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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.
May 10, 2017
News Feature
Sensitive gamma-ray “eye” on NASA’s Fermi space telescope continues to provide unprecedented views of violent phenomena in the cosmos.
Fermi in Space
May 2, 2017
Press Release
An excess of gamma rays at the center of the Milky Way, previously discussed as a sign of dark matter, is likely caused by the superdense remains of ancient stars.
April 18, 2017
News Feature
Explore the fourth dimension, from processes that occur in billions of years down to tiny slivers of a second.
April 12, 2017
Press Release
Join us for five days of ultrafast science from April 17 to 21.
April 10, 2017
News Feature
Two astrophysicists and a theoretical physicist discuss how the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will probe the nature of dark matter and dark energy by taking an unprecedentedly enormous scan of the sky.
March 17, 2017
News Feature
Astrophysicists Eric Charles and Mattia Di Mauro discuss the surprising glow of our neighbor galaxy.
January 13, 2017
News Feature
Most experiments searching for mysterious dark matter require massive colliders, but Stanford physicist and SLAC collaborator Peter Graham advocates a different, less costly approach.

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