June 17, 2005


Ray Orbach to Talk to SLAC Staff

Raymond L. Orbach
Director, DOE Office of Science

Will Give a Special Address

June 23
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

On The Green

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E-166: Sultans of Spin

By Monica Bobra

On June 6th, the E-166 experiment began taking data at SLAC in the first of two month-long experimental runs. The experiment is designed to produce polarized positron beams, in which most of the positrons spin in the same direction. This technology is an important component in the research and development of the International Linear Collider (ILC).

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Light Sources Study Protein Involved in Drug Resistance

By Heather Rock Woods

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have solved the structure of a protein called MsbA which is used by bacteria and cancer cells to resist therapeutic drugs. Researchers Geoffrey Chang and Christopher Reyes solved the structure using high-resolution x-ray crystallography at SSRL, and at the Advanced Light Source in Berkeley.

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Public Lecture:
The Physics of Super Lasers

June 28
7:30 p.m.
Panofsky Auditorium

Find out what happens when you turn the lights ALL THE WAY UP!

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