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Environmental Energy Technologies
Public Policies, Private Choices: Consumer Desire and the Practice of Energy Efficiency

Reuben Deumling
Bldg. 90-3122

4 p.m.
A Large Water Cerenkov Detector for DUSEL

Bob Svoboda
Bldg. 50A-5132


Dance Club
Intermediate Night Club Two-Step Lesson
Bldg. 51 Lobby

Employee Activities Association
Feldenkrais ATM Class with Erika Gasperikova

Bldg. 90-3122

12:30 p.m.
Yoga Club
Class with Chris Hoskins

Bldg. 70-191


Go here for more on the relocation of staff from Bldg. 937 (downtown) to the Hill

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KQED Emmy For Show
On Lab Nano Research

And the winner is ... At the 37th Annual Northern California Area Emmy Awards, held at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts on May 11, KQED QUEST's Josh Rosen, Joan Johnson, Paul Rogers, and Laurie Schmidt took home gold statues for the best Public, Current, and Community Affairs Segment for "Nanotechnology Takes Off," their QUEST episode about the Molecular Foundry featuring Paul Alivisatos and David Kavulak. Said QUEST executive producer Sue Ellen McCann, "Having 'Nanotechnology Takes Off' win in its category proves that being a geek is cool. Congrats to Berkeley Lab as well." See all the winners here.


Lab’s Oldest Living Retiree
Shares His Enduring Story

John Keller, the Lab’s oldest retiree at 100, recently sat down for an interview with fellow retiree Tom Beales for a story that appeared in the Ex-Ls Ex-Press newsletter. In the article, Keller discusses his upbringing in Northern California, and how he eventually found work at the Lab’s instrument shop in 1950, doing electronic maintenance. He also shares his observations of Lab founder E.O. Lawrence. He retired in 1972 and lives in Lafayette. Go here to read the full article.


Quantum Mechanics of Core
Vacancies Probed at the ALS

In a two-atom molecule like nitrogen, when an x-ray knocks out a "core" electron, does the hole stay with the nucleus it came from or does it smear between both? Different theories and experiments give opposite answers. Now a group including Dominique Akoury, Bill McCurdy, Tom Rescigno, Timur Osipov, Sun Lee, Michael Prior, Ali Belkacem, and Tom Weber, led by ALS guest Markus Schöffler, found that the truth depends on how you look. They measured the distribution of dislodged core electrons and so-called Auger electrons emitted a few femtoseconds later and found that core-hole localization and delocalization are quantum- mechanically entangled states: different detector positions give different answers. Read the details in Science


Dynes Departure, Budget
News in UC Newsletter

The most recent issue of Our University, an electronic newsletter produced by the University of California Office of the President, has been published. In it is a story on the state budget, a final video message from outgoing President Robert Dynes, and an announcement about the START program, which allows employees to voluntarily reduce their hours to assist UC in budget savings. Go here to read the full newsletter.

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