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January 8, 2019
News Feature
Scientists, including researchers at SLAC, have only just begun to study the remarkably detailed map they created of a portion of the sky.
DES End of Observations
October 18, 2018
News Feature
Our best model of particle physics explains only about 5 percent of the universe.
October 16, 2018
News Feature
To keep up with an impending astronomical increase in data about our universe, astrophysicists turn to machine learning.
October 15, 2018
News Feature
Astrophysicists use a catalog of extended gamma-ray sources spotted by Fermi spacecraft to home in on mysterious properties of deep space.
Fermi extended sources
August 7, 2018
News Feature
The event attracted 124 participants and explores the successes and challenges of the theory that describes subatomic particles and fundamental forces.
SSI 2018
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
February 12, 2018
News Feature
Installation of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument begins at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona.
Mayall Telescope Star Trails
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

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