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SLAC theorists explore particle physics, particle astrophysics and cosmology, including searches for new phenomena, extra dimensions, collider physics, neutrino physics, dark matter and cosmic inflation.

 Blackboard with equations.

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Experiments have helped explain some of the imbalance between matter and antimatter in the universe, but not all of it. Now a SLAC theorist...

Higgs jet diagram
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Physicists have good reason to believe 85 percent of the matter in the universe is currently undetectable. But not being able to see it...

Photo - SSI speaker Tracy Slatyer of MIT
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The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s report, released today, recommends a strategic path forward for US particle physics.

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The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s recommendations will set the course for the future of particle physics in the United States.

Snomass 2013 Opening
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SLAC recently hosted a forward-looking group of theoretical and experimental particle physicists. Their purpose: Follow the science to determine what a post-LHC collider could...

Photo - Members of the Physics at 100 TeV workshop
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SLAC particle theorist Lance Dixon has been named co-winner of the 2014 J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics, awarded each year by the...

Photo – SLAC particle theorist Lance Dixon, one of th...
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Three theoretical physicists have taken an important step toward eliminating theoretical ambiguities from the staggeringly complicated mathematics used to explore the interactions of quarks...

SLAC particle theorist Stan Brodsky (Matt Beardsley/SLAC)
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Three SLAC scientists will receive Early Career Research Program grants from the U.S. Department of Energy for research to boost the peak power of...

Photos - From left, Thomas Bligaard, Stefan Hoeche and Juhao Wu. (Credits: Matt Beardsley, Juhao Wu)
Press Release

Menlo Park, Calif. — Time marches relentlessly forward for you and me; watch a movie in reverse, and you’ll quickly see something is amiss.

Illustration - Big letter "B"s change color to represent transforming B mesons