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June 1, 2020
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Blandford’s major contributions range from energetic jets ripping forth from colossal black holes to cosmic “magnifying” glasses to gravitational waves.
Roger Blandford
May 26, 2020
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Physicists at SLAC and Stanford propose that the influence of cosmic rays on early life may explain nature’s preference for a uniform “handedness” among biology’s critical molecules.
Chirality graphic
April 29, 2020
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The SLAC/Stanford scientists are among 120 new members of an organization that advises the nation on science and technology issues.
NAS 2020
January 8, 2020
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Just as engineers once compressed some of the power of room-sized mainframes into desktop PCs, so too have the researchers shown how to pack some of the punch delivered by today’s ginormous particle accelerators onto a tiny silicon chip.
ACHIP
October 28, 2019
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The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument begins final testing, setting the stage for a 5-year survey that will analyze the light of 35 million galaxies.
DESI 'eyes'
September 30, 2019
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Early-career physicist Jonathan LeyVa helps build one of the world’s most sensitive dark matter detectors.
Jonathan LeyVa/SuperCDMS
September 26, 2019
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An “out there” theory inspired the development of the Dark Matter Radio, a device that could explain the mysterious matter that makes up 85 percent of the mass of our universe.
Dark Matter Radio
September 24, 2019
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William Madia, Stanford vice president for SLAC since 2008, plans to retire at the end of September.
Portrait of William Madia
September 16, 2019
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Two projects will look for ways to link individual quantum devices into networks for quantum computing and ultrasensitive detectors.
QIS microantenna
September 16, 2019
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SLAC/Stanford scientists and their colleagues find a new way to efficiently convert CO2 into the building block for sustainable liquid fuels.
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