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April 13, 2015
News Feature
Dark Energy Survey scientists have released a detailed map of dark matter – crucial information for a better understanding of galaxy formation and dark energy.
April 9, 2015
News Feature
Indirect detection experiments might be the key to discovering invisible dark matter.
March 10, 2015
News Feature
Reports by groups including Dark Energy Survey and Large Area Telescope scientists may provide new clues about the properties of mysterious dark matter.
March 9, 2015
News Feature
Two recent meetings at SLAC brought together experts working on computer hardware and software for LSST – a future telescope that will provide unprecedented views of the sky and may solve some of the biggest mysteries of the universe.
March 3, 2015
News Feature
The LSST system will alert scientists to changes in space in near-real time.
January 30, 2015
News Feature
A previous study claiming the discovery of gravitational waves as cosmic inflation’s fingerprint has most likely been over-interpreted, scientists found in a joint analysis between the Planck and BICEP2 experiments.
January 9, 2015
Press Release
Plans to build the world’s largest digital camera at SLAC have reached a major milestone, with funding approval for the 3,200-megapixel camera. The camera will be the centerpiece of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), which will provide unprecedented details of the universe and help address some of its biggest mysteries.
November 26, 2014
News Feature
Abel, associate physics professor at Stanford and at SLAC and acting director of KIPAC, was recognized for the advances he’s made using supercomputers to explore the first billion years of cosmic history.
Photo - tom abel
October 24, 2014
News Feature
Cosmic inflation refers to a period of rapid, accelerated expansion that scientists think took place about 14 billion years ago.
October 8, 2014
News Feature
Astrophysicists inspire space-related projects at a 24-hour hack-a-thon in San Francisco.

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