In the News
Engineering in Light-Harvesting Materials
A recent article in Nano Letters was highlighted in the MRS Materials News for July 2010. (Scroll to fifth article in the list of MRS News Links.)
- Berkeley Scientists Discover Inexpensive Metal Catalyst for Generating Hydrogen from Water
- New Path To Solar Energy Via Solid-State Photovoltaics
- Turning Sunlight into Liquid Fuels: Berkeley Lab Researchers Create a Nano-sized Photocatalyst for Artificial Photosynthesis
HELIOS Stars in Primetime TV Broadcast
Following the presidential debate on 7 October 2008, ABC 7 News (KGO TV) broadcast an hour-long special program called “Energy Innovation.” The show featured interviews with Paul Alivisatos talking about Helios and the use of artificial photosynthesis to produce liquid transportation fuels. Another topic of the program was the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), featuring Jay Keasling and Blake Simmons talking about the conversion of lignocellulose into liquid biofuels.