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Wednesday, August 4, 2004

12:15 p.m.
Employee Activities Assoc.
Yoga Class with Chris Hoskins ($10/$12)
Bldg. 70A-3377

3 p.m.
Serial Crystallography: Laser-aligned Molecular-Beam Diffraction for Proteins
John Spence, Arizona State
Bldg. 6-2202


7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ironage Shoemobile Visit
Cafeteria parking lot

10 a.m.
EHS 260
Basic Electric
Bldg. 51-201


Morning Editions: Durango Breakfast Bagel with Hash Browns
Market Carvery:
5 Cheese Tortellini with Mushrooms, Tomatoes, & Bacon in a Creamy Tomato Alfredo Sauce
The Fresh Grille:
Salmon Burger with Onion Rings
Tandori Chicken, Saffron Rice, Curried Peas & Roasted Potatoes with Nan & 20 oz. Dansani
Full Meal Deal: New York Deli Burger, Fries, Side Salad, Sherbert Sprite Float, & Pie

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Full menu

Lab Helps Russians
With Windmills
By Betsy Mason

The scientific strength of the Russian weapons program is being aimed at a more peaceful target: wind power. Berkeley Lab has teamed up with former Soviet weapons scientists to design a small-scale wind turbine that could be used by individuals to provide power to their homes. Three of the lead Russian scientists on the project visited the lab last week to showcase the new technology. The team works at the Makeyev State Rocket Center in Miass, Russia, which previously focused on developing submarine-launched missiles. Full story (registration required).

Lab Scientist Crommie
Featured on CBS Radio


The curious properties of soccer ball-shaped molecules called buckyballs are discussed by Berkeley Lab materials scientist Robert Crommie on this week's edition of Science Today, a one-minute nationwide radio series produced by the University of California for Westwood One/CBS Radio. Access the audio link to moderator Larissa Branin's interview here, or read the transcript here.



Marriage Track a Cinch
For Rail Buffs, the Gales
By Cecily Burt

Phil and Phyllis Gale spent their first date at the Western Railway Trolley Museum in Rio Vista Junction. The Berkeley couple is the first to admit the outing might not be everyone's cup of tea. But for the trolley buffs, it was more than enough to set their wheels in motion. When they married, Phyllis - a contracts and grants officer at Berkeley Lab - and Phil had a miniature trolley topping their wedding cake. Full story.


Seismic Construction Will
Increase Trucks, Noise

Ongoing seismic upgrade work in the campus' northeast quadrant will result in increased truck traffic between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.on Mondays and Fridays in August, along Gayley Road and University Ave.

Don't Park in 'D' Lot
This Saturday

This Saturday, the Blackberry Canyon, or "D" parking lot will be closed for the installation of a trailer. Vehicles should not be left here over the weekend. Contact Brenda Lew for information.

Giants Tickets
Are Sold Out

The Employee Activities Association has announced that the tickets for the Giants baseball game against the New York Mets on Aug. 20 have sold out.

Morning fog, then sunny.
Highs: low 70s (22° C).

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SECON level 3

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