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June 21, 2019
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A close-up look at how microbes build their crystalline shells has implications for understanding how cell structures form, preventing disease and developing nanotechnology.
Image of microbe showing areas where its crystalline shell is growing
June 20, 2019
News Feature
Four large meshes made from 2 miles of metal wire will extract potential signals of dark matter particles.
LZ Grids Weaving
June 19, 2019
News Feature
SLAC completed its work on ComCam, a commissioning device to be installed in Chile later this year.
LSST-ComCam
June 18, 2019
News Feature
Physicist Tor Raubenheimer explores the world by climbing rocks and designing particle accelerators.
Photo: Tor Raubenheimer, accelerator physicist
June 14, 2019
News Feature
Experiments at SLAC’s X-ray laser reveal in atomic detail how two distinct liquid phases in these materials enable fast switching between glassy and crystalline states that represent 0s and 1s in memory devices.
Diagram of material switching between glassy and crystalline states
June 4, 2019
News Feature
Building the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope also means solving extraordinary technological challenges.
LSST camera engineering
June 3, 2019
News Feature
What they learned could help manufacturers design more reliable and longer-lasting batteries for smartphones and cars.
battery electrode damage
May 30, 2019
News Feature
Its electron beams will drive the generation of up to a million ultrabright X-ray flashes per second.
LCLS-II first electron beam
May 29, 2019
News Feature
For mechanical engineer Sarah Edwards, SSRL is the ultimate classic car.
photo of Sarah Edwards
May 24, 2019
News Feature
SLAC’s ‘electron camera’ films rapidly melting tungsten and reveals atomic-level material behavior that could impact the design of future reactors.
Tungsten melting

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