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January 26, 2022
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Symmetry
As we step into the quantum age, here are four things to know about quantum networks.
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January 25, 2022
News Feature
Symmetry
A technique from the newest generation of quantum sensors is helping scientists to use the limitations of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle to their advantage.
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January 24, 2022
News Feature
Symmetry
Scientists are exploring a variety of ways to make quantum bits. We may not need to settle on a single one.
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January 19, 2022
News Feature
High-speed X-ray free-electron lasers have unlocked the crystal structures of small molecules relevant to chemistry and materials science, proving a new method that could advance semiconductor and solar cell development.
January 19, 2022
News Feature
New research questions ‘whiff of oxygen’ in Earth’s early history.
Blue and purple image showing cracks where arsenic and copper entered a shale sample.
January 19, 2022
News Feature
DESI has already mapped out more galaxies than all previous 3D surveys combined, and it's just getting started.
Mayall Telescope Star Trails
January 6, 2022
News Feature
Cryo-EM snapshots of the solid-electrolyte interphase, or SEI, reveal its natural swollen state and offer a new approach to lithium-metal battery design.
Electron microscope image of a sample grid with tiny holes holding thin films of battery electrolyte and tiny lithium metal wires
January 3, 2022
News Feature
Islands of inactive lithium creep like worms to reconnect with their electrodes, restoring a battery’s capacity and lifespan.
Conceptual illustration shows an EKG-like pulse of energy flatlining as it enters a battery, then coming back to life as it exits
December 16, 2021
News Brief
Recently developed methods now in use at SLAC’s X-ray synchrotron helped a team of chemists better understand how certain bacteria turn light into chemical energy.
A diagram of a protein molecule with white spirals and multicolored webs indicating key parts of the molecule.
December 14, 2021
News Feature
The ePix series of detectors is designed to keep pace with ever more demanding experiments at SLAC and elsewhere.
Chris Kenney ePix

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