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Friday, June 20, 2003


11:30 a.m.
First Day of Summer
Classic Car Show and Barbecue
Cafeteria Lawn and Parking Lot


No Events Scheduled

Carvery: Morrocan Chicken
Fresh Grille: Closed for BBQ

Origins: Burritos
B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Summer Car Show
And Barbecue Today

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Don’t miss the annual First Day of Summer celebration, happening today from 11:30 –1:00 on the Cafeteria parking lot and lawn. Come and see classic cars and listen to the sounds of the Rhythm and Blues Band. Barbecues will be set up on the patio, and the Cafeteria will be offering a special lunch of a hotdog or cheeseburger and 20 oz. Coke for the low price of $2.95. Remember, be there or be square!
 In The News
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Scientists Report Hottest,
Densest Matter Ever Observed
By Kenneth Chang

Experiments at the Brookhaven National Laboratory have created the hottest, densest matter ever observed, recreating conditions a fraction of a second after the birth of the universe. The ultradense matter will help scientists understand the makeup of the universe a few millionths of a second after the Big Bang and will cast light on the fundamental forces that hold atomic matter together. "We're creating matter that is tremendously denser," said Dr. Peter Jacobs, a physicist at Berkeley Lab, who presented findings from a RHIC detector. "It makes no sense to talk about individual protons and neutrons." Full story.


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Lab Recognized For
Blood Drive Donations

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The American Red Cross recognized Berkeley Lab at a luncheon on Tuesday for its support in generating 308 units of blood for the community blood supply this year. The Red Cross currently supplies about half of the Bay Area’s supply of blood and blood products. A single donation may be separated into several products to help treat up to 4 different patients. For more information about how to donate blood through the Red Cross go here. Berkeley Lab’s next blood drive will take place August 6 and 7.


Resubmit Cafeteria
Catering Requests

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The Cafeteria is asking anyone who has submitted a request for catering services for events that have not yet taken place to resubmit their request. Due to a changeover in management, the records of past requests have been lost. For more information contact the Cafeteria manager at 5357, or Bob Berninzoni at 5576.

Hall Exhibit on ‘Forces’
Opens This Weekend

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Feel an earthquake fault
in action

A festival weekend of family-oriented activities and events will celebrate the opening of the Lawrence Hall of Science's newest permanent exhibit, “Forces
That Shape the Bay.” The spectacular LHS view is enhanced with telescopes; facilitator-led, hands-on activities; and geologic marvels such as a waterfall, erosion tables, earthquake and plate tectonics simulators, and more. This permanent outdoor exhibit will enable visitors to participate in activities that show how the Bay was formed. At the same time they can view the result of millions of years of geologic, climatic, marine, and human forces. See the weekend program here.


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