Carolyn Bertozzi, who shared the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, conducted her seminal work into bioorthogonal reactions while a professor at UC Berkeley. She also served as director of a Berkeley Lab nanoscience facility.
Remembering Bill Gilbert, physicist, fitness buff, family man, neighborhood activist, quipster
A UC Berkeley graduate who started his career working on the hydrogen bomb, Gilbert’s conscience led him to leave defense work and focus on pure science.
Remembering Marilyn Marjorie Moore Reynolds, a transportation planner and master gardener
She spent 25 years with the Metropolitan Planning Commission. After retiring, she became a master gardener and volunteered at Golden Gate Park. A memorial for her and her late husband is Feb. 1
Mountain lion spotted by couple sitting on bench at Lawrence Hall of Science
It’s the second mountain lion sighting in the Berkeley hills in the past two months.
Remembering Berkeley Lab’s Fred Lothrop, radio expert, civic-minded citizen
Fred Lothrop, who went to BHS, attended Cal, and worked at Berkeley Lab, was also a familiar face around Lafayette where he lived and contributed to civic life for many years.
Berkeley Lab to hold mass evacuation drill Tuesday
The drill, which will start at 2:30 p.m., was prompted by recent wildfires, including in the North Bay, and may affect traffic locally.
Art Rosenfeld, the ‘godfather’ of energy efficiency, dies at 90
Art Rosenfeld’s ideas about energy efficiency are one reason California’s energy consumption has stayed relatively flat.
Operating ‘the world’s largest video game’: Reba Siero retires from storied career at Berkeley Lab
Siero is the first woman to have served as an accelerator operator at Berkeley Lab, working with the 88-Inch Cyclotron, a powerful particle-beam machine that started up 54 years ago at the Department of Energy-owned lab.
Berkeley Lab scientists set sail to unlock climate data
What’s life like aboard a scientific research vessel plying the California coast deploying robots to unlock important data about climate change?
Human skull, bones found on Berkeley Lab property
A human skull and three bones were unearthed on Berkeley Lab property on Monday. Photo: LBL A human skull and three human bones were discovered on Berkeley Lab property Monday during some routine digging to clear a ditch. According to a release put out by the Lab on Wednesday, a Lab facilities crew working to clear […]
Oscar’s sign to OSCARS home at Berkeley Lab
A sign that graced the 65-year-old Berkeley burger joint has been snapped up by Berkeley Lab because they too have an OSCARS.
Goats swarm across road, stop traffic in Berkeley Hills
A video (see below) showing hundreds of hard-working goats crossing Centennial Drive in the Berkeley hills has gone viral. Video still: David Stein A herd of grass-munching goats swarmed across Cyclotron Road in the Berkeley Hills last week on the way to another plant-clearing mission below Blackberry Gate. The goats are part of Berkeley Lab’s vegetation management plan […]