Eight Lab scientists will take the stage from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kaiser Center Auditorium in Oakland to discuss their research, from solar-powered vaccine refrigerators and cool roof maps, to radiation pills and space dust.
Last year, this Public Affairs science writer spent four months atop the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii to help study what keeps a space flight crew happy and healthy during an extended Mars mission. The focus of her project was the impact of sleep and food preparation on astronaut’s health. More>
New official Berkeley Lab folders are available for ordering through Creative Services. The folders come in packs of 10 for $15/pack. Contact Jon Rhodin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In partnership with Save the Bay, volunteers transplanted over 2,200 baccharis glutinosa seedlings along the MLK, Jr. Regional Shoreline Park in Oakland yesterday. This native perennial supports the local marsh ecosystem and creates habitat for wetland animals and insects. For more on the Lab’s work in the community, contact Armando Viramontes.
These electron transport equations were photographed by Public Affair’s Kelly Owen on the third floor of the Molecular Foundry. Do you know of a cool whiteboard you’d like to share with the Lab? If so, contact Owen at email@example.com.
A recent story on combustion theory and cleaner fuels tweeted from @BerkeleyLab account reached a half million people, retweeted or mentioned by the Department of Energy (@ENERGY), Ecomagination (@Ecomagination), Brett Richardson (@BerkeleyBrett) Brookhaven National Lab (@BrookhavenLab) and others.
To provide another venue for employees to stay on top of Lab news, the Public Affairs Office has installed a large video monitor in the cafeteria, located next to the coffee bar. A slideshow features headlines on the latest updates. Send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feedback will help creation of a lectures series by creative individuals who have unique ideas on how to communicate complex concepts. Go here to take this survey .
Lab Communications Council seeks to create speaker series for staff to help them effectively share complex concepts to the general public. Survey deadline is Friday, Jun 27. More>