Friday, September 18, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Sept. 13, 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.

A Sept. 17 Washington Post story featured work led by Xiang Zhang showing the ability to create an invisibility cloak. His work was widely covered including by the Los Angeles Times, Wired, Reuters, NBC News, CNN, CNET, Yahoo News, The Economic Times, Japan Times, New York Post, The Independent, Discovery News, AFP, BBC News, Xinhua News and dozens of other outlets. Much of the news coverage was the result of a news release written by lab public affairs.

A Sept. 17 Energy Manager Today story highlighted the recent opening of the Solar Energy Research Center, Chu Hall.

A Sept. 16 MSNBC story noted several new climate agreements between the US and China, including one involving FLEXLAB. The lab was also a partner in other agreements as outlined in a White House notice, including the California-China Urban Climate Collaborative. The Lab’s efforts, led by Lynn Price, were covered in a lab news story.

A Sept. 14 KQED-FM story on the challenges of expanding wind power quoted Ryan Wiser.

A Sept. 13 Forbes story on neutrino research noted findings from the Daya Bay facility. Space Daily also covered the story and quoted Kam-Biu Luk, Hin-Lok Henoch Wong and Yasuhiro Nakajima. The stories were a result of a recent lab news release.

A Sept. 10 Quartz story on self-driving cars quoted Jeff Greenblatt and cited a recent report he co-authored. His work was also featured in a recent lab news release.