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March 9, 2015
News Feature
Two recent meetings at SLAC brought together experts working on computer hardware and software for LSST – a future telescope that will provide unprecedented views of the sky and may solve some of the biggest mysteries of the universe.
February 19, 2015
News Feature
Citizen scientists dive into particle physics and astrophysics research.
February 13, 2015
News Feature
Honored for early theoretical predictions that helped elucidate the nature of the strong force and the structure of the proton, he is still shaking things up today.
SLAC theoretical physicist James D. "BJ" Bjorken
January 12, 2015
News Feature
After more than six years of grinding and polishing, the first-ever dual-surface mirror for a major telescope is complete.
January 9, 2015
Press Release
Plans to build the world’s largest digital camera at SLAC have reached a major milestone, with funding approval for the 3,200-megapixel camera. The camera will be the centerpiece of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), which will provide unprecedented details of the universe and help address some of its biggest mysteries.
October 24, 2014
News Feature
Cosmic inflation refers to a period of rapid, accelerated expansion that scientists think took place about 14 billion years ago.
August 18, 2014
News Feature
In September, DES will make data collected in its first season freely available to researchers.
August 11, 2014
News Feature
A team of scientists generated a giant cosmic simulation—and now they're giving it away.
August 4, 2014
News Feature
SLAC is leading the construction of LSST's 3,200-megapixel camera. The telescope will start surveying the entire visible southern sky in 2022.
July 24, 2014
News Feature
Step on a scale and you’ll get a quick measure of your weight. Weighing galaxy clusters, groups of hundreds or thousands of galaxies bound together by gravity, isn’t so easy. But scientists have many ways to do it.

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