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Located deep underground, the SuperCDMS experiment will search for dark matter particles with masses smaller than ten times the mass of the proton.

SuperCDMS Experiment

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The Stanford Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the 2022-23 academic year Oct. 17-18. Trustees toured the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and...

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Edelen draws on machine learning to fine tune particle accelerators, while Kurinsky develops dark matter detectors informed by quantum information science.

Side by side photographs of a woman and a man.
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The SLAC/Stanford scientists are among 120 new members of an organization that advises the nation on science and technology issues.

NAS 2020
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Early-career physicist Jonathan LeyVa helps build one of the world’s most sensitive dark matter detectors.

Jonathan LeyVa/SuperCDMS
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The building boom

These projects, selected during the process to plan the future of US particle physics, are all set to come online within the next 10...

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Dark matter vibes

New technology could help future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment expand the search for light dark matter particles

SuperCDMS Prototype Crystal
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Waiting for a Sign

Some scientists spend decades trying to catch a glimpse of a rare process.

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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
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Prototype tests of the future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment are in full swing.

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2016 year in particle physics

Scientists furthered studies of the Higgs boson, neutrinos, dark matter, dark energy and cosmic inflation and continued the search for undiscovere

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When SuperCDMS SNOLAB turns on in 2018 at the underground science laboratory in Canada, it will be able to see dark matter particles 10...