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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
December 13, 2021
News Feature
This month marks the 30-year anniversary of the first website in North America, launched at SLAC. In this Q&A, one of the Wizards recalls the motivation that spawned the development and how it has changed the work of scientists.
Group photo of SLAC WWW Wizards in an office
December 8, 2021
News Feature
Through her work with this nationwide program, Curry plans to make high-power laser facilities more accessible to researchers.
Chandra Breanne Curry

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