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July 26, 2018
News Feature
Their work will deepen our understanding of matter in extreme conditions and fundamental particle physics.
Panofsky Fellows 2018
June 11, 2018
News Feature
By capturing the most energetic light in the sky, the spacecraft continues to teach us about the mysteries of the universe.
Fermi scientists Michelson, Atwood and Ritz
May 24, 2018
News Feature
This neutrino-watchers season preview will give you the rundown on what to expect to come out of neutrino research in the coming years.
May 7, 2018
Press Release
The SuperCDMS SNOLAB project, a multi-institutional effort led by SLAC, is expanding the hunt for dark matter to particles with properties not accessible to any other experiment.
SuperCDMS Detector 2
April 17, 2018
News Feature
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.
April 3, 2018
News Feature
The accomplished particle physicist will prepare the lab for its role in DUNE, a next-generation experiment designed to demystify neutrinos and their fundamental role in the universe.
Hirohisa Tanaka
February 12, 2018
News Feature
Installation of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument begins at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona.
Mayall Telescope Star Trails
January 9, 2018
News Feature
As members of the lab’s Computer Science Division, they develop the tools needed to handle ginormous data volumes produced by the next generation of scientific discovery machines.
SLAC Computer Science Team
November 21, 2017
News Feature
21 of these "science rafts" will go into the world's largest digital camera for astronomy, which is being assembled and tested at SLAC.
First LSST Science Raft
November 9, 2017
News Feature
Effort to improve the next generation of gravitational wave detectors includes atomic studies of new and better coatings for LIGO’s mirrors at SSRL.