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January 12, 2015
News Feature
After more than six years of grinding and polishing, the first-ever dual-surface mirror for a major telescope is complete.
January 9, 2015
Press Release
Plans to build the world’s largest digital camera at SLAC have reached a major milestone, with funding approval for the 3,200-megapixel camera. The camera will be the centerpiece of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), which will provide unprecedented details of the universe and help address some of its biggest mysteries.
August 11, 2014
News Feature
A team of scientists generated a giant cosmic simulation—and now they're giving it away.
August 4, 2014
News Feature
SLAC is leading the construction of LSST's 3,200-megapixel camera. The telescope will start surveying the entire visible southern sky in 2022.
July 24, 2014
News Feature
Step on a scale and you’ll get a quick measure of your weight. Weighing galaxy clusters, groups of hundreds or thousands of galaxies bound together by gravity, isn’t so easy. But scientists have many ways to do it.
June 27, 2014
News Feature
Efforts are already underway to ensure that the data the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope collects will be ready to be mined for scientific gold.
May 22, 2014
News Feature
The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s report, released today, recommends a strategic path forward for US particle physics.
May 19, 2014
The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s recommendations will set the course for the future of particle physics in the United States.
May 2, 2014
An engineer at SLAC laboratory constructed a full-scale model of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope's cryostat in his spare time.
January 10, 2014
News Feature
The distant universe looks a little clearer, thanks to tens of thousands of citizen scientists who classified more than 6 million images over the past three days.

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