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March 16, 2016
News Feature
A new experiment at the South Pole picks up where BICEP2 left off.
February 19, 2016
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It will provide new insights into the physics of black holes, the formation of chemical elements, stars and galaxies, and the evolution of the universe itself.
January 7, 2016
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Fermi scientist Matthew Wood discusses major improvements to the Fermi Large Area Telescope, including increasing its sensitivity to the equivalent of launching another LAT.
January 5, 2016
News Feature
A recent uptick in the discovery of the smallest, oldest galaxies benefits studies of dark matter, galaxy formation and the evolution of the unive
November 24, 2015
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Matter and antimatter behave differently. Scientists hope that investigating how might someday explain why we exist.
November 18, 2015
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Researchers are searching for a quantum theory of gravity that could help answer fundamental questions about the universe, from the very first moments after the Big Bang to the physics of black holes.
September 23, 2015
News Feature
SLAC is ramping up its efforts to understand neutrinos – elusive fundamental particles whose properties may help researchers solve a number of cosmic mysteries.
September 21, 2015
News Feature
The DOE has approved the project’s scientific scope, schedule and funding. SLAC researchers are among the 200 physicists and astronomers who make up the international DESI Collaboration.
August 31, 2015
Press Release
The Department of Energy has approved the start of construction for a 3.2-gigapixel digital camera – the world’s largest – at the heart of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST).
August 27, 2015
Theorists from the Institute for Advanced Study have proposed a way forward in the quest to test string theory.