In Rome, the Santa Chiara

Worn down by three days of non-stop viewings of ceramic tiles at the fantastic Cersaie International Exhibition in Bologna, Italy a few weeks back, I hastily slipped onto a fast train – and made tracks for Rome. Waiting there for me was a room at the Alberga Santa Chiara. I’d reserved it months ago, at …

AFRL researchers honored with Affiliate Societies Council award

Three researchers from Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate were recently named recipients of the 2017 Affiliate Societies Council Outstanding Engineers and Scientists Award. Dr. Eric Lindgren, Dr. Joy Haley and Doug Carter will be recognized at an upcoming ASC awards banquet. The Outstanding Engineers and Scientists Award recognizes individuals with superior accomplishments …

Baker gone as manager of Nationals after 2 NL East titles

WASHINGTON (AP) Dusty Baker’s time as the manager of the Washington Nationals is over after two seasons, two NL East titles and zero playoff series victories. The Nationals announced Friday that they would not be bringing Baker back. His two-year deal with the club is expiring. The contracts for the members of Baker’s coaching staff …