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Yoga Club
Class with Naomi Hartwig

Bldg. 70-191

10 a.m.
Resonant X-ray and Polarized Neutron Scattering: Tools to Study Interfacial Magnetism
Sujoy Roy
Bldg. 6-2202

The Next Bay Area Earthquake
David Schwartz, USGS
Bldg. 50 Auditorium

Dance Club
Practice Session
Bldg. 51 Lobby

2:30 p.m.
A High Performance Code for Isotopomer Model Analysis
Hector Garcia Martin, JGI
Bldg. 977-120 (Potter Street)

4 p.m.
Life Sciences and Genomics
DNA Damage Checkpoints and Cancer
Thanos Halazonetis, U. of Geneva
Bldg. 66 Auditorium


Yoga Club
Class with Katie Lewis

Bldg. 70-191

Dance Club
Samba Lesson
Bldg. 51 Lobby

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Breakfast: Chorizo Scramble with Tortillas and Beans
Cultural Cuisines: California Burrito Bar
Carvery: Old Fashioned Style Meatloaf
Pizza: Barbecued Chicken with Roasted Corn and Smoked Mozzarella

Deli: Caprese Prestini
Grill: Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Storage Industry Ponders Power Efficiency Redesign

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According to some experts — including Berkeley Lab environmental technologist Bill Tschudi — recent research on methods to reduce the number of power conversions required to get energy from a wall socket into a computer could drastically reduce power consumption in both servers and storage if widely adopted. Full story.


The Next Earthquake?
Learn About It Today

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Seismologist David Schwartz of the United States Geological Survey in Menlo Park, a member of the Western States Hazard Team, will be sharing with Berkeley Lab employees what he knows about “The Next Bay Area Earthquake” in a free talk at noon today in the Building 50 Auditorium. His appearance is the final event of the Lab’s Emergency Preparedness Week and will be preceded by an encore presentation of the documentary film on the Oakland Hills fire, “May I Have Your Attention.”


Talk on Lab, NERSC's
Input on Climate Report

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Lawrence Buja, with the National Center for Atmospheric Research, will discuss the contribution of the Community Climate System Model (CCSM3) to the 4th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change today at noon in Building 50A-5132.   In his talk, Buja will discuss Berkeley Lab and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center's critical role in the CCSM development, production and data distribution.

Weekend 'Oliver' Shows Discounted for Lab Staff

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"Oliver," a musical based on Charles Dickens's poignant story about a young orphan in England, is currently running at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Berkeley Lab staff interested in seeing this production — directed by Neil Bartlett — can receive a 20 percent discount on tickets for shows tonight (8 p.m.), tomorrow (2 and 8 p.m.) and Sunday (2 and 7 p.m.). Go here to purchase (use promo code 2277).

Web Calendar Upgrade Allows PDA Syncing

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The Lab's online calendar will be upgraded and unavailable from 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday.  Among the new features is SyncML, which allows supported PDA cellular phones to sync directly with the calendar server without a computer. For a list of supported PDAs, go here. For details on PDA support and configuration instructions for PalmOS Treo, go here, and for WindowsOS Treo, go here. Direct questions to the IT Help Desk (x4357).

Badge Office
Closed Monday

To accommodate the intake of nearly 80 students working at the Lab this summer, the Badge Office, located in Building 65A, will be closed on Monday. It will reopen on Tuesday.

Watch Special Olympics
At Cal This Weekend

The Northern California Summer Special Olympic Games will be held on the UC Berkeley campus this weekend, with opening ceremonies tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Haas Pavilion, starring American Idol runner-up Katharine McPhee (free tickets available at participating AT&T stores). Athletes will compete in aquatics, track and field, bocce ball, tennis, and volleyball. Go here to see the schedule and location of events. No tickets are required to watch the competitions.

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