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March 22, 2018
With X-ray imaging at SLAC’s synchrotron, scientists uncovered a 6th century translation of a book by the Greek-Roman doctor Galen. The words had...
hands holding an old book page in front of synchrotron X-ray imaging equipment
March 21, 2018
The bottom quark may lead physicists on a path to new discoveries.
March 20, 2018
Understanding strontium titanate’s odd behavior will aid efforts to develop materials that conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency at higher...
Image of magnet floating above a superconducting material

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February 21, 2018
Experiments with 'molecular anvils' mark an important advance for mechanochemistry, which has the potential to make chemistry greener and more...
Illustration of soft molecules attached to molecular anvils between diamond tips
January 19, 2018
The first cryomodule has arrived at SLAC. Linked together and chilled to nearly absolute zero, 37 of these segments will accelerate electrons to...
A worker unveiling a cryomodule on a truck.
December 12, 2017
They created a comprehensive picture of how the same chemical processes that give these cathodes their high capacity are also linked to changes in...
Illustration of electrode structure for lithium ion battery