This Date in UCSF History: Regents renew
SynapseThis Date in UCSF History: Regents renew contracts for Nuclear Weapons LabsSynapse"No other management could offer the unique academic ties or manage it in a neutral manner," Glenn Seaborg said in 1985. Seaborg, associate director of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, won the Nobel Prize for discovering plutonium, a key ingredient of ...
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 10:21 am
Science, Schmience - North Coast Journal
North Coast JournalScience, SchmienceNorth Coast JournalScience works? Another Reverend Barry hallelujah ("Science. It Works, etc.," Aug. 24). Atomic terror, global warming, overpopulation, the epidemic of cancer, global pollution — science works, yeah. Atomic Glenn Seaborg said, "People must understand ...
Posted on 21 September 2017 | 1:18 am
Paul Alivisatos is UC Berkeley's new provost
Daily CalifornianPaul Alivisatos is UC Berkeley's new provost — is this his final stop?Daily CalifornianHe needed to clear his head. He had just gotten his doctorate in chemistry from UC Berkeley, the home of J. Robert Oppenheimer, Glenn T. Seaborg and Melvin Calvin — the home of American chemistry. Set to start his first postgraduate job, he bought a ...
Posted on 11 September 2017 | 9:42 pm
These female scientists should have won the
Chemical & Engineering NewsThese female scientists should have won the NobelChemical & Engineering NewsHoffman also isolated and characterized fermium-257—work that represented a monumental advance in the understanding of the fission process, according to the late Nobel Prize winner Glenn T. Seaborg. Hoffman also studied the chemical and nuclear ...
Posted on 11 September 2017 | 8:22 am
Ed White receives Glenn T. Seaborg Award -
Daily CalifornianEd White receives Glenn T. Seaborg AwardDaily CalifornianThe career achievements of the All-American were recently recognized in the decision to honor White as a recipient of the coveted Glenn T. Seaborg Award. Established in 1995, the award is presented annually to a former Cal football player who has ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 8:45 am
Paul Larson to Receive Glenn Seaborg Award
BERKELEY – Paul Larson, one of the most versatile football players in Cal history, has been selected as the 21st recipient of the Glenn T. Seaborg Award. The official presentation will take place during a ceremony when the Golden Bears host Washington ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:24 am
Good Guy Spy from Moraga's Past
She did remember "all these famous men" her father knew, including Glenn Seaborg (Atomic Energy Commission chairman throughout the 1960s) and her godfather Ernest Lawrence lounging around her family's pool. It was no mere coincidence that Tibbetts was ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 1:01 pm
CWRU professor Alan Rocke featured in PBS
Produced by science journalist and filmmaker Stephen Lyons, "The Mystery of Matter" uses dramatization to tell the stories of Antoine Lavoisier, Joseph Priestly, Dmitri Mendeleev, Humprhy Davy, Marie Curie, Glenn Seaborg and Harry Moseley. If the periodic ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 12:35 am
Glenn Seaborg | A Chemist Goes to War
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Posted on 18 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
PBS Docudrama Brings Discovery Of The
Chemistry giants Humphry Davy, Dmitri Mendeleev, Marie Curie, and Harry Moseley each get their own tale. And the show finishes with Glenn Seaborg’s groundbreaking research on transuranic elements. “It’s the story of how the elements came about ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 11:15 am