Friday, September 12, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of September 7, 2014


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.

On Sept. 12 Engineering.com featured work on a new metallic alloy co-led by Rob Ritchie.

A Sept. 11 Sacramento Bee story on tax credits and wind power quoted Ryan Wiser. Wiser was also mentioned in a Motley Fool article on California’s new efforts to improve the permitting process.

On Sept. 11 SciCasts.com featured the story of the Advanced Light Source setting a new microscopy record led by David Shapiro and Howard Padmore. Engineering.com also featured the effort.

A Sept. 11 HPC Wire story focused on NERSC’s exascale computing efforts and quoted Sudip Dosanjh.

A Sept. 9 opinion piece in The Hill on the value of the national labs was co-written by lab Director Paul Alivisatos.

A Sept. 9 io9 story on challenges to building a space colony quoted Sylvain Costes.

A Sept. 9 Huffington Post opinion piece on fracking was co-written by David Bailey, who mentioned a recent fracking report co-authored by lab researchers.

A recent Nature Asia story on pollution in India quoted Joshua Apte.