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September 22, 2022
News Feature
A research team including SLAC staff engineer Gustavo Cezar shows that charging electric vehicles in the daytime would spread the load on the electric grid, save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Photograph of a man plugging an electric cord into a gray car on a driveway.
September 21, 2022
News Feature
Bagde is being recognized for his successful efforts to describe the structures and mechanisms of several biologically important enzymes.
A man smiles at the camera.
September 19, 2022
News Brief
The protein could play a key role in soil carbon cycling and soil decomposition.
September 15, 2022
News Feature
An enormous vat of pure liquid xenon will help scientists at SLAC and around the globe learn more about the universe.
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September 14, 2022
News Brief
Fan’s X-ray crystallography work at SLAC’s synchrotron moves us closer to a more protective coronavirus vaccine and a better understanding of how vital materials flow in and out of cells.
Fan wins this year's Klein award from SSRL.
September 8, 2022
Press Release
Powerful X-rays from SLAC’s synchrotron reveal that our immune system’s primary wiring seems to be no match for a brutal SARS-CoV-2 protein.
September 7, 2022
News Feature
A cosmologist, cultural historian, and neurosurgeon discuss how outer space and otherworldly phenomena can inspire discovery across disciplines and bring people together.
Image of galaxies of different colors and varied, warped shapes.
September 2, 2022
Press Release
Researchers at SLAC found that oxygen boosts this exotic precipitation, revealing a new path to make nanodiamonds here on Earth.
Diamond rain formation
August 31, 2022
News Feature
En route to record-breaking X-rays, SLAC’s Cryogenic team built a helium-refrigeration plant that lowers the LCLS-II accelerator to superconducting temperatures.
Images of frost and a thermometer superimposed over an aerial view of an accelerator building.
August 29, 2022
News Feature
SLAC works with two small businesses to make its ACE3P software easier to use in supercomputer simulations for optimizing the shapes of accelerator structures.
A large, complex shape is seen against a blue background crisscrossed with white lines. The shape is dark blue and resembles a brick partially topped with a thick shark’s fin. Three areas of bright red, orange and green, are on the shape’s bottom edge.