Fundamental Physics Directorate
Early-career physicist Jonathan LeyVa helps build one of the world’s most sensitive dark matter detectors.
An “out there” theory inspired the development of the Dark Matter Radio, a device that could explain the mysterious matter that makes up 85 percent of the mass of our universe.
The complete data from the EXO-200 experiment provide new information on neutrinoless double beta decay and set the stage for future experiments that will search for the hypothetical process.
The SLAC scientists will each receive $2.5 million for their research on fusion energy and advanced radiofrequency technology.
Maria Elena Monzani prepares an international team to search for clues to one of the biggest scientific mysteries.
SLAC/Stanford study of the population of satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way provides new clues about the particle nature of dark matter.
Four large meshes woven from 2 miles of metal wire will extract potential signs of dark matter particles.
SLAC completed its work on ComCam, a commissioning device to be installed in Chile later this year.
Building the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope also means solving extraordinary technological challenges.
SLAC’s ‘electron camera’ films rapidly melting tungsten and reveals atomic-level material behavior that could impact the design of future reactors.