2006 News Releases

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Scientific & Technical Interest
1/12 Cosmic Battle Creates Milky Way-Sized Tunnel
1/12 Astronomers Weigh "Recycled" Millisecond Pulsar
4/24 NRL Researcher Studies Rare Ivory-billed Woodpecker
5/22 Researchers Report X-ray Detection of Binary Black Holes in Galaxy Cluster Abell 400
6/5 NRL Researchers Participate in T-REX Project
6/19 Radio "View" Sky Survey Nears Completion with New Data Release
7/31 NRL Assists Prince Albert II of Monaco During Arctic Expedition
8/14 NRL Researchers Investigate Early Solar System
9/14 Researchers Reveal Mystery of Bacterial Magnetism
9/25 Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence Marks 25 Years
10/17 3-D Study of Solar Activity Vital "Next Step" in Space Weather Prediction
10/30 First Global Ocean Model Developed at NRL Stennis
11/6 NRL Sensor to Measure Natural Airglow in the Upper Atmosphere
11/20 NRL Scientists Improve Ozone and UV Index Forecasts
11/27 Solar B EIS Telescope Uses NRL Optics for Small-Scale Observations of Solar Atmosphere
12/10 ANDE Risk Reduction Flight Launched on Space Shuttle Discovery

Featured Stories
2/6 NRL Scientists Recognized for Development of Extremity Body Armor
2/21 NRL Retiree Honored by Chemical Society of Washington
3/7 Dr. Paul Bernhardt Elected IEEE Fellow
3/28 Chemical Society of Washington Honors Dr. Carter T. White of NRL
4/8 Naval Research Laboratory Wins 2005 Roosevelts Gold Medal for Science
4/10 Dr. Patricia Pauley Recognized with Purdue University Alumni Award
5/3 Dr. Allan J. Tylka Elected APS Fellow; Receives AGU Editors' Citation for Excellence
6/14 Dr. Curtiss O. Davis Wins Presidential Rank of Meritorious Senior Professional Award
6/19 Dr. Bhakta Rath Receives Presidential Rank Award for Distinguished Executive
7/3 Library Association Recognizes NRL Chief Librarian with Innovations in Technology Award
7/12 Dr. Thomas Reinecke Receives Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Senior Professional
7/17 NRL Director of Research and Former Commanding Officer Receive Prestigious Technology Transfer Award
7/18 Dr. Gerald Borsuk Receives Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Executive
8/28 Dr. Alexander Efros Receives R.W. Wood Prize
9/22 Dr. Bhakta Rath Wins 2005 Saalfeld Award
9/23 Dr. Edward Metzbower Receives 2006 Schawlow Award
10/10 Dr. Lloyd Whitman Recognized with Nano 50 Award
10/31 Dr. Spiro Antiochos Receives NRL's E.O. Hulburt Award
11/14 Dr. Paul Bernhardt Receives Sigma Xi Award
11/20 Dr. Virginia DeGiorgi Receives University of Louisville Professional Award in Engineering
12/12 Dr. Bhakta Rath Recognized with DoD Distinguished Civilian Service Award
12/18 Dr. Amy Blum Receives 2006 Sigma Xi Young Investigator Award
12/18 Dr. Alexander Efros Wins Sigma Xi Pure Science Award
12/22 Dr. Elaine Oran Receives Society of Women Engineers Achievement Award
12/22 NRL Recognized with R&D 100 Award for MICHELLE Software Tool