Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will be one of hundreds of institutions and organizations participating in the "USA Science and Engineering Festival Expo" this Saturday and Sunday, October 23-24, in Washington DC.
Month: October 2010
Kay Broderdorf, wife of long-time CSA member, dies
CSA extends our deepest sympathy to long-time CSA member and former Chairman Walter Broderdorf on the death of his wife Kay.
UK science budget safe – for now
The threat of budget cuts has created quite a buzz in the UK science community, but an announcement made yesterday assured scientists that funds will be frozen at £4.6 billion for the next four years.
“Mr. Freeze” brings cryogenics to home-schooled students
The Post-Tribune reported that Fermilab's "Mr. Freeze" gave a cryogenics demonstration to a group of home-schooled students at the South Lake Church of the Nazarene in Crown Point IN.
NIF completes first successful integrated experiment
The National Ignition Facility (NIF) recently completed its first integrated ignition experiment, which marks the beginning of its next phase on the way toward fusion ignition tests.
Update to “Gathering Storm” report released
The US National Academy of Sciences, the US National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine have released an update to the 2005 "Rising Above the Gathering Storm" report.
AMSC introduces new brand name for 2G HTS wire
American Superconductor Corporation has introduced a new brand name for its second generation (2G) high temperature superconducting (HTS) wire: Amperium wire.
FSU Vice President receives Francis G. Slack Award
Kirby W. Kemper, who has served as Florida State University's vice president for research for the past eight years, has received the 2010 Francis G. Slack Award.
Horst Simon named Deputy Director of Berkeley Lab
Horst Simon has been named Deputy Director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Carl Wieman named Associate Director for Science in the OSTP
Carl Wieman, a Nobel-prize-winning physicist, has been confirmed by the US Senate as Associate Director for Science in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), according to physicsworld.