SLAC topics

Fundamental physics RSS feed

SLAC fundamental physics researchers study everything from elementary particles produced in accelerators to the large-scale structure of the universe. 

Fundamental physics concept illustration

News Feature

The event attracted 124 participants and explores the successes and challenges of the theory that describes subatomic particles and fundamental forces.

SSI 2018
News Feature

The LSST cryostat, now fully assembled, will keep the camera’s image sensors continuously cooled to minus 150 degrees Fahrenheit for crisp, high-sensitivity views of...

LSST Cryostat Grid
News Feature

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
News Feature

She’ll direct the future of astrophysics research at SLAC and Stanford for the next five years.

Risa Wechsler 2018
News Feature

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

Panofsky Fellows 2018
Press Release

SLAC’s high-speed ‘electron camera’ shows for the first time the coexistence of solid and liquid in laser-heated gold, providing new clues for designing materials...

UED Gold Melting
News Feature

SLAC and Stanford researchers are developing a device that combines electrical brain stimulation with EEG recording, opening potential new paths for treating neurological disorders.

News Feature

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
News Feature

By capturing the most energetic light in the sky, the spacecraft continues to teach us about the mysteries of the universe.

Fermi scientists Michelson, Atwood and Ritz
News Feature
VIA Symmetry Magazine

Game-Changing Neutrino Experiments

This neutrino-watchers season preview will give you the rundown on what to expect to come out of neutrino research in the coming years.

Press Release

The SuperCDMS SNOLAB project, a multi-institutional effort led by SLAC, is expanding the hunt for dark matter to particles with properties not accessible to...

SuperCDMS Detector 2
News Feature

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.