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August 1, 2018
News Feature
Researchers from SLAC and around the world increasingly use machine learning to handle Big Data produced in modern experiments and to study some of the most fundamental properties of the universe.
Machine Learning in HEP
July 26, 2018
News Feature
Their work will deepen our understanding of matter in extreme conditions and fundamental particle physics.
Panofsky Fellows 2018
June 27, 2018
News Feature
SLAC and Stanford researchers are developing a device that combines electrical brain stimulation with EEG recording, opening potential new paths for treating neurological disorders.
Neurostimulation
May 7, 2018
Press Release
The SuperCDMS SNOLAB project, a multi-institutional effort led by SLAC, is expanding the hunt for dark matter to particles with properties not accessible to any other experiment.
SuperCDMS Detector 2
April 17, 2018
News Feature
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.
LSST
April 3, 2018
News Feature
The accomplished particle physicist will prepare the lab for its role in DUNE, a next-generation experiment designed to demystify neutrinos and their fundamental role in the universe.
Hirohisa Tanaka
November 21, 2017
News Feature
21 of these "science rafts" will go into the world's largest digital camera for astronomy, which is being assembled and tested at SLAC.
First LSST Science Raft
November 9, 2017
News Feature
Effort to improve the next generation of gravitational wave detectors includes atomic studies of new and better coatings for LIGO’s mirrors at SSRL.
October 9, 2017
News Feature
System tests at SLAC continue with 32 light sensors - up from a single one - in a small-scale version of the future experiment, which will use nearly 500 of them.
LZ PMT Array
September 6, 2017
News Feature
The summer school explored upcoming opportunities to expand our understanding of the universe and its fundamental physics, from mysterious dark matter to recently detected gravitational waves.
2017 SSI Group Photo

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