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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

2575 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
+1 650-926-3000
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Amazing facilities

Used to play pick up soccer games here when I was based in Palo Alto, was like playing on a carpet... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Alex M
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
I've used the SLAC auditorium many times in the past

This is a historic location not only for the science done ehre, but also the first US web site, and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2012
eugenemiya
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Mountain View, California
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26 Apr 2016
“Amazing facilities”
27 Oct 2012
“I've used the SLAC auditorium many times in the past”
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2575 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025-7015
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Used to play pick up soccer games here when I was based in Palo Alto, was like playing on a carpet. Mastered my corner taking over the months I spent here, can stick a ball on a pin head now.

1  Thank Alex M
Reviewed 27 October 2012

This is a historic location not only for the science done ehre, but also the first US web site, and the home meeting locations of the Homebrew Computer Club and my former SIGGRAPH chapter. It's a fine part of the Stanford, Palo Alto, California science...More

2  Thank eugenemiya
Reviewed 4 October 2012

This is not "open to the public." We went with a Stanford tour group and got to see various parts of the buildings, some of which are just below ground level. Very interesting to someone who likes science/physics. It's an older facility and is not...More

2  Thank ALP1991
Reviewed 3 March 2012

In truth, touring a linear accelerator probably can't be that great, because the really amazing parts are simply not easy to open to the public. But, you do get to see enough to appreciate how profoundly important basic research is to our world. You also...More

2  Thank MarkHazelbaker
Reviewed 16 July 2011

My family (including 12 and 9 year old boys) scheduled the rare tour for the particle accelerator. It is really for 12 and older, but my 9 year old loves physics (don't ask), and Stanford was kind enough to make an exception. The tour begins...More

2  Thank jjgasman
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