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October 23, 2018
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An advisory committee is evaluating proposals for first experiments at SLAC’s future FACET-II accelerator facility.
FACET-II First Electrons
October 18, 2018
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Our best model of particle physics explains only about 5 percent of the universe.
October 15, 2018
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Astrophysicists use a catalog of extended gamma-ray sources spotted by Fermi spacecraft to home in on mysterious properties of deep space.
Fermi extended sources
October 4, 2018
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A specialized measuring machine at SLAC is helping scientists build precise detectors for the ATLAS experiment.
Measuring machine
October 2, 2018
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In a first, researchers measure extremely small and fast changes that occur in plasma when it’s zapped with a laser. Their technique will have applications in astrophysics, medicine and fusion energy.
LCLS Plasma Expansion
September 20, 2018
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New technology could help future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment expand the search for light dark matter particles
SuperCDMS Prototype Crystal
September 18, 2018
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SLAC researchers play an important role in the data acquisition of the largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world, a prototype for the future Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.
ProtoDUNE Tracks
August 28, 2018
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Today the ATLAS collaboration, which includes SLAC physicists, announced with the CMS collaboration the joint discovery of the Higgs boson transforming into bottom quarks as it decays.
August 23, 2018
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A team of electrical designers develops specialized microchips for a broad range of scientific applications, including X-ray science and particle physics.
Electronics artists
August 7, 2018
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The event attracted 124 participants and explores the successes and challenges of the theory that describes subatomic particles and fundamental forces.
SSI 2018