Friday, July 15, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of July 10, 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. 

A July 15 Popular Science story featured the creation of the largest 3-D map of the Universe to date. David Schlegel, Shirley Ho and Natalie Roe were mentioned in various stories found in Wired, TechTimes, Gizmodo, Huffington Post, The Register, Australian News, Gizmag, Cambodian Times, KurzweilAI and others.

A July 15 WBUR Boston NPR story on the environmental implications of driverless cars quoted Arman Shehabi and Jeff Greenblatt.

A July 14 New Yorker story on the death of dinosaurs noted work by Luis and Walter Alvarez.

A July 13 Daily Cal story on UC-fostered research quoted Marcus Lehmann on his CalWave project.

A July 13 Fortune magazine story on turning gas flares into power included a look at work from Lab-startup Alphabet Energy.

A July 12 ACHR News story highlighted work on the energy consumption of datacenters, work led by Arman Shehabi, Dale Sartor and colleagues. Data Center Spotlight also covered their research.

A July 11 MotherBoard story focused on work into an atomically thin transistor, work led by Xiang Zhang and Mervin Zhao. ChemEurope, the Economic Times, EE Times, The Register, HPC Wire, the Daily Cal and KurzweilAI also covered their work.

A July 11 Laboratory Equipment story on female researchers included a profile of JBEI’s Ee-Been Goh.