Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics & Cosmology (KIPAC)
SLAC’s team of dark matter hunters recently gained a new member. Astrophysicist Kimberly Palladino joined the lab in October 2014 to develop a test facility for the future LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) detector, which will be the largest and most sensitive dark matter detector of its kind.
Cosmic inflation refers to a period of rapid, accelerated expansion that scientists think took place about 14 billion years ago.
The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s recommendations will set the course for the future of particle physics in the United States.