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July 31, 2018
News Feature
She’ll direct the future of astrophysics research at SLAC and Stanford for the next five years.
Risa Wechsler 2018
July 5, 2018
Press Release
To break, or not to break: An unprecedented atomic movie captures the moment when molecules decide how to respond to light.
UED Bond Breaking
June 27, 2018
News Feature
SLAC and Stanford researchers are developing a device that combines electrical brain stimulation with EEG recording, opening potential new paths for treating neurological disorders.
Neurostimulation
May 7, 2018
Press Release
The SuperCDMS SNOLAB project, a multi-institutional effort led by SLAC, is expanding the hunt for dark matter to particles with properties not accessible to any other experiment.
SuperCDMS Detector 2
April 30, 2018
Press Release
The new facility provides revolutionary tools for exploring tiny biological machines, from viral particles to the interior of the cell.
SLAC-Stanford Cryo-EM Facility
March 28, 2018
News Feature
The DOE’s top official met with SLAC staff and toured the Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray laser, where a superconducting upgrade is underway.
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry at SLAC's LCLS undulator hall
March 6, 2018
News Feature
Part of Stanford's celebration of Frankenstein@200, the fifth LAST Festival brings together artists and scientists for two days of exhibitions and
Sculpture by Amy Karle
November 9, 2017
News Feature
Effort to improve the next generation of gravitational wave detectors includes atomic studies of new and better coatings for LIGO’s mirrors at SSRL.
August 15, 2017
News Feature
Tripling the energy and refining the shape of optical laser pulses at LCLS’s Matter in Extreme Conditions instrument allows researchers to recreate higher-pressure conditions and explore unsolved questions relevant to fusion energy, plasma physics and materials science.
Laser engineers with the upgraded Matter in Extreme Conditions optical laser
August 9, 2017
News Feature
Following the 2017 American Physical Society (APS) general election, Philip Bucksbaum will be vice president of APS in 2018 – an election that places him in the presidential line. He will become president-elect in 2019 and president in 2020.
photo of Philip Bucksbaum

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