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Three Berkeley Lab scientists have been selected by DOE’s Office of Science to receive funding through the Early Career Research Program. In addition, three faculty scientists with joint appointments at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley will receive ECRP funding through their UC Berkeley affiliations.

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Cyclotron Road Announces 2022 Cohort of Scientist-Entrepreneur Fellows

June 7th, 2022

A new cohort of 11 scientists and engineers will join the prestigious two-year fellowship program at Cyclotron Road based at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).

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Pushing the Boundaries of Moore’s Law: How Can Extreme UV Light Produce Tiny Microchips?

June 3rd, 2022

Some analysts say that the end of Moore’s Law is near, but Patrick Naulleau, the director of Berkeley Lab’s Center for X-Ray Optics (CXRO), says that it could be decades before the modern chip runs out of room for improvement, thanks to advances in materials and instrumentation enabled by the CXRO.

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A 50% Reduction in Emissions by 2030 Can be Achieved. Here’s How

June 2nd, 2022

To prevent the worst outcomes from climate change, the U.S. will need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% in the next eight years. Scientists from around the nation have developed a blueprint for success.

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James Strait Named Project Director of Next Generation Cosmic Microwave Background Project

June 2nd, 2022

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has selected James (Jim) Strait, a Fermilab physicist with a long history of managing large international scientific projects, to serve as the Project Director of the next-generation experiment Cosmic Microwave Background Stage 4, also known as CMB-S4.

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Physicists Announce First Results from Daya Bay’s Final Dataset

May 31st, 2022

The Daya Bay Neutrino Experiment has produced the most precise measurement yet of theta13, a key parameter for understanding how neutrinos change their “flavor.” The result will help physicists explore some of the biggest mysteries surrounding matter and the nature of the universe.

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Berkeley Lab Researchers to Provide Leadership and Expertise in Net Zero World Action Center

May 19th, 2022

Berkeley Lab experts will play leading managerial and technical roles in the recently established Net Zero World Action Center to bolster DOE’s Net Zero World Initiative (NZWI). The NZW Action Center brings together 10 DOE national laboratories, nine U.S. government agencies, and philanthropy organizations to promote net zero emission energy systems around the world that are inclusive, equitable, and resilient.