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Jul 2018

  • Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:18pm

    Water Refill Stations Save 84,000+ Plastic Bottles

    Since 2015, the Water Bottle Refilling Stations strategically placed around Jefferson Lab’s campus have collectively kept the equivalent of 84,000 plastic water bottles out of the landfills and oceans, and that number grows every day.

  • Fri, 07/06/2018 - 08:11am

    Jefferson Lab Receives E3 Designation for Environmental Excellence

    Jefferson Lab was recently notified by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality that it is recognized as an Exemplary Environmental Enterprise (E3) facility. 

  • Tue, 07/03/2018 - 01:25pm

    The Magnet Doctors Are In

    Meet the Magnet Group: a newly formed technical support group whose members are like doctors for magnets. If a magnet is sick, they make it better.

Jun 2018

  • Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:35pm

    Tech Tuesday: "You Help Me and I'll Help You"

    Interesting and sometimes unexpected connections arise between nuclear physics and other fields. This edition of Tech Tuesday shows how these connections can yield benefits for nuclear physics and fields as diverse as medical imaging and archeology.

  • Tue, 06/26/2018 - 08:28am

    The Quest for Better Accelerators

    DOE Early Career Award Winner Anne-Marie Valente-Feliciano is hunting for the formula to produce better particle accelerators for research, industry and medicine.

  • Tue, 06/26/2018 - 08:18am

    Revealing the Details of Subatomic Particle Interactions

    DOE Early Career Award Winner Raul Briceño will engage the incredible computational power of supercomputers to unravel the secrets of subatomic particles and how they interact.

  • Tue, 06/26/2018 - 07:14am

    Gaining New Insights into Proton Structure

    DOE Early Career Award Winner Anselm Vossen will take advantage of Jefferson Lab’s recently upgraded Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility to learn more about the particles that build our universe.

May 2018

Apr 2018

  • Wed, 04/18/2018 - 02:05pm

    Jefferson Lab Teacher Night Attracts Enthusiastic Crowd

    Attendees Take Science Activities and Excitement Back to their Classrooms

    NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Elementary and middle school science teachers, from all around Region II, gathered at Jefferson Lab on April 11 for a “science-ed pep rally” that combined networking, scientific door prizes and hands-on classroom activities. The event had them leaving the Lab energized about science and ready to bring what they learned to their classrooms.

  • Tue, 04/03/2018 - 04:13pm

    Jefferson Lab Recognized for DOE Project Management Excellence for 2017

    Recently, Jefferson Lab was recognized with a Department of Energy Project Management Achievement Award for the Office of Science’s 12 GeV Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility Upgrade Project.

    Under Secretary of Energy, The Honorable Mark Menezes, presented the 2017 Project Management Award to Federal Project Director Michael Epps during DOE’s annual project management workshop March 13-14, 2018. 

Mar 2018

  • Mon, 03/26/2018 - 04:13pm

    Tech Tuesday: Inventors and Physicists: a Great Partnership

    One of my childhood heroes was Leonardo da Vinci. He represented so many things to me: an artist, a scientist and an inventor. I later learned that the step from scientist to inventor is an easy one. While I was never able to call myself an artist, I did manage to rightfully take on the mantles of scientist and inventor.  At Jefferson Lab, we are designing and performing experiments in new ways to revel the secrets of the matter that makes up our universe. The search for these treasures of knowledge takes many twists and turns.

  • Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:40am

    Graduate Students: Earn Funding to Conduct Research Critical to DOE Office of Science Mission

    Applications for the Science Graduate Student Research Program Being Accepted Through May 15

    The Department of Energy recently announced that its Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is accepting applications for the 2018 Solicitation 1 cycle. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

  • Tue, 03/06/2018 - 03:43pm

    Jefferson Lab Participates in Canon Virginia’s External Technology Share Event

    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 interact with CVI’s workers, engineers and leadership.

  • Thu, 03/01/2018 - 09:24am

    The Nucleus: Coming Soon in 3D!

    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.

Feb 2018

  • Mon, 02/26/2018 - 02:23pm

    Jefferson Lab Architect Reappointed to Commonwealth Board

    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).

  • Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:06am

    Tech Tuesday: How Nuclear Physics Keeps You from Going Up in Smoke

    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. I mentioned in an earlier post that basic understanding of the universe gained by probing the mysteries of the atomic nucleus has led to life-saving devices from small smoke detectors to large medical centers that treat cancer.

  • Wed, 02/07/2018 - 01:03pm

    Thomas Jefferson High School Wins the 2018 Virginia Science Bowl

    Charlottesville, Langley, and Maggie Walker High Schools Place at Annual Competition

    NEWPORT NEWS, VA – More than a dozen teams converged on Jefferson Lab bright and early on Feb. 3 for the Virginia Regional High School Science Bowl. At the end of an intense day of academic competition, the team from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, took home top honors.

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