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Quarks Feel the Pressure in the Proton

Inside every proton in every atom in the universe is a pressure cooker environment that surpasses the atom-crushing heart of a neutron star. That’s according to the first measurement of a mechanical property of subatomic particles, the pressure...
15-May-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Weak Side of the Proton

A new result from the Q-weak experiment at the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility provides a precision test of the weak force, one of four fundamental forces in nature. This result, published recently in Nature,...
8-May-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Jefferson Lab Announces May 19 Public Open House

The free event is open to the public and offers an opportunity for people of all ages to spend the day exploring this world-class research facility. The biennial open house features tours of the lab’s unique particle accelerator facilities, as...
2-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Jefferson Lab Announces New Accelerator Science Leader

The Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has announced that Andrei Seryi will become its new associate director for accelerator operations, research and development in June.
15-Mar-2018 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Nucleus: Coming Soon in 3D!

Physicians have long used CT scans to get 3D imagery of the inner workings of the human body. Now, physicists are working toward getting their first CT scans of the inner workings of the nucleus. A measurement of quarks in helium nuclei published...
1-Mar-2018 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Visits Jefferson Lab

Highlights from the U.S. Secretary of Energy's visit to the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility on Feb. 21, 2018. Jefferson Lab is one of 17 Department of Energy national laboratories.
22-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Four to Beam Up

Just months after completing a nine-year construction project to upgrade its research capabilities, the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has delivered its next technological success: For the first time, the...
18-Jan-2018 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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CEBAF Begins Operations following Upgrade Completion

The world's most advanced particle accelerator for investigating the quark structure of matter is gearing up to begin its first experiments following official completion of an upgrade to triple its original design energy. The Continuous Electron...
4-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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