Friday, September 29, 2017

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Sept. 24, 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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The October issue of Ocean News magazine features underwater acoustics research led by Xiang Zhang and Chengzhi Shi. The story stemmed from a Lab news release.

A Sept. 29 insideHPC story, based on a Lab news release, looked at a new Lab effort towards quantum computation being led by Irfan Siddiqi, Jonathan Carter, and Bert de Jong. HPC Wire also covered the announcement.

A Sept. 28 BioEnergy News story highlighted several new DOE-funded Community Science Programs at the Joint Genome Institute and quoted Susannah Tringe. BioFuels Digest ran a similar story.

A Sept. 28 Daily Energy story noted a new Lab effort to help protect the grid, an effort led by Daniel Arnold and Sean Peisert and first reported in a Lab news release. Solar Industry Magazine ran a similar story.

A Sept. 27 National Geographic story on renewable portfolio standards quoted Ryan Wiser.

A Sept. 27 Gizmodo story on ancient star maps quoted the Lab’s Khee-Gan Lee.

A Sept. 27 CleanTechnica story featured the development of a “bijel” by Thomas Russell, Joe Forth, and Brett Helms. The story was based on a Lab news release.https://cleantechnica.com/2017/09/27/yet-another-energy-storage-breakthrough-coming-thanks-weirdly-exciting-new-substance/

A Sept. 25 Controlled Environments Magazine highlighted work by Peidong Yang on turning CO2 into fuels. The story was based on a Lab news release.

On Sept. 25, College Magazine ran a Top 10 list of Women in Stem, which included the Lab’s Claire Robertson, Sarah Richardson and Ming Yi.

A Sept. 25 Solar Novus Today story reported on the 10th annual Tracking the Sun report led by Galen Barbose, and Naim Darghouth.

A Sept. 24 Columbus Dispatch story on wind farms in Ohio quoted the Lab’s Joe Rand.