Workforce Development & Education would like to thank the 104 Lab employees for the 461 hours they volunteered to inspire and prepare over 4,000 students from the local community, as well as the 115 mentors who served over 100 interns, in 2014.
A key discovery to understanding Roman architectural concrete that has stood the test of time and the elements for nearly two thousand years has been made by researchers using beams of X-rays at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source. More>
The National Museum of American History’s “Year of Innovation” showcases battle between Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison to develop sound-capturing machines, much like the modern tug-of-war between Apple and Microsoft. Exhibit visitors can hear these early sounds thanks to research by the Lab’s Carl Haber and Earl Cornell. More>
With a specially outfitted research van, equipped with sophisticated monitors to detect several pollutant types, a team of Berkeley Lab scientists is studying emission levels from diesel trucks to analyze the impact of new control technologies and California air pollution regulations. More>