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December 3, 2014
News Feature
A new experiment is on the hunt for dark photons, hypothetical messengers of an invisible universe.
November 26, 2014
News Feature
Abel, associate physics professor at Stanford and at SLAC and acting director of KIPAC, was recognized for the advances he’s made using supercomputers to explore the first billion years of cosmic history.
Photo - tom abel
November 20, 2014
News Feature
Burton Richter, Nobel laureate and director emeritus of SLAC, has received the National Medal of Science – the nation's highest honor for achievement in the field of science.
October 24, 2014
News Feature
Cosmic inflation refers to a period of rapid, accelerated expansion that scientists think took place about 14 billion years ago.
October 8, 2014
News Feature
Astrophysicists inspire space-related projects at a 24-hour hack-a-thon in San Francisco.
October 3, 2014
News Feature
Burton Richter, Nobel laureate and director emeritus at SLAC, has been selected by President Obama to receive the National Medal of Science – the nation's highest honor for achievement in the field of science.
October 1, 2014
News Feature
Martin L. Perl, a professor emeritus of physics at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in physics for discovery of the tau lepton, died Sept. 30 at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto at the age of 87.
September 29, 2014
CERN celebrates six decades of peaceful collaboration for science.
September 23, 2014
Particle physicists and scientists from other disciplines are finding ways to help one another answer critical questions.
September 18, 2014
A possible sign of dark matter will eventually become clear, according to promising signs from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment.

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