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August 25, 2017
News Feature
The emeritus physicist was honored for the development of novel detectors that have greatly advanced experiments in particle physics, especially BABAR, which looked into the matter-antimatter imbalance of the universe.
Blair Ratcliff 2017 DPF Instrumentation Award
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 10, 2017
News Feature
Zeeshan Ahmed, Frederico Fiuza and Emilio Nanni will each receive about $2.5 million over five years to pursue cutting-edge research into cosmic inflation, plasma acceleration and using terahertz waves to accelerate particles.
SLAC's 2017 DOE Early Career Award winners
August 8, 2017
News Feature
Prototype tests of the future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment are in full swing.
SuperCDMS
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 7, 2017
News Feature
Data from the BABAR, Belle and LHCb experiments hint at phenomena beyond the Standard Model of particle physics.
Vera-Luth
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 21, 2017
News Feature
Mike Dunne answers questions about ultrafast science.

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