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May 29, 2019
News Feature
For mechanical engineer Sarah Edwards, SSRL is the ultimate classic car.
photo of Sarah Edwards
May 24, 2019
News Feature
SLAC’s ‘electron camera’ films rapidly melting tungsten and reveals atomic-level material behavior that could impact the design of future reactors.
Tungsten melting
May 21, 2019
Press Release
X-rays reveal an extinct mouse was dressed in brown to reddish fur on its back and sides and had a tiny white tummy.
mighty mouse false color
May 16, 2019
News Feature
Researchers produced an underwater sound with an intensity that eclipses that of a rocket launch while investigating what happens when they blast tiny jets of water with X-ray laser pulses.
Underwater sound
April 24, 2019
Press Release
A better understanding of how these receptors work could enable scientists to design better therapeutics for sleep disorders, cancer and Type 2 diabetes.
melatonin
April 23, 2019
News Feature
Scientists precisely control where single-atom catalysts sit on their support structures, and show how changing their position affects their reactivity.
April 22, 2019
News Feature
A new method could be used to look at chemical reactions that other techniques can’t catch, for instance in catalysis, photovoltaics, peptide and combustion research.
molecule
April 19, 2019
News Feature
More than 300 gathered for a day-long symposium to celebrate the history and future of the pioneering X-ray laser.
group photo from LCLS 10-year anniversary symposium
April 16, 2019
News Feature
In SLAC’s accelerator control room, shift lead Ben Ripman and a team of operators fine-tune X-ray beams for science experiments around the clock.
Ben Ripman headshot
April 10, 2019
News Feature
In the decade since LCLS produced its first light, it has pushed boundaries in countless areas of discovery.
Undulator Hall

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