Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which currently sits on just 200 acres, is starting to make plans for a second facility.
Month: September 2010
LHC discovers “unusual” readings
CERN has issued a statement that the LHC has stumbled across some "unusual" readings which may pave the way for the first significant scientific breakthroughs, an exciting prospect for the particle physics community.
LLNL plans to hire hundreds of new employees
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has announced plans to hire as many as 300 new employees before the end of the year.
Praxair selected for Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Praxair, Inc. has been selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the eighth consecutive year.
Len York appointed President of Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics
Taylor-Wharton International has appointed Len York as President of Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics LLC (Cryogenics).
Fermilab begins phase II of construction on new facility
From Fermilab Today: Officials at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced today that the laboratory has started phase II of the construction of a pioneering facility to advance a technology that will be critical to the next generation of particle accelerators.
CERN Council approves budget cut for five-year period
CERN announced on September 17 that its Council has "overwhelmingly" approved the lab's midterm plan, which would slash funding for CERN programs and slow the pace of future research.
Airgas and XCOR announce sales and sponsorship agreement
Airgas and XCOR Aerospace have announced a 15-year product sales agreement for Airgas to supply liquid oxygen, helium and nitrogen for XCOR's reusable, non-toxic propulsion systems.
DESY plans production of superconducting accelerator structures
At the beginning of the month, workshops were held at DESY to discuss production of superconducting accelerator structures for the European XFEL superconducting linear accelerator.
Consul General of Japan visits TRIUMF in Vancouver
The Consul General of Japan visited TRIUMF on September 2 to learn about the history of partnerships between TRIUMF and the Japanese research community.
DOE releases “Accelerators for America’s Future” report
The Department of Energy's Office of High Energy Physics has released a 100-page report entitled "Accelerators for America's Future" to review the findings of a series of workshops held almost a year ago.
APS and CERN make LHC results available through open access
The American Physical Society (APS) and CERN have announced that interested parties can now access initial experimental results from the LHC through open access.
Airgas rejects latest offer from Air Products
Airgas, Inc. has announced that it unanimously rejected Air Products' revised tender offer after receiving financial and legal advice.
“Cryogenics Cluster” meets officially for the first time
July 21st marked the first time a group of companies, institutions, research labs and universities met under the banner of the "Cryogenics Cluster."
Dr. Al Zeller elected to ASC Board
Dr. Al Zeller, long-time CSA member and member of CSA's Board of Technical Directors, has been elected to the Board of the Applied Superconductivity Conference.
Budget cuts announced at CERN
CERN Director Rolf-Dieter Heuer announced on August 25 that CERN's budget will be cut in the amount of CHF330 million (€250 million) for 2011-2015.
Linde Canada to supply LN2 for cryogrinding process
Linde Canada, an affiliate of Linde North America, has signed an agreement to supply Liberty Tire with liquid nitrogen for thier cryogrinding processes.
Paratherm hires Suzanne Constanza as Director of Sales
Suzanne Constanza has been appointed to the position of Director of Sales at Paratherm Corporation.
DOE awards funds to SMES project
The US Department of Energy has awarded a $4.2 million grant to four institutions to develop a superconducting magnet energy storage (SMES) device.