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    I saw the camera work at next to Stanford. The image sensor is gargantuan. Here's one of the 189 16-megapixel image sensors modules:

  2. 4 hours ago

    Join us in one week (November 28) for our next free public lecture - "Paint-On Cells: How the Magic Happens"

  3. 5 hours ago

    1st of 21 science rafts for 3.2-gigapixel camera arrived from this week. The rafts are arrays of 9 imaging sensors, or CCDs, each with 4K-by-4K pixels. We're assembling & testing the digital camera, the largest ever built for astronomy

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    Nov 20

    Meteors that struck Earth are likely smaller than previously estimated, researchers using 's X-ray laser discovered.

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    Nov 17

    🎧 Find out how , , & are building the world's largest camera for astronomy: the ! 📸🌌

  6. 9 hours ago

    Hear professor emerita Helen Quinn, recipient of 2018 Medal in Physics, discuss her career with (scroll to bottom of page for interview)

  7. Nov 20
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    Nov 20

    Meteors that struck Earth are likely smaller than previously estimated, researchers using 's X-ray laser discovered.

  9. Nov 20

    .'s talks to 's about how and others are building a 3.2-gigapixel digital camera (the world's largest for astronomy), which will be used in the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

  10. Nov 20

    Welding work on the LCLS-II cryogenic plant in the early hours of the day

  11. Nov 19

    ICYMI Around the world, scientists & non-scientists alike celebrated the first international , via

  12. Nov 18

    Engineering for high-energy physics requires a healthy dose of imagination because it often requires working within extreme constraints, via

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    Nov 17

    digital camera, currently being constructed , was featured on NPR's this morning. Read/listen at

  14. Nov 17

    Research with our X-ray laser simulates what happens when a meteor hits Earth’s crust. The results suggest that scientists studying impact sites have been overestimating the sizes of the meteors that made them.

  15. Nov 17

    Former SLAC director Jonathan Dorfan has been awarded Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star for his contributions as founding president of

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    We can fix that. fans, show your support by helping us get more followers than before .

  17. Nov 17

    .'s Yashar Hezaveh discusses using to analyze gravitational lenses 10 million times faster

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    Nov 17

    Exascale computing, data analytics, electron lasers and more at the table, booth 613.

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    Nov 17

    Excellent piece by 's featuring 's explaining how and others are building the world's largest digital camera for astronomy, which will be used in the future Large Synoptic Survey Telescope .

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