Wild turkeys have become a problem at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.
Month: February 2008
Professor Makarow new head of ESF
Professor Marja Makarow recently began her duties as Chief Executive of the European Science Foundation and is the first woman in the organization's 34-year history to hold the top position.
William Kroll new Chairman at Matheson-Trigas
In efforts to revamp its organizational structure, Matheson-Trigas chose William Kroll for the position of Chairman, effective January 1, 2008.
Air Liquide supplies helium for North Pole crossing
CSA Corporate Sustaining Member Air Liquide supplied approximately 5,000 cubic meters of helium gas to an airship that carried Jean-Louis Etienne to the North Pole for a crossing of the Arctic Ocean.
Praxair to help supply hydrogen during peak demand
An underground storage cavern integrated into Praxair's hydrogen pipeline will begin to supply hydrogen to customers during periods of planned and unplanned peak demand.
Frozen tissue samples stored at the American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History in New York City has been collecting and freezing tissue samples from fauna all over the world. These samples are stored in this five-year-old frozen tissue lab in vats kept below -150.
Pierre Auger Collaboration tops list of breakthrough stories for 2007
The Pierre Auger Collaboration correlation between active galactic nuclei and the highest energy rays that hit earth was on the top of the list of breakthrough stories for three national media organizations in 2007.
Aerojet completes testing of Reaction Control Engine
Aerojet has completed developmental testing of an innovative cryogenic oxygen/methane Reaction Control Engine (RCE).
ISRO begins testing cryogenic engines
The Indian Space Research Organization recently began testing cryogenic engines that were designed after the renegotiation of an agreement with Russia to purchase the engines. The engines use cryogenic fuels that are super-cooled to around -250.
EnFlow Cryogenics provides nitrogen and argon delivery alternative
EnFlow Cryogenics, available from Holox, targets Atlanta-area businesses seeking a nitrogen and argon supply delivery alternative to high pressure or liquid cylinders.
Gill Southern joins Wessington Cryogenics as a Director
Gill Southern, sister of Paul Rowe, has joined CSA Corporate Sustaining Member Wessington Cryogenics as a Director, involved in all areas including customer relationship management, marketing and sales. She brings expertise in lean business management, productivity improvement techniques, HR and personnel.
Professor Heuer to be CERN’s Director-General in 2009.
Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer will take over as CERN's next Director-General in 2009. Heuer was formerly the research director for the national particle physics program at DESY in 2004. He will now focus his efforts on CERN's Large Hadron Collider and the International Linear Collider.
John Bardeen (1908-1991) honored on US Postage Stamp
The US Postal Service has announced that theoretical physicist John Bardeen (1908-1991) is among four scientists chosen to be honored when new American Scientist stamps are issued in April.
Dr. Alex P. Malozemoff named an IEEE Fellow
Dr. Alex P. Malozemoff, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at American Superconductor Corporation recently became an IEEE Fellow for leadership in the development of vortex dynamics of high temperature superconductors.
Chart Ferox promotes Hans Lonsain
Chart has promoted Hans Lonsain to Chairman and Managing Director of Chart Ferox, Chart's European Distribution and Storage business. Lonsain was previously responsible for sales and marketing for Chart Ferox in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Spagnoletti appointed VP-North American Sales at Chart
Amato Spagnoletti has been appointed Vice President-North American Sales at Chart Industries, Inc., a CSA Corporate Sustaining Member. Spagnoletti joined Chart in 1998 and was most recently the Director of Sales, Engineered Systems.
Eden hires Allan G. Hanson as Senior Engineer
CSA Corporate Sustaining Member Eden Cryogenics, LLC recently hired Allan G. Hanson as Senior Engineer.
Edward Haberern hired as Key Account Manager at ACME
Edward Haberern has been hired as Key Account Manager at ACME Cryogenics, Inc.
Acme Cryogenics promotes Michael Dewey
CSA Corporate Sustaining Member Acme Cryogenics, Inc. has promoted Michael Dewey to the position of General Manager of Quality Cryogenics of Atlanta, LLC.
Oxford and Alstom Magnets supply conductors to ITER
Oxford Superconducting Technology and Alstom Magnets and Superconductors have announced the creation of an alliance to collaborate to supply conductors to ITER, one of the largest scientific projects ever undertaken.