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Big Boost To BigBOSS Givin By The Gordon And Betty Moore Foundation
2012-12-04 16:13:07

A $2.1 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to the University of California at Berkeley, through the Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP), will fund the development of revolutionary technologies for BigBOSS, a project now in the proposal stage designed to study dark energy with unprecedented precision.

Photovoltaic Prices Falling Rapidly In U.S.
2012-11-28 15:47:12

According to the latest issue of Tracking the Sun, the installed price of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States fell substantially in 2011 and through the first half of 2012.

BOSS Survey Reveals 48,000 Quasars
2012-11-13 10:38:57

The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) has announced the first major result of a new mapping technique, unveiling over 48,000 quasars.

2012-11-01 10:13:42

Proteins are able to self-assemble into a wide range of highly ordered structures that feature a diverse array of properties.

Table Top Accelerators To State Of The Art Beams
2012-10-22 15:34:11

Berkeley Lab’s lead in laser plasma acceleration research continues with new benchmarks for electron beam quality

How Genetic Differences Among Individuals Influence Breast Cancer Risk From Low-Dose Radiation
2012-10-17 15:38:03

Berkeley Lab research could lead to new ways to ID women who have higher risk of breast cancer from low-dose radiation

The Road To Spintronics Advances
2012-10-15 13:23:39

Spintronic technology, in which data is processed on the basis of electron “spin” rather than charge, promises to revolutionize the computing industry with smaller, faster and more energy efficient data storage and processing.

Best Of Both Catalytic Worlds
2012-10-10 15:14:32

Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop New Technique for Heterogenizing Homogenous Nano Catalysts

Ancient Starlight Recorded By Dark Energy Camera
2012-09-18 04:19:18

Approximately 8 billion years ago, the light from distant galaxies began streaming towards Earth. Now, at a mountaintop observatory in Chile, the newly constructed Dark Energy Camera has captured that ancient starlight and recorded it for the first time.

2012-09-17 16:58:52

The first detailed and complete picture of a protein complex that is tied to human birth defects as well as the progression of many forms of cancer has been obtained by an international team of researchers led by scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).


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