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This month marks the 30-year anniversary of the first website in North America, launched at SLAC. In this Q&A, one of the Wizards recalls...

Group photo of SLAC WWW Wizards in an office
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“The Worlds Within” and “Fabrication of the Accelerator Structure,” now available digitally in high fidelity, tell the story of Stanford Linear Accelerator Center’s inception...

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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
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VIA Symmetry Magazine

SLAC’s Archivist Closes a Chapter

Approaching retirement, Jean Deken describes what it’s like to preserve decades of collective scientific memory at a national lab.

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The foils, each made from a single chemical element, are used to calibrate X-ray equipment at SLAC’s SSRL synchrotron, and were donated by long-time...

Photo - thin metal foils
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An award-winning mentor and networking guru, Al Ashley has placed thousands of underrepresented minority students in science and engineering summer research programs.

Al Ashley with internship program fellows
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One of the pioneering particle physicists working at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Taylor carried out experiments that led to the 1990

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Nearly 200 guests attended a symposium on fundamental physics to celebrate the former deputy director’s numerous scientific contributions, which continue to have a tremendous...

Sid Drell Symposium January 2018
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Sensitive gamma-ray “eye” on NASA’s Fermi space telescope continues to provide unprecedented views of violent phenomena in the cosmos.

Fermi in Space.
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H. Pierre Noyes, the first director of SLAC's Theory Group, died in Stanford on Sept. 30, 2016, at age 92. Noyes, a theoretical physicist...

photo - pierre noyes
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An ancient surprise surfaced in 1964 during construction of the 2-mile linear accelerator.

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SLAC launched America’s first website on Dec. 12, 1991.