A story in Symmetry magazine looks at how scientists on an experiment in Italy are looking for a process so rare, it is thought to occur less than once every trillion, trillion years. To find it, Berkeley Lab researchers have helped create the single coldest cubic meter in the universe.
Four Berkeley Lab-affiliated researchers have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy has announced. The 197 new academy members include “the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists and civic, business and philanthropic leaders,” among them winners of the Nobel and Pulitzer prizes; MacArthur and Guggenheim fellowships; and Grammy, Emmy, Oscar and Tony awards.The new lab-affiliated members include Carlos Bustamante, John Clarke, John Hartwig, and Enrique Iglesia.
Join Janos Kirz at noon today in USB 15-253 for this special ALS Colloquium. From Rontgen’s fantastic discovery of “new rays” in 1896, to the development of new x ray-sources, techniques, optics, and detectors, Kirz will trace the exciting evolution of x-ray science.
This course — designed for staff that plan events that use DOE managed funds — will provide a step-by-step process on how to enter Lab-hosted meetings and conferences, both on- and off-site. The two-hour training begins at 1:30 p.m. on May 21.