Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council (EHOC), and Enterprise Bank And Trust today announced an agreement that the bank will invest more than $3.1 million in minority and low-income communities

The Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council (EHOC), and Enterprise Bank And Trust today announced an agreement that the bank will invest more than $3.1 million in minority and low-income communities

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Ames Lab Associate Scientist Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Daniel Shechtman
Daniel Shechtman won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the discovery of quasicrystals.” Shechtman is an associate scientist at the Department of Energy Ames Laboratory (see DOE news release), an Iowa State University professor of materials science and engineering, and the Philip Tobias Professor of Materials Science at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. He is currently at the Technion in Haifa, Israel. Read more about Shechtman at the OSTI DOE R&D Accomplishments website. DOE R&D Accomplishments is a central forum for information about significant outcomes of past DOE R&D widely recognized as remarkable advancements in science.

DOE-supported researcher takes 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics

Saul Perlmutter
Saul Perlmutter, a physicist at the DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and a professor of physics at the University of California at Berkeley, won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae” (see DOE press release). Perlmutter shares the prize with Brian Schmidt of the Australian National University and Adam Riess of Johns Hopkins University and Space Telescope Science Institute. Read more about Perlmutter at the OSTI DOE R&D Accomplishments website. DOE R&D Accomplishments is a central forum for information about significant outcomes of past DOE R&D widely recognized as remarkable advancements in science.

University of Puerto Rico featured at OSTI .EDUconnections

EDUconnectionsThe University of Puerto Rico provides numerous research opportunities for students, including the Mauyaquez High Energy Physics Group funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. Currently this group is working in the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland. Learn more about the University at the OSTI .EDUconnections website, and find related research documents.