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Three physicists talk about how they got started, their work at SLAC and what they would say to others considering a career in STEM.
Isleydys Silva Torrecilla, Emmanuel Aneke and Bhavna Nayak
Anchoring individual iridium atoms on the surface of a catalytic particle boosted its performance in carrying out a reaction that’s been a bottleneck for sustainable energy production.
Alt text: Illustration showing surface of a catalyst as a lattice work of atoms, with single iridium molecules held above it on tiny 8-sided structures to facilitate splitting of water molecules seen floating above
Drawing on SLAC facilities, Australian researchers have revealed how Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria obtain manganese from our bodies, which could lead to better therapies to target the pathogen.
A protein molecule with intertwined spirals around a small yellow center form.
Storing the rechargeable batteries at sub-freezing temperatures can crack the battery cathode and separate it from other parts of the battery, a new study shows.
A drone flying on Mars
The work sheds light on the web of hydrogen bonds that gives water its strange properties, which play a vital role in many chemical and biological processes.
UED Water
SLAC and Stanford scientists used it to zoom in on an iconic RNA catalyst and a piece of viral RNA t...
A high-res 3D ribbon diagram showing the structure of part of an RNA molecule
Their work aims to bridge two approaches to driving the reaction – one powered by heat, the other by...
A ball-and-stick illustration of a single nickel atom (green) bonded to nitrogen atoms (blue) on the surface of a carbon material. The arrangement allows the nickel atoms to catalyze two types of reactions involved in making fuel from CO2.
Belopolski has made key discoveries about Weyl semimetals and topological magnets, systems in which...
Portrait of Ilya Belopolski
Teaching machine learning the basics of accelerator physics is particularly useful in situations whe...
SSRL
The process, which also facilitates name changes for religious, marital and other reasons, allows re...
Name Change