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From Science to Finance: SLAC Summer Interns Forge New Paths in STEM


Internships at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have a way of opening surprising doors to the future.
21-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

High-Speed Movie Aids Scientists Who Design Glowing Molecules


In a recent experiment conducted at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a research team used bright, ultrafast X-ray pulses from SLAC’s X-ray free-electron laser to create a high-speed movie of a fluorescent protein...
21-Sep-2017 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SLAC-Led Project Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Prevent or Minimize Electric Grid Failures


A project led by the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will combine artificial intelligence with massive amounts of data and industry experience from a dozen U.S. partners to identify places where the electric grid is...
14-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hewlett Packard’s Suhas Kumar Wins 2017 Klein Award


Suhas Kumar, a postdoctoral researcher at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), wants to develop next-generation information storage devices and better computers. His particular interest is a new type of electronic device, called a memristor, that could...
11-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Students Discuss ‘Cosmic Opportunities’ at 45th Annual SLAC Summer Institute


When the moon threw its shadow on the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory during the Aug. 21 partial solar eclipse, it created the perfect backdrop for the 45th annual SLAC Summer Institute (SSI). This year, the program was...
7-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Artificial Intelligence Analyzes Gravitational Lenses 10 Million Times Faster

Researchers from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have for the first time shown that neural networks – a form of artificial intelligence – can accurately analyze the complex distortions in...
29-Aug-2017 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New X-Ray Laser Technique Reveals Magnetic Skyrmion Fluctuations


A new way of operating the powerful X-ray laser at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has enabled researchers to detect and measure fluctuations in magnetic structures being considered for new data storage and...
29-Aug-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SLAC’s Blair Ratcliff Wins American Physical Society’s Instrumentation Award


The American Physical Society has recognized Blair Ratcliff, an emeritus physicist at SLAC and Stanford University, with the 2017 Division of Particles and Fields Instrumentation Award “for the development of novel detectors exploiting Cherenkov...
28-Aug-2017 11:05 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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