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Hour of code students
Youngsters Tackle Computer Science Skills, Learn About Career Opportunities NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Fifty fifth graders from Carver Elementary School participated in computer coding activities and learned about computer science careers during their visit to Jefferson Lab on Dec. 12.
Jefferson Lab prepares for a new era of research
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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, Dec. 1. 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.
Dr. Hari Areti, has been selected to receive the Francis G. Slack Award, established by the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society, to honor excellence in service to Physics in the Southeastern U.S. Areti, a senior scientist at Jefferson Lab and professor at Old Dominion’s Center for...
NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Fulvia Pilat, a staff scientist at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society. The honor is bestowed by members of APS on their peers for exceptional contributions to their fields.
Founding Director honored “for far reaching contributions to accelerator science and technology”
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The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility will conduct the monthly test of its tornado warning siren at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. 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. The test will be carried...
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Around the nation, and across the commonwealth, middle and high school students are forming their teams, coordinating with their coaches, and tackling the rigorous process of preparing for the 2018 regional Science Bowl tournaments. Now is also the time for teams to register for their regional...

Features

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...
As a child, you probably remember being fascinated by everyday things: that shiny rock you kicked or that weird looking beetle that you saw darting around a porch light. Kids typically have many questions for their parents: Why do roly-poly bugs wrap themselves up like a ball? Why do we get...
Of Kevin Jordan’s 21 patents, more than half come from his work on boron-nitride nanotubes. Earlier this year, Jordan and his colleagues were recognized for their efforts by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration when it named BNNTs as its 2016 NASA Government Invention of the Year.
Simona Malace
Simona Malace, a staff scientist at Jefferson Lab, likes to refer to protons and neutrons as “tiny laboratories” that enable her studies of the heart of matter. For decades, physicists like Malace have probed protons and neutrons, particles known collectively as nucleons, to study the strong...
Ted Rogers will apply his 2017 DOE Early Career Award to extend the theory that enables more detailed understanding of quark movement in the proton.
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Thousands of Virginia students are expected to flock to Jefferson Lab's Science Education website in the coming weeks – just as they have done each spring for the past several years – as they prepare for the Virginia Standards of Learning examinations. Jefferson Lab’s website hosts the Virginia...
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Much like two friendly neighbors getting together to chat over a cup of coffee, the minuscule particles in our sub-atomic world also come together to engage in a kind of conversation. Now, nuclear scientists are developing tools to allow them to listen in on the particles’ gab fests and learn more...
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Cumulative Time Worked Represents Nearly 2,100 Years of Service to Lab

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