Department of Energy
Tripling the energy and refining the shape of optical laser pulses at LCLS’s Matter in Extreme Conditions instrument allows researchers to recreate higher-pressure conditions and explore unsolved questions relevant to fusion energy, plasma physics and materials science.
Sensitive gamma-ray “eye” on NASA’s Fermi space telescope continues to provide unprecedented views of violent phenomena in the cosmos.
After losing its first match of the day to the defending champions, The Harker School’s team won 10 consecutive rounds to claim victory in the annual SLAC Regional DOE Science Bowl.
The contaminant binds to organic matter in sediments, which increases persistence in groundwater.
Underground experiment passes critical DOE review and prepares for startup in 2020.
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.
The White House announced $50 million in funding for ‘Battery500’, a five year effort, as part of a package of initiatives to accelerate adoption of electric vehicles in the U.S.
The 2015 event attracted 100 Bay Area high school students with San Jose’s Lynbrook High School emerging as the winner.
Orr's position encompasses both science and energy, including the Office of Science. SLAC is one of the national laboratories under the position's purview.