Particle Astrophysics & Cosmology (PAC)
SLAC/Stanford study of the population of satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way provides new clues about the particle nature of dark matter.
Four large meshes woven from 2 miles of metal wire will extract potential signs of dark matter particles.
Building the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope also means solving extraordinary technological challenges.
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.
Scientists, including researchers at SLAC, have only just begun to study the remarkably detailed map they created of a portion of the sky.
SLAC scientists find a new way to explain how a black hole’s plasma jets boost particles to the highest energies observed in the universe. The results could also prove useful for fusion and accelerator research on Earth.
These projects, selected during the process to plan the future of US particle physics, are all set to come online within the next 10 years.
Astrophysicists use a catalog of extended gamma-ray sources spotted by Fermi spacecraft to home in on mysterious properties of deep space.
New technology could help future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment expand the search for light dark matter particles.
A team of electrical designers develops specialized microchips for a broad range of scientific applications, including X-ray science and particle physics.