Latest Steven Chu Stories

2011-02-04 09:21:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today visits United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), the corporate research center of United Technologies Corp.

2010-12-13 11:03:00

Gives low odds of dramatically lower crude prices; no plans to leave Washington WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Platts -- As the Obama administration faces increasing opposition from a soon-to-be Republican-controlled House and a more GOP-heavy Senate, U.S.

2010-10-05 13:10:00

White House officials said that solar panels will be installed in the White House by spring 2011, helping to heat water and supply some electricity.

2010-09-16 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the creation of the Simulation-Based Engineering User Center (SBEUC) that will facilitate collaborative computational research for energy applications.

2010-09-16 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alias electric car from ZAP Jonway (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP) will be participating in two events in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, September 16, 2010.

2010-07-15 13:11:00

Conventional wisdom holds that optical microscopy can’t be used to “see” something as small as an individual molecule.

2010-07-14 10:25:00

A key test of the seal placed on the leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico was set to take place Wednesday--one day after it was delayed by the US government over fears that the capping process could harm the structural integrity of the well and create new leaks.

2010-02-17 14:25:13

While airplane and rocket experiments have proved that gravity makes clocks tick more slowly – a central prediction of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity – a new experiment in an atom interferometer measures this slowdown 10,000 times more accurately than before, and finds it to be exactly what Einstein predicted.

2010-01-28 09:52:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will speak at the 2010 Washington Auto show about the Obama administration's commitment to advancing fuel efficient vehicles while helping to create clean energy jobs.

2009-10-21 15:33:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu, co-winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Physics, today joined New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine to open Clean Energy Now, the 2009 Clean Energy Conference and Leadership Awards.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.