Friday, April 29, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of April 24, 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 April 29 issue of the San Francisco Business Times included Rosie Alvarez on its list of the Bay Area’s Most Influential Women in Business.

An April 28 Inside Science story on dark matter research quoted the Lab’s Kathryn Zurek.

An April 27 ClimateWire story on marijuana’s carbon footprint quoted Evan Mills.

An April 27 Daily Cal story, based on a lab news release, featured work on an ultra-fast electron-firing instrument by Daniele Filippetto.

An April 27 Physics World story on laser plasma accelerators noted Berkeley Lab’s work in the area.

An April 27 EnergyWire story on reducing the high energy costs of Alaska’s rural communities highlighted a recent report co-authored by Peter Larsen.

An April 26 letter in the Washington Post on global warming mentioned Bill Collins’ work.

An April 25 San Francisco Chronicle story featured work led by Alan Meier showing how roof racks can waste gas. The story, based on a Lab news release, was widely covered by Popular Mechanics, MotorTrend magazine,, GreenWire, Bloomberg TV’s Ag & Energy Report and many others.

An April 25 San Francisco Chronicle story noted the finding of human bones on Lab property. KCBS-AM, KRON-TV, the Daily Cal and Associated Press also covered the findings.

An April 25 UtilityDive story on renewable portfolio standards cited a new Lab report and quoted Galen Barbose.