Monday, December 22, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Dec. 14, 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.
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The Dec. 26 issue of Newsweek magazine includes a story on battery innovation and mentions work at the Lab.

A Dec. 19 IEEE Spectrum story on exascale computing quoted Horst Simon.

A Dec. 18 New Electronics story highlighted work led by Ramamoorthy Ramesh that may lead to better memory and logic devices.

A Dec. 17 Yale Climate Connections story on unanswered questions from the National Climate Assessment included comments from Michael Wehner at a presentation he gave at this week’s American Geophysical Union meeting.

The latest edition of Popular Science includes a list of what it considers to be important science stores for 2015. On the list is ESnet’s recent expansion across the Atlantic.Greg Bell was quoted in that story.

A Dec. 17 story in The Guardian was written by the Lab’s Shashi Buluswar and looked at the upcoming 50 Breakthroughs report written by lab researchers.

A Dec. 17 story in Archaeology looked at work by Marie Jackson at the Advanced Light Source showing secrets behind Roman concrete. The work was widely covered including by the Washington Post, Popular Mechanics, International Business Times, Science World and others.

A Dec. 17 Symmetry magazine story on the LHC preparing for its next science run quoted Beate Heinemann.

A Dec. 16 New Scientist story featured new records by the Lab’s table-top accelerator, BELLA, work led by Wim Leemans.

A Dec. 13 KRON-TV story looked at the reduction of diesel engine emissions in the Bay Area, research led by Tom Kirchstetter. The Epoch Times also ran a story on his findings.