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From SLAC Lab: "Antimatter Once More Flowing to Experiments at SLAC"


SLAC Lab

July 16, 2014
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Following an absence of six years, beams of positrons – the antimatter twins of electrons – are once more streaming through the… 526 more words

Basic Research

From interactions.org: "KEK: 50 years from the discovery of 'CP-violation'"

11 July 2014
Professor Yoshihide Sakai
Co-spokesperson, the Belle Collaboration
The High Energy Accelerator Research Organization

Public Relations Office, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Japan… 682 more words

Basic Research

From SLAC: "Uncertainty Gives Scientists New Confidence in Search for Novel Materials "


SLAC Lab

July 10, 2014
Andrew Gordon, agordon@slac.stanford.edu, (650) 926-2282

Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have found a way to estimate uncertainties in computer calculations that are widely used to speed the search for new materials for industry, electronics, energy, drug design and a host of other applications. 715 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From SLAC Lab: "SLAC, Stanford Scientists Play Key Roles in Confirming Cosmic Inflation"


SLAC Lab

March 19, 2014
Glennda Chui

Chao-Lin Kuo and Kent Irwin Helped Develop Technology for Imaging Gravitational Waves

Two scientists at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory made key contributions to the discovery of the first direct evidence for cosmic inflation – the rapid expansion of the infant universe in the first trillionth of a trillionth of a trillionth of a second after the Big Bang. 1,257 more words

Basic Research

From SLAC Lab: "Scientists Use X-rays to Look at How DNA Protects Itself from UV Light"


SLAC Lab

June 23, 2014
Andrew Gordon, agordon@slac.stanford.edu, (650) 926-2282

The molecular building blocks that make up DNA absorb ultraviolet light so strongly that sunlight should deactivate them – yet it does not. 734 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From SLAC Lab: "Scientists Take First Dip into Water’s Mysterious ‘No Man’s Land’"


SLAC Lab

June 18, 2014
Andy Freeberg, afreeberg@slac.stanford.edu, (650) 926-4359

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have made the first structural observations of liquid water at temperatures down to minus 51 degrees Fahrenheit, within an elusive “no man’s land” where water’s strange properties are super-amplified. 721 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From SLAC Lab: "A New Way to Create Compact Light Sources"


SLAC Lab

June 6, 2014
Glenn Roberts Jr.

SLAC scientists have found a new way to produce bright pulses of light from accelerated electrons that could shrink… 809 more words

Basic Research