L.D. Ryabev, First Deputy Minister of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Atomic Energy (left) and Peter Rosen, the associate director for High Energy and Nuclear Physics of the U.S. Department of Energy, shake hands after signing an agreement on cooperative research. The two scientists co-chaired the 21st meeting of the U.S.-Russian Federation Joint Coordinating Committee on Fundamental Properties of Matter, held at Berkeley Lab's Washington Projects Office on Oct. 14-15. Photo by Moira Howard-Jeweler (russian.tif)