Friday, January 6, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Jan. 2, 2012

Berkeley Lab “In the News” is our weekly review of Lab researchers, staff, and students who have appeared in the news media this past week. This is but a sampling of our coverage. Please note that some links may expire after some time.

A Jan. 6 Clean Energy Authority story on the year’s top solar energy stories listed the Lab’s “Tracking the Sun” report.

http://www.cleanenergyauthority.com/solar-energy-news/solar-energy-news-recap-for-the-year-2011-010612/


A Jan. 5 Huffington Post commentary on life in space was written by the Lab’s George Smoot. The column was part of the launch for the new Huffington Post Science section.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/george-smoot/are-we-alone-life-in-space_b_1181932.html?ref=science


A Jan. 5 R&D magazine story featured a successful carbon sequestration demonstration that included the Lab’s Barry Freifeld and Tom Daley.

http://www.rdmag.com/News/2012/01/Energy-Carbon-Sequestration-Depleted-Gas-Reservoirs-Can-Double-As-Geologic-Carbon-Sequestration/


A Jan. 4 Public Radio International story on India’s need for solar power quoted the Lab’s Ashok Gadgil. Gadgil was also featured in a Contra Costa Times story on his work with the Darfur Stove project.

http://www.theworld.org/2012/01/india-solar-power/

http://www.mercurynews.com/science/ci_19665860


A Jan. 4 Nature story highlighted work by the Lab’s David Schlegel and the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS). The Lab’s Saul Perlmutter was also quoted in the story.

http://www.nature.com/news/survey-tunes-in-to-dark-energy-1.9732


A Jan. 4 Music News story covered audio restoration work by the Lab’s Carl Haber and Earl Cornell.

http://www.music-news.com/shownews.asp?H=Restoration-specialists-revive-130-year-old-records&nItemID=47441


A Jan. 2 Sarasota Herald-Tribune profiled the parents of the Lab’s latest Nobel Laureate, Saul Perlmutter.

http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20120102/ARTICLE/120109945