Symposium Celebrates 60 Years of Discovery at Brookhaven Lab

Full-day event features talks on accelerators, addiction, nanoscience, climate, energy, and more

As part of its 60th anniversary celebration, Brookhaven Lab hosted a full-day symposium for employees, guests and others interested in hearing renowned scientists speak about past and current developments in fields in which Brookhaven Lab has been and continues to be a pioneer. On October 19, 2007, talks on topics ranging from nuclear and particle physics to neuroimaging, nanoscience, climate change, and energy were presented.

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Part 1 |  Part 2 |  Part 3 |  Part 4 |  Part 5 

Part 1

Part 1 video
1:34:45 BNL reflections
Sam Aronson, BNL Director
Accelerator Design and Instrumentation
Robert Palmer, Senior Physicist, BNL
Veljko Radeka, Division Head, Instrumentation Division, BNL
Part 2

Part 2 video

1:18:07 Basic Energy Sciences
Martin Blume, Senior Physicist Emeritus, BNL, and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, American Physical Society
Seamus Davis, Professor of Physics, Cornell University, and BNL
Part 3

Part 3 video

1:07:45 Nuclear and Particle Physics
William Zajc, Professor of Physics, Columbia University
Nicholas Samios, Director, RIKEN BNL Research Center, BNL
Part 4

Part 4 video

1:21:28 Life Sciences
Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health
Wayne Hendrickson, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University
Part 5

Part 5 video

1:36:47 Computational Biology
David Keyes, Fu Foundation Professor of Applied Mathematics, Columbia University
Climate Change
Stephen Schwartz, Senior Chemist, BNL, and Chief Scientist, DOE Atmospheric Science Program
Dan Nocera, W.M. Keck Professor of Energy and Professor of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology



PDF version of the 60th Anniversary Science Symposium agenda

Photo of Aronson
Director Sam Aronson

Photo of Samios
Nicholas Samios

Photo of Volkow
Nora Volkow

Photo of Schwartz
Stephen Schwartz

Photo of Blume
Martin Blume

Symposium Speaker
Seamus Davis

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Robert Palmer

Not pictured: Veljko Radeka, William Zajc, Wayne Hendrickson, David Keyes, Dan Nocera, and James Misewich.