Lasers | The Linac Coherent Light Source at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has yielded the first published scientific findings to use the ultra-intense X-ray. “An era of exploring the interactions of high-intensity, hard X-rays with matter has begun,” said researchers in a study published Thursday in Nature. The LCLS opened last May.
Spies? | Anna Chapman, one of 10 alleged Russian spies arrested in the United States this week, appeared in a photo at Stanford’s Global Technology Symposium in March, the AP reported. The symposium was held at Arrillaga Alumni Center and in Sunnyvale; tickets cost upward of $1,000.