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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
April 3, 2018
News Feature
The accomplished particle physicist will prepare the lab for its role in DUNE, a next-generation experiment designed to demystify neutrinos and their fundamental role in the universe.
Hirohisa Tanaka
February 22, 2018
News Feature
One of the pioneering particle physicists working at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Taylor carried out experiments that led to the 1990
February 12, 2018
News Feature
Installation of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument begins at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona.
Mayall Telescope Star Trails
February 5, 2018
News Feature
Nearly 200 guests attended a symposium on fundamental physics to celebrate the former deputy director’s numerous scientific contributions, which continue to have a tremendous impact on our understanding of the subatomic world.
Sid Drell Symposium January 2018
September 20, 2016
News Feature
The fellowship will support their research into developing new methods of imaging tiny particles and understanding the properties of the Higgs boson.
June 11, 2015
News Feature
The fellowship will support their research on new capabilities for the lab's X-ray free-electron lasers and new telescope technology to look for signs of cosmic inflation.

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