Nobel laureate to be next US energy secretary

 作者:汤蕊     |      日期:2017-09-14 02:32:03
TEAM Obama’s scientific clout has been further boosted by the choice of Nobel laureate Steven Chu for Secretary of Energy. Chu, who is currently the director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California, shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1997 for trapping atoms using lasers. He will be the first science laureate appointed to the US cabinet. As the energy department is the biggest US government supporter of research into the physical sciences,