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January 19, 2016
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Roger Blandford, professor of physics, has been awarded the 2016 Crafoord prizes in astronomy from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
January 8, 2016
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He is being honored for the development of theories that help researchers better understand nature’s fundamental particles and forces.
January 6, 2016
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The 2010 experiment marked a significant step forward in understanding extreme states of matter at the hearts of stars, planets and nuclear fusion reactions.
The interior of an LCLS chamber set up for an investigation into hot, dense matter.
November 17, 2015
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The medal, which recognizes distinguished physicists for outstanding statesmanship in science, honors Quinn for her work in science education.
SLAC Professor Emerita Helen Quinn
October 16, 2015
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The American Physical Society has recognized both researchers for their leading role in SLAC’s BABAR experiment, which confirmed theorists’ description of how nature treats matter and antimatter differently.
October 12, 2015
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The former Stanford graduate student, who did extensive research at SLAC, is being honored as an exceptional role model for women in science.
Ming Yi
September 17, 2015
The former SLAC and Stanford researcher will be recognized during a SLAC conference next month for her work in studying nanoscale magnetic and electronic processes.
Image - Roopali Kukreja, working in a laboratory at the University of California, San Diego. (Courtesy of Roopali Kukreja)
May 8, 2015
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Anne Sakdinawat, a SLAC scientist, has been selected to receive a grant to advance her work in producing and using new types of X-ray imaging tools.
Image - Anne Sakdinawat (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
April 29, 2015
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SIMES principal investigators Zhi-Xun Shen, Shoucheng Zhang and Aharon Kapitulnik were elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
April 20, 2015
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The European Physical Society honors Bjorken’s theoretical work on the parton structure of the proton, which contributed to the development of a theory of the strong nuclear force.