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July 23, 2019
News Feature
If a particle has no mass, how can it exist?
July 11, 2019
News Feature
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
News Feature
Particle accelerators are some of the most complicated machines in science.
June 20, 2019
News Feature
Four large meshes made from 2 miles of metal wire will extract potential signals of dark matter particles.
LZ Grids Weaving
May 22, 2019
News Feature
The approach could advance our understanding of fundamental forces under extreme conditions with applications from astrophysics to fusion research.
QED extreme
May 9, 2019
News Feature
Monika Schleier-Smith and Kent Irwin explain how their projects in quantum information science could help us better understand black holes and dark matter.
April 9, 2019
News Feature
Some theorists have taken to designing their own experiments to broaden the search for dark matter.
January 30, 2019
News Feature
Physicists often find thrifty, ingenious ways to reuse equipment and resources.
December 13, 2018
Press Release
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.
Cosmic particle accelerators
December 3, 2018
News Feature
During the last four years, LHC scientists have filled in gaps in our knowledge and tested the boundaries of the Standard Model.
Photo LHC Second Season