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May 20, 2015
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Researchers at SLAC are setting up a test stand and liquid xenon purification system for the future LZ experiment, which is scheduled to begin its search for dark matter particles in 2019.
May 12, 2015
News Feature
SLAC scientists and engineers celebrated the completion of a new clean room, where the lab will assemble the camera of the future Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.
April 13, 2015
News Feature
Dark Energy Survey scientists have released a detailed map of dark matter – crucial information for a better understanding of galaxy formation and dark energy.
March 10, 2015
News Feature
Reports by groups including Dark Energy Survey and Large Area Telescope scientists may provide new clues about the properties of mysterious dark matter.
February 26, 2015
News Feature
When SuperCDMS SNOLAB turns on in 2018 at the underground science laboratory in Canada, it will be able to see dark matter particles 10 times lighter than previous searches.
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
February 13, 2015
News Feature
The Large Hadron Collider gears up for restart.
January 21, 2015
News Feature
SLAC’s team of dark matter hunters recently gained a new member.
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.

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