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August 25, 2017
News Feature
The emeritus physicist was honored for the development of novel detectors that have greatly advanced experiments in particle physics, especially BABAR, which looked into the matter-antimatter imbalance of the universe.
Blair Ratcliff 2017 DPF Instrumentation Award
August 21, 2017
Press Release
SLAC’s X-ray laser and Matter in Extreme Conditions instrument allow researchers to examine the exotic precipitation in real time as it materializes in the laboratory.
A cutaway depicts the interior of Neptune (right) and an illustration of diamond rain (left)
August 14, 2017
News Feature
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are on a quest to solve one of physics’ biggest mysteries: What exa
LZ Dark Matter Detector
August 10, 2017
News Feature
Zeeshan Ahmed, Frederico Fiuza and Emilio Nanni will each receive about $2.5 million over five years to pursue cutting-edge research into cosmic inflation, plasma acceleration and using terahertz waves to accelerate particles.
SLAC's 2017 DOE Early Career Award winners
August 8, 2017
News Feature
Prototype tests of the future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment are in full swing.
SuperCDMS
August 3, 2017
Press Release
SLAC and Stanford astrophysicists made crucial contributions to the galaxy survey, showing that the universe clumps and expands as predicted by our best cosmological models.
Blanco Telescope
July 24, 2017
News Feature
A unique groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of construction of the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility – future home of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, which promises to shed new light on how the universe works and why matter exists.
DUNE Groundbreaking
July 3, 2017
News Feature
The raft is part of the sensor array that will make up the crucial camera segment of the telescope.
June 27, 2017
News Feature
The era of multi-messenger astronomy promises rich rewards—and a steep learning curve.

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