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November 6, 2019
News Feature
His work aims to deepen our understanding of dark matter, dark energy and other secrets of the universe.
Photo of Panofsky fellow Daniel Gruen
October 28, 2019
News Feature
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument begins final testing, setting the stage for a 5-year survey that will analyze the light of 35 million galaxies.
DESI 'eyes'
October 21, 2019
News Feature
Chemist Ben Ofori-Okai investigates what happens to matter under extreme conditions at microscopic scales to better understand its behavior at massive scales, such as what happens in the Earth’s core.
Ben Ofori-Okai
September 30, 2019
News Feature
Early-career physicist Jonathan LeyVa helps build one of the world’s most sensitive dark matter detectors.
Jonathan LeyVa/SuperCDMS
September 26, 2019
News Feature
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.
Dark Matter Radio
September 24, 2019
News Feature
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.
EXO-200
August 1, 2019
News Feature
The SLAC scientists will each receive $2.5 million for their research on fusion energy and advanced radiofrequency technology.
Gleason-Gamzina-ECA2019
July 18, 2019
News Feature
Maria Elena Monzani prepares an international team to search for clues to one of the biggest scientific mysteries.
Maria Elena Monzani at the LZ test facility
July 11, 2019
News Feature
A SLAC/Stanford study of the population of satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way provides new clues about the particle nature of dark matter.
Dark matter simulation
June 20, 2019
News Feature
Four large meshes made from 2 miles of metal wire will extract potential signals of dark matter particles.
LZ Grids Weaving

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