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May 26, 2020
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Physicists at SLAC and Stanford propose that the influence of cosmic rays on early life may explain nature’s preference for a uniform “handedness” among biology’s critical molecules.
Chirality graphic
May 21, 2020
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Revealing both sides of the story in a single experiment has been a grand scientific challenge.
nuclear and electronic
May 20, 2020
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Understanding nature’s process could inform the next generation of artificial photosynthetic systems that produce clean and renewable energy from sunlight and water.
Photosystem II
May 18, 2020
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Learning how liquid silicates behave at these extreme temperatures and pressures has been a longstanding challenge in the geosciences.
liquid silicates
May 15, 2020
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The advance opens a path toward a new generation of logic and memory devices that could be 10,000 times faster than today's.
Fanciful illustration based on electron orbitals
May 8, 2020
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New machine learning methods bring insights into how lithium ion batteries degrade, and show it’s more complicated than many thought.
Particles in a nickel-manganese-cobalt cathode are highlighted using a new computer vision algorithm.
May 6, 2020
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Siegfried Glenzer's team and collaborators from Tel Aviv University are working on a method that could make proton accelerators 100 times smaller without giving up any of their power.
Glenzer-LaserProtonAcceleration
May 1, 2020
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Light-driven reactions are at the heart of human vision, photosynthesis and solar power generation. Seeing the very first step opens the door to observing chemical bonds forming and breaking.
Illustration showing electron orbitals ballooning in response to light
April 29, 2020
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The SLAC/Stanford scientists are among 120 new members of an organization that advises the nation on science and technology issues.
NAS 2020
April 29, 2020
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It combines human knowledge and expertise with the speed and efficiency of “smart” computer algorithms.
Accelerator Control Room

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