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Thesis Prize Winner’s Calculations Characterize Neutrino Interactions

Alessandro Baroni is helping demystify one of the most mysterious particles. His work is contributing to our understanding of neutrinos, and it has earned him the 2017 Jefferson Science Associates Thesis Prize for work performed on a thesis related...
10-Jul-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


The Quest for Better Accelerators

The ability to perfectly control the process of laying thin films of material onto the surface of an inexpensive metal may be all it takes to produce more efficient and cheaper particle accelerators for a wide range of applications.
26-Jun-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Revealing the Details of Subatomic Particle Interactions

Supercomputers have the power to unlock the secrets of subatomic particles that are hidden deep inside everyday matter. But they can’t do it on their own: They require experts to use their knowledge of the theory subatomic to set up the problems...
26-Jun-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Gaining New Insights Into Proton Structure

The recent completion of the 12 GeV Upgrade of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility has opened up a new realm for exploration of the particles and forces that give rise to our universe. Making the most of this opportunity takes...
26-Jun-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Three Researchers Affiliated with Jefferson Lab Receive DOE Early Career Awards

Three young scientists affiliated with Jefferson Lab win grants to support research for building better accelerators and for using Jefferson Lab’s recently upgraded accelerator and supercomputers to suss out new information about subatomic...
22-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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


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


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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