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11.10.15
The Big Picture: The world's most powerful x-ray laser
11.10.15

The Big Picture: The world's most powerful x-ray laser

This is a photo of the Linac Coherent Light Source or LCLS -- an x-ray free-electron laser in Stan...

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11.05.15
Scientists map high-temp superconductivity in 3D for the first time
11.05.15

Scientists map high-temp superconductivity in 3D for the first time

All it took was a powerful magnetic pulse and the brightest X-rays on the planet.

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06.26.15
Crazy fast X-ray laser catches chemical reactions in the act
06.26.15

Crazy fast X-ray laser catches chemical reactions in the act

Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC laboratory have taken a "molecular movie" of a chemi...

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11.18.13
Researchers create self-healing batteries inspired by artificial robot skin
11.18.13

Researchers create self-healing batteries inspired by artificial robot skin

In the race to create a better battery, scientists have gazed longingly at silicon, prized for its...

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09.27.13
Stanford's latest particle accelerator is smaller than a grain of rice (video)
09.27.13

Stanford's latest particle accelerator is smaller than a grain of rice (video)

Particle accelerators range in size from massive to compact, but researchers from Stanford Univers...

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08.12.12
Diamond hones DOE X-ray laser howitzer to razor-sharp precision
08.12.12

Diamond hones DOE X-ray laser howitzer to razor-sharp precision

The US Department of Energy's SLAC accelerator lab already has a pretty useful X-ray laser -- the...

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