2016 News Feature Archive

September 14, 2016
News Feature
The award honors his work on a world-class experimental station at SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource.
September 2, 2016
News Feature
Participants of SLAC’s summer school learned about the next generation of collider physics through lectures, topical conference talks, student projects, poster sessions and tours.
September 1, 2016
News Feature
Researchers have engineered a low-cost plastic material that could become the basis for clothing that cools the wearer, reducing the need for energy-consuming air conditioning.
September 1, 2016
News Feature
The discovery could make water splitting, a key step in a number of clean energy technologies, cheaper and more efficient.
August 31, 2016
News Feature
Liu acknowledged for wide-ranging work in energy materials, catalysis, carbon sequestration, material in extreme conditions and scientific big data mining.
August 31, 2016
News Feature
The Precourt Institute and the TomKat Center have awarded 15 seed grants for innovative energy research at Stanford and SLAC.
August 31, 2016
Press Release
Method creates new opportunities for studies of extremely fast processes in biology, chemistry and materials science.
August 30, 2016
News Feature
What can our cosmic neighbors tell us about dark matter and the early universe?
August 30, 2016
News Feature
Merging two powerful 3-D X-ray techniques, researchers revealed new details of a process known as metal poisoning that clogs the pores of catalyst particles used in gasoline production, causing them to lose effectiveness.
August 29, 2016
News Feature
A ‘nonlinear’ phenomenon that seemingly turns materials transparent is seen for the first time in X-rays at SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source.
Illustration of an LCLS experiment in which a sample seemed to disapper
August 26, 2016
News Feature
Thirty students from around the country performed research projects and more at SLAC this summer through the SULI program.
August 23, 2016
News Feature
The SLAC staff scientist is being honored for using theory and computation to help design new catalysts for generating and storing clean energy.
August 23, 2016
News Feature
It’s the cornerstone of cosmology, but what is it all about?
August 19, 2016
News Feature
The study could help develop ways to safely transport radioactive actinium through the body to target tumor cells.
August 18, 2016
News Feature
Creating a molecular snapshot of the way proteins interact could help development of new cancer drugs.
August 17, 2016
News Feature
Previously unobserved scattering shows unexpected sensitivity to bound electrons, providing new insights into x-ray interactions with matter and opening the door to new probes of matter.
August 15, 2016
Press Release
Researchers at SLAC and Stanford have created a nanostructured device, about half the size of a postage stamp, that harnesses more of the sun's spectrum of light to disinfect water much faster than with ultraviolet rays alone.
A researcher holds a tiny device that uses sunlight to disinfect water.
August 12, 2016
News Feature
Three recent studies using data from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have expanded the hunt for unexplained signals coming from beyond our galaxy.
August 10, 2016
News Feature
A previously detected, anomalously large X-ray signal is absent in new Hitomi satellite data, setting tighter limits for a dark matter interpretation.
August 9, 2016
News Feature
How do scientists know what percentages of the universe are made up of dark matter and dark energy?

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