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May 8, 2014
News Feature
About 550 visitors from all over the Bay Area came to explore a wide range of the institute’s cosmic research topics.
Photo - 3-D movies at the 2014 KIPAC open house
April 2, 2014
News Feature
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.
Photo - Jazz legend Wayne Shorter silhouetted against cosmic phenomena at KIPAC's Visualization Lab.
February 13, 2014
News Feature
SLAC hosted 21 teams at the Department of Energy Regional Bay Area Science Bowl on Feb. 8. The winners from Homestead High School will head to Washington, D.C., for the national competition in April.
Photo - Homestead High School team wins 2014 Science Bowl at SLAC
February 6, 2014
News Feature
Teachers are using Google+ to bring their classes behind the scenes at national laboratories and to teach students about careers in STEM.
December 6, 2013
A panel met at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to look for promising routes to the study of dark matter, dark energy and other phenomena.
November 27, 2013
News Feature
SLAC's Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) recently hosted many of the top scientists in the field to discuss the most important questions to confront in the coming decade.
KIPAC mosaic
November 19, 2013
News Feature
On Dec. 2-4, scientists from around the United States will meet at SLAC to discuss some of the most pressing scientific questions in particle physics and the experiments needed to answer them. You’re invited!
Steve Ritz at Fermilab Town Hall
February 12, 2013
News Feature
SLAC played host to the regional Science Bowl last weekend, with a record 150 high-school students from 30 teams answering tough science questions in the hope of winning the top prize – a trip to Washington, D.C., to compete in the national Department of Energy Science Bowl April 25 to 29.
Photo - Group shot of students holding Science Bowl banner.