Friday, April 21, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of April 16, 2017

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. 
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 An April 20 International Business Times story looked at a rare view of a supernova and quoted study co-author Peter Nugent. Based on a Lab news release, the Tech Times and Daily Mail also covered the finding.

An April 20 Discover magazine story looked at the discovery of giant viruses, work led by the Joint Genome Institute’s Frederik Schulz and which appeared in a JGI news release.
An April 19 Energy Live News story, based on a Lab news release, looked at a new collaboration between the Lab and Alphabet Energy on converting waste heat into power. The story quoted the Lab’s Vi Rapp.

An April 18 San Jose Mercury News story on sea level rise cited work by the Lab’s BISICLES project.

A recent New Scientist story on how people’s names are included into the periodic table touched on the origins of Lawrencium and Seaborgium.