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September 20, 2018
News Feature
New technology could help future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment expand the search for light dark matter particles
SuperCDMS Prototype Crystal
September 18, 2018
News Feature
SLAC researchers play an important role in the data acquisition of the largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world, a prototype for the future Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.
ProtoDUNE Tracks
August 7, 2018
News Feature
The event attracted 124 participants and explores the successes and challenges of the theory that describes subatomic particles and fundamental forces.
SSI 2018
August 2, 2018
News Feature
The LSST cryostat, now fully assembled, will keep the camera’s image sensors continuously cooled to minus 150 degrees Fahrenheit for crisp, high-sensitivity views of the night skies.
LSST Cryostat Grid
August 1, 2018
News Feature
Researchers from SLAC and around the world increasingly use machine learning to handle Big Data produced in modern experiments and to study some of the most fundamental properties of the universe.
Machine Learning in HEP
July 31, 2018
News Feature
She’ll direct the future of astrophysics research at SLAC and Stanford for the next five years.
Risa Wechsler 2018
July 26, 2018
News Feature
Their work will deepen our understanding of matter in extreme conditions and fundamental particle physics.
Panofsky Fellows 2018
June 28, 2018
Press Release
SLAC’s high-speed ‘electron camera’ shows for the first time the coexistence of solid and liquid in laser-heated gold, providing new clues for designing materials that can withstand extreme conditions.
UED Gold Melting
June 27, 2018
News Feature
SLAC and Stanford researchers are developing a device that combines electrical brain stimulation with EEG recording, opening potential new paths for treating neurological disorders.
Neurostimulation
June 21, 2018
News Feature
Tais Gorkhover, Michael Kagan, Kazuhiro Terao and Joshua Turner will each receive $2.5 million for research that studies fundamental particles, nanoscale objects, quantum materials and machine learning.
Photos of SLAC's 2018 Early Career Award winners

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