October 7, 2005
 

 

 New SSRL Director Steps Forward

By Heather Rock Woods

Innovative x-ray scientist and Stanford Professor Joachim Stöhr became the new director of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory (SSRL) on October 1.

“I’m looking forward to continuing to attract the best scientists to our outstanding facilities to produce basic and applied research with tremendous benefits for society,” said Stöhr.  

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Terror of the Tudor Seas Suffers from Sulfur

By Heather Rock Woods

Henry III’s warship, the Mary Rose, wreaked havoc on the French navy for 34 years until she was wrecked in 1545. Salvaged from the sea in 1982, she now rests in the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth, England. Pieces of her helm, however, recently traveled to Menlo Park, California and Grenoble, France where intense x-rays pierced the wood analyzing the sulfur and iron within.

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All New 'SLAC TODAY' Premieres October 10

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The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center is managed by Stanford University for the US Department of Energy

Last update Friday October 07, 2005 Chip Dalby