The 2015 event attracted 100 Bay Area high school students with San Jose’s Lynbrook High School emerging as the winner.
More than a dozen energy-storage companies have streamlined access to research facilities and expertise at SLAC under a new cooperative R&D agreement with CalCharge.
In this lecture, SLAC’s Ryan Coffee explains how researchers are beginning to use pattern recognition and machine learning to study chemical reactions at the level of atoms and molecules with the LCLS X-ray laser.
Just three days after the San Francisco Giants won the 2014 World Series, SLAC helped transform their home stadium, AT&T Park, into a science paradise.
SLAC will participate in Discovery Days at AT&T Park – the concluding highlight of the fourth annual Bay Area Science Festival.
Nobel Prize-winning scientists and other prominent researchers, including new directors for SLAC's X-ray laser and synchrotron, gave talks during an Oct. 7-10 event.
Johnson and his team assist scientists with synchrotron experiments and work to keep X-ray beamlines running at SLAC.
Researchers are using powerful synchrotron-based X-rays to peer inside lithium-ion batteries while they operate. Understanding how batteries function – and what causes them to eventually fail – will help scientists design the next generation of battery technologies.
About 550 visitors from all over the Bay Area came to explore a wide range of the institute’s cosmic research topics.
Grammy-winning jazz legend and sax virtuoso Wayne Shorter took a few hours off recently from a busy weekend of sold-out shows at the SFJazz Center in San Francisco to indulge in his second love – the cosmos.