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Posted on 14 July 2018 | 1:11 pm
Richard L. Wahl, MD, receives SNMMI 2018
EurekAlert (press release)Richard L. Wahl, MD, receives SNMMI 2018 Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer AwardEurekAlert (press release)The list of previous recipients of this award includes numerous Nobel laureates--such as Ernest Lawrence, who invented the world's first cyclotron for the production of radionuclides, and Glenn Seaborg, who discovered more than half a dozen new elements.and more »
Posted on 25 June 2018 | 7:43 am
Confessions of a campus ambassador - Daily
Daily CalifornianConfessions of a campus ambassadorDaily CalifornianSlowly, I mastered all the classic tour jokes, one of my favorite being that you can rearrange Nobel laureate Glenn T. Seaborg's last name to spell “Go Bears.” Yet there's one joke that appears nearly every tour that isn't funny, one that isn't made by ...
Posted on 10 May 2018 | 2:13 pm
The 'aha moment' that led to nuclear physics
The 'aha moment' that led to nuclear physicsUniversity of CaliforniaWhat's inside an atom? It's not a trivia question. Physicists in the early 20th century knew that atoms contained component parts — electrons and a nucleus with protons and neutrons within. But nobody knew what the inside of an atom actually looked like.
Posted on 10 April 2018 | 1:32 pm
Historically Speaking: Interest in
Oak RidgerHistorically Speaking: Interest in ORNL-developed molten salt reactorOak RidgerAEC Chairman Glenn Seaborg, who co-discovered U-233 with ORNL chemist Ray Stoughton, was given the honor of starting up the MSRE on the U-233 fuel. ORNL's Dick Engel, who died recently, showed Seaborg how to operate the controls. How does a ...
Posted on 23 March 2018 | 1:17 pm
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