Arrival in NY from Paris. We start our mission at BNL in Brookhaven, Long Island.
Brookhaven National Laboratory dorm room.
Monday afternoon, Fed gives a presentation to STAR and Phenix on ALICE computing.
The whole team goes for their first Sushi dinner.
Fed trying out a new gadget.
Day 2, people from Phenix explaining their calibration scheme. Karel, on the right, is not completely sure about something.
Fed keeping up with his tremendous email load.
I join Larry on a visit of the old BNL AGS (Alternating Gradient Synchrotron) accelerator. It is a high radiation facility so numerous forms have to be filled out.
Larry is trying to find a proper location for his NASA experiment.
This is a proper place to put a couple of Houston grad students for the summer.
The beam pipe.
On the way back to JFK, Fed is online via his GSM modem trying to guide us to a CompUSA for some gadget scouting.
After more than 4 hours delay, we arrive around 23:00 in Chicago O'Hare for our visit to Fermilab.
After the long trip a nightly dinner in a Denny's. Karel is being drowned in 4 refills of 7'UP.
We started with some light cheese nachos.
Followed by a small double cheese.
View from the front door of our hotel in Aurora, Il., typical Americana.
Pasha Murat explains the CDF analysis environment.
Philippe Canal working on a tricky ROOT problem during the meeting.˜
Pasha commenting on Latzechar's presentation.
Announcement for Fed's next seminar.
After not eating for one and a half day Fed's eyes were bigger than his stomach. Three quarters down this big fat Sushi plate he had to throw in the towel.
Saturday some time for sightseeing in Chicago.
Although sunny it was still bitter cold.
A Virgin Megastore.
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