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LSST Focal Plane

Scientists capture largest digital photo ever taken in a single shot

Sensors for the world’s largest digital camera have snapped their first 3200-megapixel images at SLAC.

Ordem E Progresso

The legacy of César Lattes

Brazilian physicist César Lattes, considered a national hero for his discoveries, paved the way for trailblazing research projects in particle astrophysics across Latin America and beyond.

Photograph of Jonathan LeyVa, wearing purple gloves, working on a piece of equipment

A day in the life of a cosmic-ray ‘bookkeeper’

Early-career physicist Jonathan LeyVa is helping to build one of the world’s most sensitive dark matter detectors.

An illustration of the LSST

An astronomical data challenge

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will manage unprecedented volumes of data produced each night.

Photo of the index finger and thumb of someone wearing blue gloves next to a cube small enough to fit on a fingertip

Dark matter vibes

SuperCDMS physicists are testing a way to amp up dark matter vibrations to help them search for lighter particles.

An illustration of an artist's concept of machine learning

Machine learning proliferates in particle physics

A new review in Nature chronicles the many ways machine learning is popping up in particle physics research.

Illustration of LSST Camera with film strips flying around for the worlds largest astronomical movie (pink, blue, black, white)

The world’s largest astronomical movie

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.

A dark matter radio floats through space

A radio for dark matter

Instead of searching for dark matter particles, a new device will search for dark matter waves.

Neurons and Einstein ring

Neural networks meet space

Artificial intelligence analyzes gravitational lenses 10 million times faster.

From left: SLAC's Tsuguo Aramak, Paul Brink and Mike Racine are performing final adjustments to the SuperCDMS SNOLAB engineering

A new search for dark matter 6800 feet underground

Prototype tests of the future SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment are in full swing.