Public Lectures

Ever wonder what goes on at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory? The SLAC Public Lecture Series is your chance to find out! Every other month, SLAC opens its doors to the local community for an evening lecture highlighting the cutting-edge science happening at the laboratory. From the nanotechnology of diamonds to the latest Higgs Boson discoveries, SLAC public lectures provide non-scientists with a unique insight into the workings of our universe.

Upcoming Lecture Topics (the list is subject to changes, please check back for updates from time to time):

  • April 3, 2018 - Hendrik Vogel, Axions: ghost riders in the sky
  • May 29, 2018 - Sila Kiliccote, GISMo - optimizing the electric grid
  • July 24, 2018 - Eric Charles, the Fermi gamma-ray space telescope
  • September 25, 2018 - Wah Chiu, cryo electron microscopy
  • November 27, 2018 - Matthew Seaberg, magnetic information transport

Details on upcoming lectures will be published 2-3 weeks prior to the event. Please check back later for more information.

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