October 17, 2003

 

 

Phenomenal Science Praised at 30th SSRL Meeting

By Heather Rock Woods

SSRL’s annual Users’ Meeting celebrated 30 years of phenomenal science and, in the packed Panofsky Auditorium, users from around the world were urged to communicate their scientific achievements to both the public and Congress.

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The 5045 Klystron—A SLAC Success Story

By Heather Rock Woods

When the Stanford Linear Collider (SLC) was on the drawing board 20 years ago, it called for klystrons more than twice as powerful as the existing ones, and needed hundreds of them reliably produced. The Klystron/Microwave Department developed the new klystron, known as the 5045, and was soon producing them at a rate of 12 per month.

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SLAC Physicists Promote Interest in Science at Sally Ride Festival

By Anna Gosline

Though Britney Spears might be cooler than British Thermal Units, nothing is cooler than ice cream—except maybe ice cream made with liquid nitrogen.

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Other Members of the SLAC Community Need Some Respect

By Anna Gosline   

The SLAC grounds are home to skunks, raccoons, two species of foxes, rabbits, squirrels, two bobcat families and over 70 deer.

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