Posts tagged with ‘berkeley lab’
Caught a glimpse of a ‘shooting star’ (meteor) last eve and thought about our plan to book an interview with researchers involved in the first analysis of stardust that was collected during NASA’s Stardust Mission. The Berkeley Lab was one of the facilities that analyzed tiny specks of interstellar dust and found they are more complex in composition and structure than previously imagined.
Anthropologists, linguists and enthnographers were among the first to adopt sound recording as a tool for research. Physicist Carl Haber of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory developed technology to restore and preserve historic sound recordings, including California Native American languages, songs and stories that were recorded in the early 1900s on wax cylinders.