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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.
October 23, 2017
News Feature
The astrophysicist is recognized for her leadership, mentorship and innovative work in understanding how galaxies form.
October 16, 2017
News Feature
The Advanced LIGO gravitational wave detectors have announced their first observation of a binary neutron star coalescence.
October 9, 2017
News Feature
System tests at SLAC continue with 32 light sensors - up from a single one - in a small-scale version of the future experiment, which will use nearly 500 of them.
LZ PMT Array
October 5, 2017
News Feature
Instead of searching for dark matter particles, a new device will search for dark matter waves.
Dark Matter Radio Team
September 6, 2017
News Feature
The summer school explored upcoming opportunities to expand our understanding of the universe and its fundamental physics, from mysterious dark matter to recently detected gravitational waves.
2017 SSI Group Photo

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