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.
CSA extends our deepest sympathy to long-time CSA member and former Chairman Walter Broderdorf on the death of his wife Kay.
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.
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.
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.
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.
American Superconductor Corporation has introduced a new brand name for its second generation (2G) high temperature superconducting (HTS) wire: Amperium wire.
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 has been named Deputy Director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
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.