Members in the Media

“Although Iran might claim that this work is for civil purposes, there is no civil application…This is a very strong indicator of weapons work.”
David Albright, Institute for Science and International Security, (District of Columbia) after scrutinizing secret documents about Iran’s nuclear program, United Press International, December 14, 2009. 

“My job is neat…The improvements in time and frequency measurements have made possible a revolution in telecommunications services and other important technological advancements for our country.”
Judah Levine, NIST (CO-2nd), The Washington Post, January 4, 2010.

“Europeans only used half as much energy per dollar of GDP, and it was clear that their lifestyle was as good as ours.”
Arthur H. Rosenfeld, California Energy Commission, (CA-9th), The Los Angeles Times, January 11, 2010. 

“It is a tool that will allow us to see what was previously unseen.”
Persis Drell, SLAC, (CA-14th) on the Linac Coherent Light Source, The New York Times, October 17, 2009. 

“The petascale supercomputer gives us the capacity to look for similarities across whole populations of acute patients.”
Tanmoy Bhattacharya, (NM-3rd) on using the world’s fastest supercomputer to create a comprehensive model of HIV’s evolutionary history, UPI, October 29, 2009. 

“Nationally, this is the first effort to have physical scientists work together in close proximity with oncologists. This has never been done before.”
Jan Liphardt, UC Berkeley, (CA-9th) describing how University of California at Berkeley is part of a new national effort to combat cancer by scientists from a variety of backgrounds,, October 28, 2009.

“Without the stimulus money, we would have sat on the sidelines.”
Wim Pieter Leemans, Berkeley National Lab, (CA-9th) on the infusion of funds for the Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator, The New York Times, October 17, 2009.

“We have codes to protect buildings in earthquake-prone cities like Toyko…We don’t have anything like that in the financial world.”
Eugene Stanley, Boston University, (MA-8th),, September 15, 2009