Computer simulations and lab experiments help researchers understand the violent universe and could potentially lead to new technologies that benefit humankind.
New insights into how bacteria interact with host cells could help fight off harmful microbes.
Upgrade will sharpen our view of nature’s atomic processes at work, aiding the development of a number of transformative technologies.
Scientists have used X-rays to observe exactly how silver electrical contacts form during manufacturing of solar modules.
Scientists have determined in atomic detail how a potential drug molecule fits into and blocks a channel in cell membranes that Ebola and related “filoviruses” need to infect victims’ cells.
Toward next-generation electronics, better medications and green energy solutions: "The First Five Years" point to a bright future of high-impact discovery at LCLS.
It will provide new insights into the physics of black holes, the formation of chemical elements, stars and galaxies, and the evolution of the universe itself.
Contributions to LIGO have come from many Stanford teams, including SLAC, Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautics and Astronautics and the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.
A new study with the LCLS X-ray laser could change the way researchers take atomic-level snapshots of important biological machineries, potentially affecting research in drug development, clean energy production and many more areas.
This surprising finding has potentially broad implications, from X-ray imaging of single particles to fusion research.