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July 19, 2023
“It’s going to double the mapping speed of the Large Aperture Telescope Receiver and make our observatory phenomenally sensitive,” said …

The Stanford researchers involved in the SALSA study are thrilled with their fascinating findings and the cake awaiting them after the photo shoot. Top (l to r)...

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July 14, 2023
Magnetic fields are common throughout the universe but incredibly challenging to study.
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June 30, 2023
This event was recorded on June 21, 2023 at Aspen Center for Physics during the 2023 DeWolf Foundation Physics Talks, in partnership with Aspen…
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June 30, 2023
Astronomers around the world have spent decades observing dozens of pulsars – the super-dense remains of exploded stars that emit regular pulses of…

Provost Persis Drell and Vice Provost and Dean of Research Kathryn Moler are recipients of the Deborah Rhode Lifetime Achievement Award. (Image credit: Andrew...

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June 6, 2023
Deborah Rhode Lifetime Achievement Award Named after an amazing and fierce advocate for gender equity in the academy, this award honors Professor…
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June 6, 2023
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June 5, 2023
Stanley G. Wojcicki died on May 31, 2023, at his condo in Los Altos at age 86. He still maintained his home on the Stanford campus.

2023 Panofsky Fellows Kelly Stifter and Julia Gonski. (Courtesy Kelly Stifter and Julia Gonski)

 

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June 1, 2023
Kelly Stifter and Julia Gonski have been named 2023 Panofsky Fellows at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

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May 24, 2023
While the cosmic-backlight approach should work well for mapping matter at the edges of galaxies, it does have a significant shortcoming:…

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May 24, 2023
Anna Soper is a first-year Stanford doctoral student studying applied physics.

This is a long-exposure image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope of massive galaxy cluster Abell 2744. It shows some of the faintest and youngest galaxies...

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May 10, 2023
Stanford physics graduate student Elise Darragh-Ford and her colleagues examined computer-simulated clusters produced by the The Three Hundred…