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SLAC scientists contribute significantly to the ATLAS experiment at the world’s most powerful particle collider, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider.

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Bernhard Mistlberger will receive the APS's 2023 Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics for his work on precision Standard Model calculations.

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From the invisible world of elementary particles to the mysteries of the cosmos, recipients of this prestigious award for early career scientists explore nature...

Panofsky fellows
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Edward Hohenstein, Emma McBride and Caterina Vernieri study what happens to molecules hit by light, recreate extreme states of matter like those inside stars...

Early Career Awardees 2021
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LHC ends second season of data-taking

During the last four years, LHC scientists have filled in gaps in our knowledge and tested the boundaries of the Standard Model.

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The 3-ton ruler

A specialized measuring machine at SLAC is helping scientists build precise detectors for the ATLAS experiment.

Measuring machine
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Today the ATLAS collaboration, which includes SLAC physicists, announced with the CMS collaboration the joint discovery of the Higgs boson transforming into bottom quarks...

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A team of electrical designers develops specialized microchips for a broad range of scientific applications, including X-ray science and particle physics.

This illustration shows the layout of an application-specific integrated circuit, or ASIC, at an imaginary art exhibition.
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The event attracted 124 participants and explores the successes and challenges of the theory that describes subatomic particles and fundamental forces.

SSI 2018
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Researchers from SLAC and around the world increasingly use machine learning to handle Big Data produced in modern experiments and to study some of...

Machine Learning in HEP
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Their work will deepen our understanding of matter in extreme conditions and fundamental particle physics.

Panofsky Fellows 2018
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Tais Gorkhover, Michael Kagan, Kazuhiro Terao and Joshua Turner will each receive $2.5 million for research that studies fundamental particles, nanoscale objects, quantum materials...

Photos of SLAC's 2018 Early Career Award winners
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Symmetry: Machine Evolution

Planning the next big science machine requires consideration of both the current landscape and the distant future.