Today at Berkeley Lab

Facebook Live Event on the Lighter Side of Dark Matter This Wednesday

Watch Lab scientists Dan McKinsey, Simone Pagan-Griso, and Matt Pyle share their expertise and insights about dark matter as well as the experiments designed to search for it at this Facebook Live Event at 9 a.m. this Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Join the Molecular Foundry in Celebrating #NationalNanoDay

The Molecular Foundry is celebrating #NationalNanoDay on social media. Tune in for the live YouTube broadcast from the Molecular Foundry that starts at 10:09 a.m. today. You can also vote in the Foundry’s NanoArt Image Contest and help select the People’s Choice. Winning entries will be printed and displayed at the Molecular Foundry. More>

Science in Black-and-White Twitter Challenge

SLAC recently invited other Department of Energy national labs to a black-and-white photo challenge. Participants were asked to upload one photo per day for seven days. Various Berkeley Lab areas and user facilities took up the call, posting these beautiful images.

Facebook Live Event Will Feature Science at the Advanced Light Source

What goes on at an X-ray light source? Tune in to Berkeley Lab’s Facebook page at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, July 27, to learn more about the Advanced Light Source, a National User Facility that attracts academic and industry scientists from around the world to conduct groundbreaking research. More>

Instagram Takeover: UCSF Dentistry at Beamline 8.3.2

Tune in to our Instagram account today as Dula Parkinson and the Dental Materials Tomography Team from UCSF take over the Advanced Light Source’s Beamline 8.3.2. Get a behind-the-scenes look as they seek to better understand the mechanism of action of silver diamine fluoride, which is becoming a popular treatment in dental offices across the country.

Facebook Changes Algorithm; Take Steps to See Lab News

Facebook has changed its algorithm. Follow these short steps to ensure you see Berkeley Lab news and research in your Facebook feed.

Check Out ALS ‘Science as Art’ Instagram Feature

The Lab’s Instagram account is currently featuring images submitted by Advanced Light Source users and staff as part of the facility’s “Science as Art” competition. The account will feature one image a day now through Jan. 23.

Oct. 30 Dark Matter Online Chat With Physicist Dan McKinsey

Dan McKinsey, a Berkeley Lab scientist and a UC Berkeley physics professor who works on underground direct-detection dark matter experiments including LUX and LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ), will field questions about the search for dark matter from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday, Oct. 30, in a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) event.

Molecular Foundry Users Share Their #myfoundrystory

Follow @MolecularFoundry this week to hear Foundry users share their #myfoundrystory. At the 2017 Annual User Meeting, users recorded videos highlighting the research they do, why they use the Foundry, and what they love about the Foundry and Berkeley Lab.

Summer Intern Series: Lab Helps Fuel Gutierrez’s Career in Science

This summer, Carolina Gutierrez completed her second internship through the DOE’s Community College Internship program at the Lab’s Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit, mentored by Ling Liang. She is also active in trying to recruit other community college students to pursue STEM education. Learn more about Gutierrez’s internship here, and check out her Instagram takeover.