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October 15, 2014
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Nobel Prize-winning scientists and other prominent researchers, including new directors for SLAC's X-ray laser and synchrotron, gave talks during an Oct. 7-10 event.
Image - SLAC Director Chi-Chang Kao discusses the lab's strategic plan during the LCLS/SSRL Annual Users' Meeting and Workshops. (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
October 13, 2014
News Feature
Johnson and his team assist scientists with synchrotron experiments and work to keep X-ray beamlines running at SLAC.
Image - Bart Johnson of SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource is congratulated by X-ray science luminary Farrel W. Lytle after receiving an annual award. (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
September 11, 2014
News Feature
Three scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have received international prizes for their achievements in free-electron laser science.
Image - From left, SLAC's Erik Hemsing, Zhirong Huang and William Fawley accept awards during the 36th International Free Electron Laser Conference in Basel, Switzerland. At right is SLAC's Paul Emma, who served as this year's FEL Prize committee chairman
September 2, 2014
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A postdoctoral researcher, whose work at SLAC's synchrotron was key in adapting an X-ray technique to probe chemical bonds in new ways, will receive an annual scientific award.
Image - Chris Pollock monitors an experiment at SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource. (Courtesy of Chris Pollock)
May 2, 2014
News Feature
SLAC recently hosted a forward-looking group of theoretical and experimental particle physicists. Their purpose: Follow the science to determine what a post-LHC collider could teach us about the universe.
Photo - Members of the Physics at 100 TeV workshop
December 6, 2013
A panel met at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to look for promising routes to the study of dark matter, dark energy and other phenomena.
November 27, 2013
News Feature
SLAC's Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) recently hosted many of the top scientists in the field to discuss the most important questions to confront in the coming decade.
KIPAC mosaic
July 31, 2013
News Feature
For the 41st annual Particle Physics & Astrophysics Department’s SLAC Summer Institute (SSI), organizers introduced a successful new feature.