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46th annual SLAC Summer Institute celebrates Standard Model at 50

The event attracted 124 participants and explores the successes and challenges of the theory that describes subatomic particles and fundamental forces.
7-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Catching the Dance of Antibiotics and Ribosomes at Room Temperature

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have developed a new imaging technique to better understand the mechanisms that lead to hearing loss when aminoglycosides are introduced to the body. Using the lab’s...
6-Aug-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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In a First, Scientists Precisely Measure How Synthetic Diamonds Grow

Scientists have now observed for the first time how diamonds grow from seed at an atomic level, and discovered just how big the seeds need to be to kick the crystal growing process into overdrive.
2-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

One cool camera: LSST’s cryostat assembly completed

Work on the camera for the future Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) has reached a major milestone with the completion and delivery of the camera’s fully integrated cryostat. With 3.2 gigapixels, the LSST camera will be the largest digital...
2-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Particle physicists team up with AI to solve toughest science problems

A group of researchers, including scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, summarize current applications and future prospects of machine learning in particle physics...
1-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Risa Wechsler named director of KIPAC

Risa Wechsler has been appointed director of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC), a joint institute of the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University. On Sept. 15, she’ll...
31-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ming Yi wins Spicer Award for superconductor research at SLAC’s X-ray synchrotron

In recognition of her foundational superconductor research, Ming Yi has been awarded the 2018 William E. and Diane M. Spicer Young Investigator Award, which is presented to a young scientist who has made significant contributions to the Stanford...
30-Jul-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Emma McBride and Caterina Vernieri Receive 2018 Panofsky Fellowships at SLAC

Emma McBride and Caterina Vernieri are the recipients of this year’s Panofsky Fellowships at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. McBride will develop techniques to study matter in extreme conditions like the ones...
26-Jul-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Q&A: SLAC Theorist Lance Dixon Explains Quantum Gravity

In this Q&A, Particle Physics and Astrophysics Professor Lance Dixon of Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory explains one approach to developing such a theory, called quantum gravity.
18-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

SLAC Researchers to Present at AAAS 2015

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers will share the latest discoveries and innovations in a wide range of fields at this year’s AAAS Annual Meeting (Feb. 12-16 in San Jose, Calif.), including X-ray lasers, quantum materials, citizen...
10-Feb-2015 6:40 PM EST

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