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Scales of Time

Explore the fourth dimension, from processes that occur in billions of years down to tiny slivers of a second.

What is a Femtosecond?

Ryan Coffee, scientist at the Linac Coherent Light Source, explains in a video interview.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Z-X Shen

Z-X Shen, SLAC science and technology advisor, professor of photon science and of physics, and a senior fellow of the Precourt Institute for Energy, is among 11 Stanford faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Can We Use Solar Energy to Make Fertilizer Right on the Farm?​

Stanford and SLAC researchers are leading a multi-year effort to produce nitrogen-based fertilizers in a sustainable way, by inventing a solar-powered chemistry technology that can make it right on the farm and apply it directly to crops, drip-irrigation style.

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