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  • Fri, 09/06/2002 - 02:00pm

    Jefferson Lab announces Fall 2002 Science Series line-up

    The Jefferson Lab Fall Science Series kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 18, with Robert Ehrlich, noted scientist and author of 19 books. The George Mason University professor will be discussing the issues he raises in his most recent book, "Nine Crazy Ideas in Science: A Few Might Even Be True."

Jul 2002

  • Mon, 07/15/2002 - 02:00pm

    New Center for Advanced Medical Instrumentation Created

    Cynthia Keppel, a professor at Hampton University and a research scientist with Jefferson Lab, has been named the director of Hampton University's new Center for Advanced Medical Instrumentation.

    Interest in the recently formed research center is keen as work is already underway to develop an array of portable, hand-held, non-invasive, medical diagnostic devices.

Apr 2002

  • Mon, 04/22/2002 - 02:00pm

    Jefferson Lab Man Donates Bone Marrow to Save 12-Year-Old Boy

    Leon Reynolds: son, husband, father, former Marine and teacher, accelerator operator and most recently, bone marrow donor.

    Last month, Reynolds became Jefferson Lab's first person in corporate memory to become a marrow donor. He entered the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) registry on Oct. 11, 2000, when the Lab sponsored a bone marrow registry drive in conjunction with a regularly scheduled Red Cross blood drive.

  • Mon, 04/22/2002 - 02:00pm

    Jefferson Lab Tech Associate Invents Lockout Device for Equipment with Removable Power Cords

    It was the early 1990s and building Jefferson Lab's Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator was in high gear. The Accelerator Division was busy installing some 30 vacuum ion pumps in the tunnel. Simultaneously, above ground in the long, low service buildings sitting over the tunnel, workers were installing and wiring the 7 kV, high-voltage power supplies for those ion pumps.

  • Mon, 04/22/2002 - 02:00pm

    Jefferson Lab's Education Web Site Hits New High-Usage Record

    Jefferson Lab's Science Education web site hit a new high in usage yesterday. In a 24-hour-period nearly 125,000 pages were viewed, according to Steve Gagnon, JLab Education technician.

  • Mon, 04/22/2002 - 02:00pm

    Next Jefferson Lab Science Series Event Set for May 8

    On Wednesday, May 8, Jefferson Lab hosts Marcia Bartusiak for a discussion of her latest book "Einstein's Unfinished Symphony." A new generation of observations, now being completed worldwide, will give astronomers not just a new window on the cosmos but a whole new sense with which to explore and experience the heavens above us. Instead of collecting light waves or radio waves, these novel instruments will allow astronomers to at last place their hands on the fabric of space-time and feel the very rhythms of the universe.

  • Mon, 04/22/2002 - 02:00pm

    Six Local Teens Win Jefferson Lab Summer Externships

    Six Newport News 11th graders recently won paid, six-week, summer externships at Jefferson Lab.

    A dozen finalists competed in the oral presentation segment of Jefferson Lab's second annual African-Americans in Science & Technology Essay Contest. The finalists visited the Department of Energy basic physics research laboratory in late February for a day of activities, which culminated with the oral presentation segment of the contest.

  • Fri, 04/19/2002 - 02:00pm

    Jefferson Lab Physicist Wins American Physical Society Award

    Keith Baker, from Jefferson Lab in Newport News, Va., was recently awarded the American Physical Society's 2002 Edward A. Bouchet Award for innovative research.

  • Thu, 04/04/2002 - 01:00pm

    Commonwealth, High-Tech Leaders Recognize 14 Jefferson Lab Staff Members for Patent Work

    Fourteen current and former Jefferson Lab employees were recognized on April 4 for their work on nine recently approved patents. On hand to applaud the individuals for their innovative work were the Commonwealth's Secretary of Technology, several of Virginia's high technology leaders, Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA) President Jerry Draayer, Department of Energy Site Office staff and Jefferson Lab leadership.

Feb 2002

  • Tue, 02/26/2002 - 12:00am

    Old Dominion University to Celebrate Annual Womengineers Day

    ODU Womengineers Poster Old Dominion University is planning its second annual Womengineers Day for Saturday, March 9.

  • Thu, 02/21/2002 - 01:00pm

    Jefferson Lab Hosts Series of Public Lectures in the Coming Months

    The Lab's Spring Science Series kicks off at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, when the Lab brings Richard S. Williams, Jr., from the U.S. Geological Survey Center in to present his life's work "Iceland: Dynamic Land of Ice and Fire." Iceland is a land of great contrasts, especially in its physical geography and geology. Glaciers and volcanoes abound in this geologically dynamic land that sits astride the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Eleven percent of the land is covered with glaciers, and more than 150 volcanic eruptions have been documented since Iceland was settled.

  • Thu, 02/14/2002 - 01:00pm

    Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology from Alexandria Wins 2002 Virginia Regional Science Bowl

    NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Some of the brightest young minds in the state came together at Jefferson Lab on Saturday, Feb. 9, to compete in the Virginia Regional Science Bowl. Twenty teams, representing high schools from across the Commonwealth participated in the academic competition, which has been sponsored by the Department of Energy since 1991.