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Scientists create artificial catalysts inspired by living enzymes

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The SLAC/Stanford researcher is a leading materials scientist and entrepreneur whose research is paving the way for better batteries, cleaner power grids.

SLAC and Stanford researcher Will Chueh
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During her fellowship she will continue research that aims to deepen our understanding of quantum materials.

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Researchers have released 10 terabytes of data from the OpenUniverse project, which has created a detailed simulation of the universe astrophysicists can use to...

Stars and galaxies on a black background.
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Researchers figured out how to spray and freeze a cell sample in its natural state in milliseconds, helping them capture basic biological processes in...

These are two images of the same cell at different times during an experiment.
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Supported by SLAC's catalysis group Co-ACCESS, researchers discover new ways to boost the performance of catalysts that turn carbon dioxide into methanol. 

Aerial photo of SSRL
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The largest camera ever built for astrophysics has completed the journey to Cerro Pachón in Chile, where it will soon help unlock the Universe’s...

A semi truck traveling a gravel road approaches two large telescope facilities.
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Researchers developed new methods that produce intense attosecond pulses and pulse pairs to gain insights into the fastest motions inside atoms and molecules. It...

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The first reflective coating was applied to Vera C. Rubin Observatory’s 8.4-meter combined primary/tertiary mirror using the observatory’s onsite coating chamber.

A large mirror reflects equipment in the background.
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SLAC is taking part in a multi-institutional effort to help reach net-zero carbon emissions goals in difficult-to-electrify industries.

This is a graphic representation of the roadmap to defossilize carbon
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The team developed a groundbreaking method that harnesses the structure of light to twist and tweak the properties of quantum materials. 

quantum control
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Vera C. Rubin Observatory’s stunningly detailed images will illuminate distant stellar streams and their past encounters with dark matter.

An illustration of streams of stars flowing around a spiral galaxy.
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Researchers have used the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument to make the largest 3D map of our universe and world-leading measurements of dark energy, the...

A fan-shaped map shows a lumpy web of galaxies