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August 14, 2017
News Feature
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are on a quest to solve one of physics’ biggest mysteries: What exa
LZ Dark Matter Detector
August 8, 2017
News Feature
Prototype tests of the future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment are in full swing.
SuperCDMS
August 3, 2017
Press Release
SLAC and Stanford astrophysicists made crucial contributions to the galaxy survey, showing that the universe clumps and expands as predicted by our best cosmological models.
Blanco Telescope
July 24, 2017
News Feature
A unique groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of construction of the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility – future home of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, which promises to shed new light on how the universe works and why matter exists.
DUNE Groundbreaking
June 20, 2017
News Feature
A NASA rocket experiment could use the Doppler effect to look for signs of dark matter in mysterious X-ray emissions from space.
May 26, 2017
News Feature
The Heavy Photon Search at Jefferson Lab is looking for a hypothetical particle from a hidden “dark sector.”
May 10, 2017
News Feature
Sensitive gamma-ray “eye” on NASA’s Fermi space telescope continues to provide unprecedented views of violent phenomena in the cosmos.
Fermi in Space
May 2, 2017
Press Release
An excess of gamma rays at the center of the Milky Way, previously discussed as a sign of dark matter, is likely caused by the superdense remains of ancient stars.
April 10, 2017
News Feature
Two astrophysicists and a theoretical physicist discuss how the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will probe the nature of dark matter and dark energy by taking an unprecedentedly enormous scan of the sky.
March 17, 2017
News Feature
Astrophysicists Eric Charles and Mattia Di Mauro discuss the surprising glow of our neighbor galaxy.

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