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July 9, 2021
News Feature
She toured the lab’s powerful X-ray laser, looked at the construction of the world’s largest digital camera, and discussed climate research, industries of the future, and diversity, equity and inclusion in the sciences.
Secretary Granholm virtual visit
June 3, 2021
News Feature
From the invisible world of elementary particles to the mysteries of the cosmos, recipients of this prestigious award for early career scientists explore nature at every level.
Panofsky fellows
September 8, 2020
Press Release
The camera will explore cosmic mysteries as part of the Rubin Observatory’s Legacy Survey of Space and Time.
LSSTCam Focal Plane Header
August 5, 2020
News Feature
Researchers developed a way to measure the basic properties of matter at the highest pressures thus far achieved in a controlled laboratory experiment.
White dwarf
January 13, 2020
News Feature
Matching up maps of matter and light from the Dark Energy Survey and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope may help astrophysicists understand what causes a faint cosmic gamma-ray glow.
DES-Fermi
January 7, 2020
News Feature
Symmetry
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will be named for an influential astronomer who left the field better than she found it.
Vera Rubin
November 6, 2019
News Feature
His work aims to deepen our understanding of dark matter, dark energy and other secrets of the universe.
Photo of Panofsky fellow Daniel Gruen
October 28, 2019
News Feature
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument begins final testing, setting the stage for a 5-year survey that will analyze the light of 35 million galaxies.
DESI 'eyes'
October 21, 2019
News Feature
Scientists are designing a next-generation experiment to map the Big Bang’s relic afterglow.
July 11, 2019
News Feature
A SLAC/Stanford study of the population of satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way provides new clues about the particle nature of dark matter.
Dark matter simulation

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