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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
June 11, 2018
News Feature
By capturing the most energetic light in the sky, the spacecraft continues to teach us about the mysteries of the universe.
Fermi scientists Michelson, Atwood and Ritz
May 24, 2018
News Feature
This neutrino-watchers season preview will give you the rundown on what to expect to come out of neutrino research in the coming years.
May 7, 2018
Press Release
The SuperCDMS SNOLAB project, a multi-institutional effort led by SLAC, is expanding the hunt for dark matter to particles with properties not accessible to any other experiment.
SuperCDMS Detector 2
April 17, 2018
News Feature
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.
LSST

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