Friday, August 24, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of August 19, 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 time.

An August 24 Los Angeles Times story covered the recent discovery of a progenitor supernova and quoted the Lab’s Peter Nugent. Nugent was also quoted in stories in Time magazine, Australian Broadcasting, and many other national and international news outlets.

An August 22 Los Angeles Times story on a government system for detecting biological attacks quoted the Lab’s Gary Andersen.

The latest issue of Popular Mechanics magazine includes a story on demand response and quotes the Lab’s Mary Ann Piette.

An August 22 R&D magazine story featured work led by the Lab’s Berend Smit on a new computational method to study the use of metal-organic frameworks for carbon capture.

An August 21 PV Magazine story on automated demand response quoted the Lab’s Sila Kiliccote.

Reports of a mountain lion sighting at the Lab led to news stories on KTVU-TV Channel 2, Berkeleyside.com, local Patch sites and the Daily Cal.

An August 20 Discovery News story featured work led by the Lab’s Seung-Wuk Lee showing how a virus can be used to create electricity.

An August 19 Hutchinson News story on wind power tax credits quoted the Lab’s Mark Bolinger.