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5 posts from September 2010


Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Commission, Scientists Panel

Source: CSPAN Terry Hazen spoke at the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling's third series of meetings. The commission is investigating the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010. Watch the video »

What’s Really Shaking

Source: Science Matters By: Kathleen M. Wong When the earth moves under your feet, the cause isn’t always an earthquake. Many types of phenomena, from the shudders of a glacier to the detonation of a nuclear bomb, can move mountains and get entire regions rocking. Berkeley professor of earth and...


Obama Nominates Inez Fung to Medal of Science Committee

Source: TABL President Obama announced last week his intent to nominate Berkeley Lab earth scientist Inez Fung to serve on the Committee for the National Medal of Science, which selects recipients of the nation's highest civilian honor. Fung, a UC Berkeley professor, is director of the Berkeley Institute of the...


Philomathia Symposium

Source: Berkeley Lab News Center Symposium October 1 & 2, 2010, will be held at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre The Philomathia Symposium at Berkeley: Pathways to a sustainable energy future – all-star lineup includes ESD's Bill Collins and Inez Fung. Read more>


ESD part of DOE Carbon Initiative

Source: TABL Don DePaolo, Curt Oldenburg and Jens Birkholzer are leads in Berkeley Lab's role in the multi-lab/division & university DOE Carbon Capture/Storage Simulation Initiative. Read More »