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Posted inSchools

Berkeley Lab opens gleaming supercomputer center

Berkeley Lab’s Wang Hall computer research facility, on a hillside overlooking the UC Berkeley campus, which officially opened on Nov. 12, 2015. Photo: Berkeley Lab, Roy Kaltschmidt Berkeley Lab’s Wang Hall computer research facility, on a hillside overlooking the UC Berkeley campus, which officially opened on Nov. 12, 2015. Photo: Berkeley Lab, Roy Kaltschmidt After more than […]

Posted inCrime & Safety

Unstable hillside closes road, relocates Berkeley Lab staff

Consistent rain has destabilized the hillside above McMillan Road on the Berkeley Lab campus. Photo: D.H. Parks Local photographer Daniel Parks recently posted some dramatic images on Flickr of a slumping hillside on the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory campus. According to a page set up by Berkeley Lab to share news about the situation, “Consistent […]

Posted inBusiness, Schools

Breaking: Berkeley Lab chooses Richmond for 2nd campus

Design for the Richmond Field Station Lab campus The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has selected Richmond as the site for its second campus. The Lab annnounced the news this morning on its website, saying the University of California-owned Richmond Field Station site “presents the best opportunity to solve the Lab’s pressing space problems while allowing for […]

Posted inCity

Three Berkeley sites being considered for Lawrence Berkeley Lab second campus

Aerial view of Lawrence Berkeley Lab/Photo: LBL The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has selected six sites in six East Bay cities as the possible location of a second campus, Berkeleyside has learned. Three of the six sites are either in Berkeley or partly in Berkeley, according to knowledgeable sources who asked not to be named. They […]

Posted inSchools

Alivisatos to lead Berkeley Lab

Paul Alivisatos was confirmed as director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory today by the University of California Regents. Alivisatos succeeds Steven Chu, who joined the Obama administration as Secretary of Energy in 2009. Alivisatos had been serving as interim director for the last 11 months. Alivisatos runs LBL’s Helios solar research initiative, where he […]