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August 9, 2016
News Feature
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument will measure light from 35 million cosmic objects for new insights into what causes the universe to expand faster and faster.
June 22, 2016
News Feature
Computer models predict how the first clumps of matter formed – and what our universe's future holds.
May 16, 2016
News Feature
KIPAC researchers mourn the loss of the Hitomi spacecraft but are thrilled about the data it was still able to capture.
May 6, 2016
News Feature
Astronomers around the world are looking for visible sources of gravitational waves.
February 19, 2016
News Feature
It will provide new insights into the physics of black holes, the formation of chemical elements, stars and galaxies, and the evolution of the universe itself.
January 14, 2016
News Feature
Next-generation telescopic surveys will work hand-in-hand with supercomputers to study the nature of dark energy.
January 7, 2016
News Feature
Fermi scientist Matthew Wood discusses major improvements to the Fermi Large Area Telescope, including increasing its sensitivity to the equivalent of launching another LAT.
November 17, 2015
News Feature
It’s not easy being clean.
September 21, 2015
News Feature
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.
August 31, 2015
Press Release
The Department of Energy has approved the start of construction for a 3.2-gigapixel digital camera – the world’s largest – at the heart of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST).