Just like we orbit the sun and the moon orbits us, the Milky Way has satellite galaxies with their own satellites. Drawing from data on those galactic neighbors, a new model suggests the Milky Way should have an additional 100 or so very faint satellite galaxies awaiting discovery.
Nearly 200 guests attended a symposium on fundamental physics to celebrate the former deputy director’s numerous scientific contributions, which continue to have a tremendous impact on our understanding of the subatomic world.
A unique groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of construction of the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility – future home of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, which promises to shed new light on how the universe works and why matter exists.
H. Pierre Noyes, the first director of SLAC's Theory Group, died in Stanford on Sept. 30, 2016, at age 92. Noyes, a theoretical physicist, leaves behind a legacy of distinctive academic work and activism.