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October 15, 2018
Astrophysicists use a catalog of extended gamma-ray sources spotted by Fermi spacecraft to home in on mysterious properties of deep space.
Fermi extended sources
October 9, 2018
Three new studies show the promise and challenge of using plasma wakefield acceleration to build a future electron-positron collider.
October 2, 2018
In a first, researchers measure extremely small and fast changes that occur in plasma when it’s zapped with a laser. Their technique will have...
LCLS Plasma Expansion

Press Releases

September 17, 2018
Experiments at SLAC and Berkeley Lab uproot long-held assumptions and will inform future battery design.
Lithium ion infographic
July 19, 2018
Burton Richter, the Paul Pigott Professor in the Physical Sciences, Emeritus, former director of the Department of Energy’s SLAC National...
July 5, 2018
To break, or not to break: An unprecedented atomic movie captures the moment when molecules decide how to respond to light.
UED Bond Breaking