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The lab hosted two regional competitions this year. Winners of the Science Bowl regionals go on to nationals.

Screenshot of winning high school team Lynbrook
Past Event

Over billions of years, plants and cyanobacteria changed the Earth’s atmosphere by inhaling carbon dioxide, storing the carbon in solid biomass and exhaling oxygen.

Public Lecture poster: picture of movie
Past Event

As the universe expanded from the Big Bang, regions where the density of matter was higher than average grew into galaxies and clusters of...

illustration of a tug of war in the universe
Public Lecture Poster
Public Lecture poster: picture of the universe
Past Event

As we reach the limits of high-speed computation based on silicon, ideas for the next generation of computers have focused on electrically switchable nanoscale...

brain with computing images around it.
News Feature

She toured the lab’s powerful X-ray laser, looked at the construction of the world’s largest digital camera, and discussed climate research, industries of the...

Secretary Granholm virtual visit
Past Event

The Higgs boson was discovered in 2012 at the world’s most powerful particle collider, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva, Switzerland.

 At SLAC we are constructing the core of the biggest and fastest camera ever built to capture the Higgs boson in action.
News Feature

The pandemic forced major changes to the format, but 30 teams from 22 schools still came together online to vie for a slot at...

A screenshot of competitors and volunteers in a video conference call.
News Feature

Online educational programs offer new possibilities.

virtual internships