The Jefferson Lab Press Room

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Jefferson Lab Director Stuart Henderson has been appointed a Governor's Distinguished CEBAF Professor.
Four scientists affiliated with Jefferson Lab have been elected to the status of Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Improved data center provides efficiency, security and reliability
Cristiano Fanelli has been awarded the 2018 JSA Postdoctoral Prize for innovative solutions in optimizing particle detectors.
Discover why Jefferson Lab is a popular field trip destination for students in Hampton Roads and the surrounding areas. Registration is now open for the laboratory’s full calendar of free Physics Fest events taking place during the 2018-2019 school year.
Young Researcher Awarded Funds from European Union for International Research
Group of diverse people looking at smartphone
Most of us walk around with a smart phone, but I bet it’s news to many that the tools first built to understand the workings of the nucleus of the atom, the same tools used here at Jefferson Lab, became the tools to ultimately create smart phones (and more). Having my smartphone is great; it helps...
Protons appear to get extra pep in their step when they’re outnumbered by neutrons in the atom’s nucleus.


Supported by Jefferson Lab staff volunteers, the BEAMS program introduces local fifth and sixth graders to real-world science and technical careers.
The OARtrac® system, built with detector technologies used in nuclear physics, has won kudos for measuring radiation treatments in hard-to-reach areas.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Learn how nuclear physics has been used to diagnose and treat many types of cancer, including breast cancer.
Dilon and Jefferson Lab signatories for license
Detector technology with lower radiation dose now licensed by Dilon Technologies
In a lab where every detail could be historically relevant, the Jefferson Lab History Archives Program captures the past for future audiences.
This week, almost two dozen children participated in Jefferson Lab's popular Summer Science Camp for Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing Youth, designed to meet the needs of rising fourth- through eighth-grade students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
Pressure systems are everywhere, from underground steam pipes throughout a city, to combustion engines in cars and even in most of the equipment at Jefferson Lab.

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