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Four complementary analyses by Fermilab’s MicroBooNE show no signs of a theorized fourth kind of neutrino known as the sterile neutrino. Its existence is considered a possible explanation for anomalies seen in previous physics experiments.
A green and red track slants across a blue background
A new analysis of the South Pole-based telescope’s cosmic microwave background observations has all but ruled out several popular models of inflation.
A telescope pokes out from a metal dish.
Topological insulators conduct electricity on their surfaces but not through their interiors. SLAC scientists discovered that high harmonic generation produces a unique signature from the topological surface.
A counterclockwise pattern of swirling arrows This pattern of arrows representing the combined spin and momentum of electrons in the surface layer of a topological insulator
Benjamin Lev, Srinivas Raghu and Monika Schleier-Smith were all recognized for their work on quantum physics.
Portraits of three Stanford and SLAC physicists who were named APS Fellows
The results could lead to a better understanding of reactions with vital roles in chemistry and biol...
UED conformers
The early career award honors Sood for his research and leadership using the LCLS user facility at S...
Aditya Sood portrait
Spawned by the spins of electrons in magnetic materials, these tiny whirlpools behave like independe...
Illustration of skyrmions -- little whirlpools of magnetism formed by the spins of atoms.
Scientists who perform experiments at SLAC’s lightsources gathered online for research talks, worksh...
Aerial view of industrial-looking research buildings
High-power lasers will work in concert with the lab’s X-ray laser to dramatically improve our unders...
diamond rain