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April 5, 2022
News Feature
The leaders of SLAC's Technology Innovation Directorate discuss how their group supports the lab's most innovative projects.
TID senior managers
March 10, 2022
News Feature
The Rubin Observatory's LSST Camera will take enormously detailed images of the night sky from atop a mountain in Chile. Down below the mountain, high-speed computers will send the data out into the world. What happens in between?
February 16, 2022
News Feature
Researchers mimicked these extreme impacts in the lab and discovered new details about how they transform minerals in Earth’s crust.
meteor
January 19, 2022
News Feature
DESI has already mapped out more galaxies than all previous 3D surveys combined, and it's just getting started.
Mayall Telescope Star Trails
December 8, 2021
News Feature
Through her work with this nationwide program, Curry plans to make high-power laser facilities more accessible to researchers.
Chandra Breanne Curry
November 3, 2021
News Feature
Managing the unprecedented amount of data that will soon stream from Rubin Observatory means more than buying tons of hard drives. SLAC scientist Richard Dubois explains what will go into Rubin’s U.S. data facility.
A bearded man with glasses poses at a railing inside a building.
October 25, 2021
News Feature
A new analysis of the South Pole-based telescope’s cosmic microwave background observations has all but ruled out several popular models of inflation.
A telescope pokes out from a metal dish.
October 7, 2021
News Feature
High-power lasers will work in concert with the lab’s X-ray laser to dramatically improve our understanding of matter in extreme conditions.
diamond rain
September 13, 2021
News Feature
Their work helps reveal the inner workings of cells and the behavior of matter under extreme pressures and temperatures.
July 28, 2021
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Fulfilling a prediction of Einstein’s theory of General Relativity, researchers report the first-ever recordings of X-ray emissions from the far side of a black hole.
Black Hole

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