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Science at the Theater: 8 Big Ideas for a Better Planet

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“At Berkeley Lab, we pride ourselves on great, socially responsible ideas. But can we explain them in a way that non-scientists can understand — and applaud — in only 8 minutes? The answer is yes and we proved it on October 8th at Oakland’s Kaiser Theater as 8 Berkeley Lab scientists took the stage and brought the latest science on everything from solar-powered vaccine refrigerators and cool roof maps to radiation pills and space dust.”

LBNL Researchers Work on New Materials to Shrink Computer Chips

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Are we approaching the end of Moore’s Law? In this video, Berkeley Lab Staff Scientist Deirdre Olynick describes how the Lab is working to develop new new photoresist materials that will enable computer chips to get smaller and faster.

Supercomputing and the Search for Supernovae

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In this video, Berkeley Lab’s Peter Nugent presents: “Supercomputing and the search for supernovae.” The talk was part of the Eight Big Ideas night, where eight Berkeley Lab scientists presented eight game-changing concepts in eight minutes each.