2016 News Feature Archive

February 19, 2016
News Feature
It will provide new insights into the physics of black holes, the formation of chemical elements, stars and galaxies, and the evolution of the universe itself.
February 16, 2016
News Feature
On the road to the world’s largest neutrino detector, take the “DUNE Buggy.”
February 12, 2016
News Feature
The latest measurements from the Daya Bay neutrino experiment in China don’t align with predictions from nuclear theory.
February 12, 2016
News Feature
Contributions to LIGO have come from many Stanford teams, including SLAC, Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautics and Astronautics and the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.
February 10, 2016
News Feature
At SLAC's Regional DOE Science Bowl on Saturday, Lynbrook High School pulled off a repeat performance of their 2015 win.
February 10, 2016
Press Release
A new study with the LCLS X-ray laser could change the way researchers take atomic-level snapshots of important biological machineries, potentially affecting research in drug development, clean energy production and many more areas.
February 8, 2016
News Feature
Dark matter hunters around the world pursue three approaches to look for fingerprints of ghostly WIMPs: on the Earth’s surface, underground and in space.
February 2, 2016
News Feature
Radiation is everywhere. The question is: How much?
January 29, 2016
News Feature
This surprising finding has potentially broad implications, from X-ray imaging of single particles to fusion research.
January 28, 2016
Press Release
Wrapping silicon anode particles in custom-fit graphene cages could solve two major obstacles to using silicon in high-capacity lithium ion batteries.
Illustration of silicon particles with and without graphene cages
January 26, 2016
News Feature
The emptiest parts of the universe aren’t so empty after all.
January 21, 2016
News Feature
For the first time in three years, LCLS has added a new instrument to its set of experimental stations. See photos of the brand new MFX hutch, LCLS’s seventh instrument.
January 20, 2016
News Feature
The mysterious particle could hold the key to why matter won out over antimatter in the early universe.
January 19, 2016
News Feature
Analyzing the motion of X-ray sources could help researchers identify dark matter signals.
January 19, 2016
News Feature
Roger Blandford, professor of physics, has been awarded the 2016 Crafoord prizes in astronomy from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
January 14, 2016
News Feature
Next-generation telescopic surveys will work hand-in-hand with supercomputers to study the nature of dark energy.
January 11, 2016
News Feature
Stanford researchers have developed the first lithium-ion battery that shuts down before overheating, then restarts immediately when the temperature cools. The research was supported by SLAC.
January 8, 2016
News Feature
He is being honored for the development of theories that help researchers better understand nature’s fundamental particles and forces.
January 7, 2016
News Feature
Fermi scientist Matthew Wood discusses major improvements to the Fermi Large Area Telescope, including increasing its sensitivity to the equivalent of launching another LAT.

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