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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry praises SLAC researchers, talks energy obstacles

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry made his final stop on his tour of national laboratories in the Bay Area at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory on Mar. 28, when he delivered a motivational speech to its employees. Perry praised their cutting-edge scientific research and expressed support for finding economically feasible solutions to energy challenges.

SLAC marks 40 years of X-ray research

Forty years after SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) researchers first extracted hard X-rays from the program’s Stanford Positron Electron Asymmetric Ring (SPEAR) accelerator, the laboratory has continued to produce cutting-edge research in the field while inspiring similar efforts around the world.