Friday, August 18, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of August 13, 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 August 18 Physics World story on an observation of light particles interacting with each other quoted Spencer Klein.

An August 17 Quartz story highlighted a new Lab study looking at the health benefits associated with renewable energy sources and quoted lead author Dev Millstein. The report was widely covered including by Vox.com, The Independent, Ars Technica, e360, Think Progress, Futurism.com, EcoWatch, and Yahoo!News among others.

An August 17 California magazine story on the effects of cool pavements on global warming quoted Ronnen Levinson. A related story, also quoting Levinson, appeared August 18 in the Digital Journal.

An August 17 Washington Post obituary highlighted the life of physicist and politician Vern Ehlers who, early in his career, worked at the Lab.

An August 16 New York Times story noted the passing of neuroscientist Marian Diamond, mother of ETA’s Rick Diamond and wife of former Lab nuclear chemist, Richard M. Diamond.

An August 16 Seeker.com story on next-gen geothermal technologies quoted Pat Dobson and Tim Kneafsey. The technologies were highlighted in a recent Lab news release as well.

An August 15 insideHPC story looked at 3-D simulations of galactic centers, work developed by Alexander "Sasha" Tchekhovskoy. The International Business Times and IEEE Electronics360.com also covered the simulations based on a Lab news release.