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KIPAC brings the power of theory, computation, experiments and observations to bear on astrophysical questions, from the origins of cosmic rays to the structure and evolution of the universe. 

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Kavli Institute for Partical Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) scientist Ralf Kaehler at work here in the "Vizlab."

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The latest results put the strongest constraints on the expansion of the universe ever obtained with DES supernova data.

Blanco Telescope
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Margaux Lopez is helping prepare the Vera Rubin Observatory for the arrival of the largest digital camera ever built for astrophysics and cosmology.

Margaux Lopez in front of a telescope building.
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A new report outlines suggestions for federal investments needed for the next generation of transformative discoveries in particle physics and cosmology, including priority projects...

A web of dark matter, in which galaxies are forming.
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Line intensity mapping measurements taken with a new instrument will allow astrophysicists to study galaxies too far away for traditional methods.

The South Pole Telescope
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An astronomy festival will mark the milestone.

Visitors at KIPAC are observing the sun through telescopes and sun-spotters.
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LSST Camera images provide the inspiration for artist Lennart Lahuis’s “Astromelancholia.”

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Kavli Institute for Partical Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) scientist Ralf Kaehler, at work here in the "Vizlab," and colleagues use computer visualizations to simulate...

Kavli Institute for Partical Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) scientist Ralf Kaehler at work here in the "Vizlab."
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Learn about the 10-year Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) and Vera C. Rubin Observatory in this video.

LSST Explainer | Mapping the universe
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Hannah Pollek and Travis Lange at the Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) raft installation.

Hannah Pollek (right), and Travis Lange at the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) raft installation.
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Dwarf Galaxy 3

Dwarf Galaxy 3.
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An enormous vat of pure liquid xenon will help scientists at SLAC and around the globe learn more about the universe.

A collection of pipes, towers, and other equipment
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This animation shows how krypton (red) is removed from xenon gas (blue) by flowing the combined gases through a column...
A blue cloud with red spots travels downward, passing gray spots. As it does, the red spots move downward faster.