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Today

Noon
Yoga Club
Class with Naomi Hartwig

Bldg. 70-191

Noon
Dance Club
Samba Practice

Bldg. 51 Lobby


Monday

Noon
Yoga Club
Class with Inna Belogolovsky

Bldg. 70-191

Noon
Dance Club
Review of Salsa, Waltz, East & West Coast Swing, Tango

Bldg. 51 Lobby

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Breakfast: Biscuits and Country Gravy with Two Eggs
Cultural Cuisine: California Burrito Bar

Pizza: Greek
Deli: Honey Dijon Ham Panini
Grill: Philly Cheese Steak with French Fries
Carvery: Rosemary Flank Steak with Roasted Potatoes

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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IN THE NEWS


Is Nuclear Power
A Viable Energy Source?

As the U.S. begins to take a serious look at how to tackle climate change and its ongoing dependence on foreign oil, nuclear energy is capturing widespread attention for the first time in more than a generation. No new reactors have been ordered since 1979, but the Bush administration is pushing development of new nuclear plants and the refurbishment of existing ones. While some scientists have expressed concerns over cost and safety, others, such as Berkeley Lab Director Steve Chu, feel exploring nuclear options, along with renewable energy and conservation research, is important in the fight against climate change. Full story.

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iPhone Search Tool
Technology Released

SeeqPod, Inc., a search and discovery technology company which allows users to instantly play search results, recently announced the release of a new iPhone widget. The widget enables iPhone users to search for, discover, and play music from the Internet. Originally developed at Berkeley Lab, SeeqPod’s technology, based on a biomimetic approach, works by mimicking the way the human brain processes information and creates associations. Full story.
ANNOUNCEMENTS


Lab Issues Notices
For Helios, CRT Projects

Berkeley Lab issued two Notices of Preparation yesterday for two draft environmental impact reports (EIRs) that will evaluate the environmental impacts of the Helios Energy Research Facility project and the Computational Research and Theory (CRT) Facility project. Go here for more information on the proposed projects and to download copies of the two Notices of Preparation. The documents are also available at the Berkeley Public Library and the Berkeley Lab Library. The period to provide comments on the scope of the draft EIRs is 30 days, extending from July 26 to Aug. 24.

New Website Launched
For Scientific Reports

The Department of Energy’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information has recently launched a new website — Science Accelerator — that offers the ability to perform one-stop searches for documents generated by Science Conference Proceedings, DOE R&D Accomplishments, DOE R&D Project Summaries, Energy Citations Database, EnergyFiles, E-print Network, Federal R&D Project Summaries, and Information Bridge. Go here to access Science Accelerator.

Trail on Centennial
Closed Until Aug. 3

The Jordan Fire Trail, a popular jogging path that runs along Centennial Road, will be closed for construction next Monday through Friday. A new culvert is being installed that will improve water flow in the campus hill area and prevent damage from large storms to nearby roads and paths.
SPECIAL EVENT




Dance Club Party and New Fox Trot Series

The Dance Club is hosting a party on Friday, Aug. 3, in the Building 51 (Bevatron) Lobby from noon to 1 p.m.  Employees interested in learning new dance steps as well as reviewing previous genres are welcome to attend. The club will also begin a new series on the Fox Trot starting Monday, Aug. 6, same time and location. No partner or dance experience is required for either event.

 
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