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The BaBar particle physics experiment explored the differences between matter and antimatter and whether those differences could explain why the universe contains matter and essentially no antimatter.

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Physicists often find thrifty, ingenious ways to reuse equipment and resources.

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Starting from the Bottom

The bottom quark may lead physicists on a path to new discoveries.

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Analysis of data from the BaBar experiment rules out theorized particle’s explanation for muon mystery.

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The emeritus physicist was honored for the development of novel detectors that have greatly advanced experiments in particle physics, especially BABAR, which looked into...

Blair Ratcliff 2017 DPF Instrumentation Award
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Data from the BABAR, Belle and LHCb experiments hint at phenomena beyond the Standard Model of particle physics.

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The lab’s signature particle highway prepares to enter another era of transformative science as the home of the LCLS-II X-ray laser.

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Charge-Parity Violation

Matter and antimatter behave differently. Scientists hope that investigating how might someday explain why we exist.

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The American Physical Society has recognized both researchers for their leading role in SLAC’s BABAR experiment, which confirmed theorists’ description of how nature treats...

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SLAC scientists and engineers celebrated the completion of a new clean room, where the lab will assemble the camera of the future Large Synoptic...

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Giant Magnet to Map Melted Matter

A 20-ton superconducting magnet has completed its journey from California to New York.

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Honored for early theoretical predictions that helped elucidate the nature of the strong force and the structure of the proton, he is still shaking...

SLAC theoretical physicist James D. "BJ" Bjorken
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20-Ton Magnet Heads to New York

A superconducting magnet begins its journey from SLAC laboratory in California to Brookhaven Lab in New York.