Friday, April 24, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of April 19, 2015


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 April 23 Forbes story on a supervoid in the cosmos quoted Greg Aldering.

An April 23 Symmetry magazine story on the CUORE experiment quoted Yury Kolomensky.

An April 22 insideHPC story noted NERSC’s agreement with Cray to install computers into the new CRT facility. HPC Wire also covered the announcement.

An April 21 JAMA story covered LIGTT’s 50 Breakthroughs report for the developing world.

An April 20 Huffington Post story featured a significant advance in artificial photosynthesis, work led by Peidong Yang. His work was extensively covered, including by Economic Times, China’s Xinhua News Agency, the ANI News Agency, Gizmodo and others.

An April 20 story in The Street featured research led by Sam Saxena showing electric vehicle batteries may last longer than previously thought.

The most recent issue of National Geographic magazine quoted Michael Wehner on extreme weather.
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/04/150411-pictures-weather-storm-climate-change-hurricane-tornado-lightning/

HPCWire recently featured a talk by Katie Antypas on the future of supercomputers for scientific research.
http://www.hpcwire.com/2015/04/17/application-readiness-in-full-swing-at-doe-labs-cori/