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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Scientists Create ‘Diamond Rain’ That Forms in the Interior of Icy Giant Planets

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In an experiment designed to mimic the conditions deep inside the icy giant planets of our solar system, scientists were able to observe “diamond rain” for the first time as it formed in high-pressure conditions. Extremely high pressure squeezes...
17-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kathryn Hastie Wins Spicer Award for Lassa Virus Work at SLAC’s X-Ray Synchrotron

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Kathryn Hastie, staff scientist at The Scripps Research Institute, has spent the last decade studying how the deadly Lassa virus – which causes up to half a million cases of Lassa fever each year in West Africa – enters human cells via a cell...
18-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Q&A: SLAC Theorist Lance Dixon Explains Quantum Gravity

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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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