Archive for June, 2012

Artificial Leaf and Beyster Building Hawks

I recently read an article in the New Yorker magazine about the work being done by scientists to create a new sustainable source of energy: the artificial leaf. According to the article, scientists at Cal Tech and other universities and government laboratories are making good progress towards the goal of producing a thin, coated-silicon sheet […]

Last week we visited San Diego’s New Central Library which is currently under construction downtown. It is a magnificent structure — the dome is remarkable in both design and execution. They took us up in an elevator to examine all 10 floors of the building and I was quite impressed. The new building will double […]

We have recently begun the process of making revisions to our manuscript for The SAIC Solution, in preparation for the publication of a second edition of the book in early 2013. I need your help. If you have updates to our “Companies formed by SAIC alumni” chart (PDF) I would like you to post them […]

University of San Diego Luncheon Photos

A few weeks ago Betty and I took part in a luncheon at the University of San Diego to mark a donation we made to help fund the construction of a new nursing research and simulation training center on campus. I thought you might enjoy seeing some photos from this event, provided by Reminisce Photography […]

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  • Jim Russell: Some 45 years ago in early 1972, I flew out to La Jolla and met with Dr. Beyster to decide whether to...
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