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Andrei Seryi, director of the John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science, will take the helm of Jefferson Lab’s Accelerator Division in June.
some of the activities presented at past Teacher Night events
Enrichment program helps bring new, tested activities to the classroom
Seventeen teams arrived at Jefferson Lab early Saturday, March 3 – despite a large Nor’easter still impacting the region – ready for a day of intense academic competition. And in a knuckle-biter final round, Rachel Carson Middle School, Herndon, pulled ahead of Longfellow Middle School, Falls...
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry on Feb. 21 visited the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab), one of the nation’s premier national laboratories for nuclear physics research and accelerator science.
Anticipation is growing across the Commonwealth and at Jefferson Lab as the date draws near for the 2018 Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl. The lab is preparing for 17 teams to compete in the academic competition set for Saturday, March 3.
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NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility will conduct the monthly test of its tornado warning siren at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 2. Depending on weather conditions at the time of the test, the siren could be heard by anyone within a 1.5-mile radius of the lab.
Thirteen teams prepare to compete at Jefferson Lab on February 3 NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Excitement is building at Jefferson Lab as the date for the Virginia Regional High School Science Bowl draws near. The lab will welcome 13 teams to this year’s event on Saturday, February 3.
Jefferson Lab’s Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility delivers beam to all four of its experimental areas simultaneously


Cannon Technology Fair was heavily attended.
Attendees Learn About New Technologies and Advancements NEWPORT NEWS, VA – When Canon Virginia (CVI) was putting together its External Technology Share event, it seemed natural to include neighbor, Jefferson Lab. On February 22, Jefferson Lab joined nine other companies and organizations invited to...
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.
Christine Snetter, an architect with Jefferson Lab’s Facilities Management and Logistics department, was recently appointed to a second four-year term on the Virginia Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA).
I’m lucky.  I’m part of a team of scientists, engineers and technicians that have been asked by our country to seek better understanding of the universe. Besides getting new insights into the nature of our universe, the things we learn while conducting research help to make our lives better.
Charlottesville, Langley, and Maggie Walker High Schools Place at Annual Competition
Jefferson Science Associates is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 JSA Thesis Prize. For a thesis to be nominated, it must have been completed during calendar year 2017 or during the last quarter of 2016 (if not previously submitted), and it must be based on some aspect of the research...
Grant supports research associated with Jefferson Lab’s science program
Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar visited Jefferson Lab
On Jan. 11, Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar visited Jefferson Lab. While at the lab, he met several members of the lab’s senior leadership team, as well as members of the lab’s User Community and DOE Thomas Jefferson Site Office staff, and a number of the lab’s young...

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