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To address challenges associated with extremely large data volumes and rates, SLAC’s Computer science division works with Stanford and Silicon Valley partners on innovative computational solutions.

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SRCF-II construction

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As members of the lab’s Computer Science Division, they develop the tools needed to handle ginormous data volumes produced by the next generation of...

SLAC Computer Science Team
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More than 100 students worked on projects ranging from website development to imaging techniques for X-ray studies, learning new ways to apply their talents.

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The research team was able to watch energy from light flow through atomic ripples in a molecule. Such insights may provide new ways to...

View of the The X-ray Pump Probe instrument at SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source.
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Our ultrafast science factsheet gives an overview of the femtosecond world.

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Supernova

Using Twinkles, the new simulation of images of our night sky, scientists get ready for a gigantic cosmological survey unlike any before.

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Deep Learning Takes on Physics

Can the same type of technology Facebook uses to recognize faces also recognize particles?

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What to Do with the Data?

Physicists and scientific computing experts prepare for an onslaught of petabytes.

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Two recently funded computing projects work toward developing cutting-edge scientific applications for future exascale supercomputers that can perform at least a billion billion computing...

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Liu acknowledged for wide-ranging work in energy materials, catalysis, carbon sequestration, material in extreme conditions and scientific big data mining.

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Finding ways to handle torrents of data from LSST and LCLS-II will also advance “exascale” computing.