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October 21, 2019
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Scientists are designing a next-generation experiment to map the Big Bang’s relic afterglow.
September 30, 2019
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Early-career physicist Jonathan LeyVa helps build one of the world’s most sensitive dark matter detectors.
Jonathan LeyVa/SuperCDMS
September 26, 2019
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An “out there” theory inspired the development of the Dark Matter Radio, a device that could explain the mysterious matter that makes up 85 percent of the mass of our universe.
Dark Matter Radio
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
August 12, 2019
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At SLAC’s FACET facility, researchers have produced an intense electron beam by 'sneaking’ electrons into plasma, demonstrating a method that could be used in future compact discovery machines that explore the subatomic world.
Trojan horse illustration
July 23, 2019
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If a particle has no mass, how can it exist?
July 11, 2019
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A SLAC/Stanford study of the population of satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way provides new clues about the particle nature of dark matter.
Dark matter simulation
June 25, 2019
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Particle accelerators are some of the most complicated machines in science.
June 20, 2019
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Four large meshes made from 2 miles of metal wire will extract potential signals of dark matter particles.
LZ Grids Weaving
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

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