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January 5, 2016
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A recent uptick in the discovery of the smallest, oldest galaxies benefits studies of dark matter, galaxy formation and the evolution of the unive
December 14, 2015
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Dark matter hunters of the LUX collaboration have ruled out a larger-than-ever range of properties that hypothetical dark matter particles might have had.
December 1, 2015
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Scientists don’t yet know what dark matter is made of, but they are full of ideas.
November 18, 2015
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Researchers are searching for a quantum theory of gravity that could help answer fundamental questions about the universe, from the very first moments after the Big Bang to the physics of black holes.
November 9, 2015
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KIPAC's Leonardo Senatore was among three Stanford professors to receive awards during a star-studded award ceremony Sunday night. Karl Deisseroth (pictured) took a top honor with a $3 million Breakthrough Prize in life science.
November 3, 2015
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Not only are we made of fundamental particles, we also produce them and are constantly bombarded by them throughout the day.
November 2, 2015
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Researchers hope that the new experiment will shine light on how elementary neutrinos morph from one type into another.
October 13, 2015
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It’s in the air we breathe, but it’s not so easy to get ahold of 10 metric tons of xenon in its liquid form for the LUX-ZEPLIN dark matter experiment.
September 23, 2015
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SLAC is ramping up its efforts to understand neutrinos – elusive fundamental particles whose properties may help researchers solve a number of cosmic mysteries.
September 21, 2015
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The DOE has approved the project’s scientific scope, schedule and funding. SLAC researchers are among the 200 physicists and astronomers who make up the international DESI Collaboration.

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