2003 News Releases

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Scientific & Technical Interest
1/6 New Radio Images of Milky Way's Center Revise View of Magnetic Fields
1/6 NRL WindSat Experiment Launches January 6
1/13 NRL Technologies Demonstrated During Chicago Drill
1/20 NRL Donates Clementine Spacecraft to National Air and Space Museum
1/22 NRL Flight Support Detachment Marks 40 years
2/3 Indium Arsenide Nanowires Spontaneously Organize in Three Dimensions
2/3 Creating Nanowires That Really Stack Up
2/10 Methane Hydrates: an Abundance of Frozen, Clean Energy from the Sea
2/13 Harnessing Bio/Molecular Properties for Nanoelectronic Devices
2/14 Lipid Tubule Research Leading to Electronic Composite Development
3/10 Vanguard Satellite Marks 45 Years in Space
3/17 NRL Scientists Study the Changing Sun
3/24 Homeland Defense Science and Technology is Highlighted in Science
3/30 NRL Oceanographers Develop Optical Water Mass Classification System for Coastal Waters
4/15 Navy Scientists Discover New Approach to Use Carbon Nanotubes in Electronics and Bio-Chemical Sensors
5/6 NRL Scientists Study Effects of Asian Aerosols on U. S. Atmosphere
6/3 Study Finds Space Shuttle Exhaust Creates Night-Shining Clouds
6/10 NRL Scientists Develop Technique to Design Living Tissue
6/30 NRL Marks 80-Year Anniversary
7/28 Experimental NRL C4I Suite Deployed in War on Iraq
8/4 DNA Goes for the Gold
8/25 NRL Scientists Create Fast, Accurate Software Tool to Detect Chemical, Biological, and Radiation Threats
9/22 NRL Reconnaissance System Developments Contribute to Operation Iraqi Freedom
10/5 Naval Research Laboratory Rededicates Pier
10/16 Naval Research Laboratory Opens New Nanoscience Research Laboratory
11/5 Columbus Fellowship Foundation Honors Dr. Frances Ligler with First Homeland Security Award
11/20 NRL Sensor to Measure Natural Airglow in the Upper Atmosphere

Featured Stories
2/25 NRL Space Scientist is National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee
3/6 Dr. Elaine Oran Elected to the National Academy of Engineering
4/7 NRL Materials Scientists Recognized by the APS
4/22 Dr. Ashraf Imam Receives George Kimbell Burgess Award
4/29 IPMA Recognizes NRL Human Resources Team for Management Plan and Practices
5/13 Dr. Judith Lean Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
5/27 Dr. Jeffrey Bowles Receives Technology Transfer Award
7/7 D.C. School Salutes NRL Volunteers
7/14 Dr. Brenda Little Recognized for Research in Marine Molecular Processes
7/21 NRL-Developed Technology Wins First Place Ingenuity Award
8/18 Two NRL Scientists Receive TTCP Awards
9/6 Dr. David Singh Receives E.O. Hulburt Award
9/29 NRL's Dr. Ed McCafferty Recognized for Corrosion Research
10/9 Annual NRL Sigma Xi Awards Recognize Scientists for Original Research Achievements
12/8 Dr. Gene Layman Receives DoD Modeling and Simulation Award