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October 13, 2020
Symmetry
Rubin Observatory will bring new capabilities to the studies of dark matter and dark energy.
September 30, 2020
News Feature
Daniel Ratner, head of SLAC’s machine learning initiative, explains the lab’s unique opportunities to advance scientific discovery through machine learning.
Daniel Ratner
September 8, 2020
Press Release
The camera will explore cosmic mysteries as part of the Rubin Observatory’s Legacy Survey of Space and Time.
LSSTCam Focal Plane Header
August 25, 2020
News Feature
Their work uses machine learning to transform the way scientists tune particle accelerators for experiments and solve longstanding mysteries in astrophysics and cosmology.
Portraits of Auralee Edelen and Kimmy Wu
August 5, 2020
News Feature
Researchers developed a way to measure the basic properties of matter at the highest pressures thus far achieved in a controlled laboratory experiment.
White dwarf
August 4, 2020
News Feature
Observations of dwarf galaxies around the Milky Way have yielded simultaneous constraints on three popular theories of dark matter.
July 2, 2020
News Feature
New research could offer insights into the formation of planets like Earth and inform the design of more resilient materials.
Iron impact header
June 16, 2020
News Feature
It could offer insights into the evolution of planetary systems and guide scientists hoping to harness nuclear fusion as a new source of energy.
Scattered photons
June 5, 2020
In experiments at the National Ignition Facility, a SLAC-led team found new details about how supernovas boost charged particles to nearly the speed of light.
A computer simulation of the turbulent magnetic fields in two plasma shock waves, which were created in the lab to mimic astrophysical shocks.
June 4, 2020
News Feature
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, which will map millions of galaxies in 3D from a mountaintop in Arizona, has reached its final milestone toward its startup.
Mayall Telescope Star Trails

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