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May 20, 2015
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Researchers at SLAC are setting up a test stand and liquid xenon purification system for the future LZ experiment, which is scheduled to begin its search for dark matter particles in 2019.
April 29, 2015
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Either Supersymmetry will be found in the next years of research at the Large Hadron Collider, or it isn’t exactly what theorists hoped it was.
April 20, 2015
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The European Physical Society honors Bjorken’s theoretical work on the parton structure of the proton, which contributed to the development of a theory of the strong nuclear force.
April 14, 2015
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The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will take the most thorough survey ever of the Southern sky.
April 13, 2015
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Dark Energy Survey scientists have released a detailed map of dark matter – crucial information for a better understanding of galaxy formation and dark energy.
March 26, 2015
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Using a newly identified set of supernovae, researchers have found a way to measure distances in space twice as precisely as before.
March 24, 2015
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Which physics machine will reign supreme? Your vote decides.
March 10, 2015
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Reports by groups including Dark Energy Survey and Large Area Telescope scientists may provide new clues about the properties of mysterious dark matter.
March 9, 2015
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Two recent meetings at SLAC brought together experts working on computer hardware and software for LSST – a future telescope that will provide unprecedented views of the sky and may solve some of the biggest mysteries of the universe.
February 26, 2015
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When SuperCDMS SNOLAB turns on in 2018 at the underground science laboratory in Canada, it will be able to see dark matter particles 10 times lighter than previous searches.

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