Website for Fermilab events: http://www.fnal.gov/faw/events.html
TRAVEL OFFICE CLOSED
The Travel Office will be closed the entire day on:
LEDERMAN CENTER CLOSED
The Lederman Science Education Center will be
closed for the holidays from Dec.24, 2002 through
Jan.01,2003, and reopening on Jan.2.
ASK-A-SCIENTIST AT WILSON HALL
The popular Ask-A-Scientist program has returned
to the 15th floor of Wilson Hall, every Sunday from
1:30 p.m.to 3:30 p.m. Scientists will meet visitors
to answer questions ranging from “What is dark
matter?”to “How do you accelerate a particle close
to the speed of light?” Visitors must use the Pine
Street entrance on the west side of the lab, and
obtain the special “Ask-A-Scientist” pass to proceed
to the viewing area of Wilson Hall.
VIRTUAL ASK-A-SCIENTIST, DEC.12
Next chat session: December 12,2002
7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Central Time
Featured Scientists: Brenna Flaugher, of Fermilab ’s
CDF experiment,and Tom Diehl, of Fermilab ’s
DZero experiment, will respond to questions live
online. This upcoming chat session should be
unique, because the featured scientists also
happen to be husband and wife, which is a first
for Virtual Ask-a-Scientist.
Virtual Ask-a-Scientist is an online chat session
with Fermilab scientists that gives participants the
opportunity to ask questions about high-energy
physics. Fermilab invites people of all ages and all
science backgrounds to participate. Some questions
may not be answered during the on-line session.
Full transcripts will be available on-line about a
week after the chat session.
To join the chatroom on the day of the session by
click a link on the Fermilab homepage and follow
directions to log in and ask questions. Java enabled
browsers are required. Internet Explorer version 4
or higher is recommended,but Netscape’s
browsers may also be used. (Netscape is not
recommended for Macintosh users.)
Contact Elizabeth Clements at the Fermilab Office
of Public Affairs for more information.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, 630-840-2326
Fermilab’s Holiday blood drive will be held on
December 12 and December 13, 2002 from 8 a.m.
to 3 p.m. at Wilson Hall, Ground Floor NE Training
Room. Appointments can be scheduled on the
web at: http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/
event_calendar.html or by calling Lori at x6615.
Spike and Mike’s
2001 Animation Classic
USA (2001), 85 min. For 23 years, Spike and
Mike’s Festivals of Animation have dazzled
audiences with works by John Lasseter of Pixar,
Tim Burton’s first films, Nick Park of the Wallace
and Gromit, the boys of South Park, Beavis and
Butt-Head, The Powerpuff Girls, The Rugrats,
Ren and Stimpy, and more. The 2001 Classic is
a collection of 16 different cell, computer graphic,
and clay animation shorts that range from the
beautiful to the bizarre. It includes 10 international
award winners, an Oscar nominee, and two
Academy Award winners for best animated
short, including the latest from Pixar Studios.
All shows are on Friday nights at 8 p.m. (promptly)
in Ramsey Auditorium, in Wilson Hall at Fermilab.
Tickets are sold at the door: Adults - $4 , Children
(under 12)- $1, Fermilab students - $2.
- Michael Turner (ID 09970N,PPD-Theoretical
Astrophysics), as a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar
for 2002-2003. Turner, Rauner Distinguished
Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the
University of Chicago, is one of 14 distinguished
scholars selected by the Phi Beta Kappa Society
for this program.
- As head of Fermilab’s
Beams Division: Roger
Dixon (ID 03277N), effective
January 15,2003. Among
his posts, Dixon was head of
the Research Division from
1992 to 1996, and most
recently served as project
manager for the Cryogenic
Dark Matter Search. Steve
Holmes, who has been acting as interim head of
Beams, will resume his responsibilities as Associate
Director for Accelerators.
- Herman Haggerty (ID 1960,PPD-DZero), Dec.3
- Jerry Reeder (ID 9921,PPD-Mechanical
- Francis Pearsall (ID 2253 PPD-Technical
- Pamela Fox (ID 3171 LS-AO-Housing
- Terry Hendricks (ID 479,BD-Accelerator
- Dean Krause (ID 740,TD-Development
and Test), Dec.6
FERMILAB ARTS SERIES 2002-2003 SEASON
Windham Hill’s Winter Solstice
Featuring Liz Story, Will Ackerman, and
Samite of Uganda
December 7, 2002
Tickets - $25 ($13 ages 18 and under)
This collection of Windham Hill artists features
pianist Liz Story, guitarist and Windham Hill founder
Will Ackerman, and percussionist Samite of
February 8, 2003
Tickets - $17 ($9 ages 18 and under)
Libana is now in its 23rd season of researching,
performing, and celebrating songs, dances, and
instrumental music of women from around the
Dragon’s Tale: Nai-Ni Chen Dance
March 8, 2003
Tickets- $19 ($10 ages 18 and under)
Bringing to life the culture and traditions of
China, this full-length family show leaves children
mesmerized at each enchanting, astounding dance,
and adults equally caught up in the magic of it all.
April 5, 2003
Tickets - $21 ($11 ages 18 and under)
As the engaging innovators of a fresh approach
to classical music, Quartetto Gelato has won
the hearts of audiences worldwide since their
remarkable 1994 debut season.
May 10, 2003
Tickets - $26 ($13 ages 18 and under)
Fermilab is pleased to provide a rare opportunity
to see one of the most influential groups in
Tickets for all Fermilab Events are available
now. For further information or telephone
reservations, call 630/840-ARTS weekdays
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Additional information
is available at www.fnal.gov/culture.
GALLERY CHAMBER SERIES
Classical music at 2:30 p.m.on Sunday afternoons,
in the second-floor gallery of Wilson Hall.
Chicago Chamber Musicians Brass
January 26, 2003
Since its founding in 1994, the CCM Brass has
established itself as a foremost interpreter of the
brass repertoire. With some of North America’s
leading brass players, they present spectacular
performances of cornerstones of the literature.
February 16, 2003
David Schrader is equally at home in front of a
harpsichord, organ, clavichord, piano or fortepiano.
His performance in this seasons’ Gallery Chamber
Series will feature music of the 16th and 17th
centuries performed on the Italian harpsichord
Scholars of Cambrai
March 23, 2003
This quartet of two lutenists and two vocalists was
founded for the purpose of performing music from
the late medieval through early Baroque periods.
The ensemble gives particular attention to little-
known works and composers of the Renaissance
$36 for three concerts,$15 for single tickets if
available (Series tickets for sale until January 1)