Friday, March 18, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of March 13, 2016

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. 

The March issue of Mother Jones magazine includes a story on California’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gases and looks at Art Rosenfeld’s groundbreaking work and quotes Ashok Gadgil.

A recent Symmetry magazine story on the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument quoted Michael Levi and Tim MillerUniverse Today ran a similar story.

A March 18 Lab Manager News story highlighted work on wave energy being done by Marcus Lehmann.

A March 17 Utility Dive story quoted Lisa Schwartz on performance-based utility regulation, looking at a recent report she co-authored.

A March 16 Window Film Magazine story highlighted work by Raymond Weitekamp, Arman Shehabi, and Steve Selkowitz on a paint-on coating to increase energy efficiency of windows.

And a March 16 Architect’s Guide to Glass & Metal magazine story covered a talk by Steve Selkowitz on the current state of window research.

A March 16 New York Post story looked at research into invisibility cloaks, including work led by Xiang Zhang.

A March 15 Los Angeles Times opinion piece mentioned Berkeley Lab in a piece on the decision to install home solar panels.

A March 14 Albany Daily Star story featured work led by Jeff Bokor and Scott Dhuey on a magnetic chip breakthrough that may lead to more energy efficient computers. Shanghai Daily, Xinhua News, The Stack, and several others also covered their work.

A March 14 CleanTechnica story looked at work on graphene energy storage, research led by Eun Seon Cho and Jeff Urban.

A March 14 Daily Cal story looked at small business vouchers that will allows businesses to collaborate with lab researchers. The story quoted Ramamoorthy Ramesh and Alecia Ward.

A March 14 Huffington Post piece co-written by David Bailey looked at the annual Pi Day activities.