your safety, please obey directions from flagmen. For questions or additional information contact Richard Stanton at 6221 or John Patterson at 6357.

In addition, the Site Wide Water Project will have a road closure in effect today through Friday from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. The N driveway along the south side and west end of Building 10 to Building 80 will be closed. The N parking lot in front of Building 80 and Building 2 will not be accessible during these three days. For more information, call Sam Birky at 7932, pager 448-6387, or cell 708-6028.

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