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November 9, 2015
News Feature
The SLAC Photowalk took a group of 17 photographers, both amateur and professional, behind the scenes to photograph SLAC's world-class science facilities, including the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray laser and the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL).
October 22, 2015
News Feature
An all-day symposium recognized the professor emeritus for his many contributions to the scientific community, from pioneering synchrotron radiation research at SSRL to making science policies on Capitol Hill.
February 9, 2015
News Feature
The 2015 event attracted 100 Bay Area high school students with San Jose’s Lynbrook High School emerging as the winner.
November 20, 2014
News Feature
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.
November 20, 2014
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.
November 3, 2014
News Feature
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.
photo - SLAC at A&T Park
October 21, 2014
News Feature
SLAC will participate in Discovery Days at AT&T Park – the concluding highlight of the fourth annual Bay Area Science Festival.
Image - “Discovery Days” at AT&T Park transforms the home of the San Francisco Giants into a science wonderland. SLAC will have two booths this year. (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
October 15, 2014
News Feature
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.
Image - SLAC Director Chi-Chang Kao discusses the lab's strategic plan during the LCLS/SSRL Annual Users' Meeting and Workshops. (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
October 13, 2014
News Feature
Johnson and his team assist scientists with synchrotron experiments and work to keep X-ray beamlines running at SLAC.
Image - Bart Johnson of SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource is congratulated by X-ray science luminary Farrel W. Lytle after receiving an annual award. (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
May 19, 2014
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.