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DOE NATIONAL LABORATORY:
SLAC NATIONAL
ACCELERATOR LABORATORY

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is one of the world 's leading research laboratories. Established in 1962, it is located at Stanford University in Menlo Park, CA. Our mission is to design, construct and operate state-of-the-art electron accelerators and related experimental facilities for use in high-energy physics and synchrotron radiation research.

www.slac.stanford.edu


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Robotics meet X-ray lasers in cutting-edge biology studies

Robotics meet X-ray lasers in cutting-edge biology studies

Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are combining the speed and precision of robots with one of the brightest X-ray lasers on the planet for pioneering studies of proteins important to biology and drug discovery.

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President Obama bestows National Medal of Science on SLAC director emeritus Burton Richter

President Barack Obama presented SLAC director emeritus and Nobel Prize winner Burton Richter with the National Medal of Science at a Nov. 20 ceremony at the White House. Richter was one of 10 distinguished researchers presented with the National Medal of Science, the highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the field of science.

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President Obama bestows National Medal of Science on SLAC director emeritus Burton Richter

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Lab Contact Info

Contact: Andrew Freeberg
Phone: 650-926-4359
Email: afreeberg@slac.stanford.edu
Location: Menlo Park, CA

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23-Jun-2014
Scientists use X-rays to look at how DNA protects itself from UV light
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

21-Nov-2013
Will 2-D tin be the next super material?
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

22-Oct-2013
Copper shock: An atomic-scale stress test
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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