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October 11, 2016
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The prize, shared with Sekazi Mtingwa and Anton Piwinski, honors theoretical work that helped sharpen the focus of beams at a wide variety of particle accelerators.
SLAC theoretical physicist James D. "BJ" Bjorken
September 20, 2016
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The fellowship will support their research into developing new methods of imaging tiny particles and understanding the properties of the Higgs boson.
September 14, 2016
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The award honors his work on a world-class experimental station at SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource.
August 31, 2016
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Liu acknowledged for wide-ranging work in energy materials, catalysis, carbon sequestration, material in extreme conditions and scientific big data mining.
July 11, 2016
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Four Stanford students receive funding for work on novel accelerators and beams for SLAC's X-ray laser.
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.