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January 20, 2020
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Discovered at SLAC and Stanford, this new class of unconventional superconductors is starting to give up its secrets – including a surprising 3D metallic state.
Graphic showing electronic structure of nickelate superconductor
December 17, 2019
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A new understanding of the nucleation process could shed light on how the shells help microbes interact with their environments, and help people design self-assembling nanostructures for various tasks.
Illustration of tiles forming a microbial shell
December 13, 2019
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A new study uncovers how a critical protein binds to drugs used to treat asthma and other inflammatory diseases.
Anti-asthmatic drugs
November 21, 2019
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Computer simulations yield a much more accurate picture of these states of matter.
Illustration of a Monte Carlo simulation
September 24, 2019
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The complete data from the EXO-200 experiment provide new information on neutrinoless double beta decay and set the stage for future experiments that will search for the hypothetical process.
EXO-200
September 16, 2019
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Two projects will look for ways to link individual quantum devices into networks for quantum computing and ultrasensitive detectors.
QIS microantenna
July 16, 2019
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The technique can be used to study molecular phenomena and the forming and breaking of chemical bonds.
vibrating molecules
May 24, 2019
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SLAC’s ‘electron camera’ films rapidly melting tungsten and reveals atomic-level material behavior that could impact the design of future reactors.
Tungsten melting
May 22, 2019
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The approach could advance our understanding of fundamental forces under extreme conditions with applications from astrophysics to fusion research.
QED extreme
May 16, 2019
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Researchers produced an underwater sound with an intensity that eclipses that of a rocket launch while investigating what happens when they blast tiny jets of water with X-ray laser pulses.
Underwater sound

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