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Jan 1998

  • Thu, 01/01/1998 - 12:00am

    Northern Virginia: Hub for the next 'Net (The Associated Press)

    Northern Virginia: Hub for the next 'Net

    Region will be home to key Internet 2 connect points

    Blacksburg, Va. - People using the Internet in Virginia will soon be able to avoid long waits to get on the World Wide Web.

    Virginia Tech has joined a group of high-tech companies and other universities in an effort to provide high-speed Internet service to businesses and the general public.

  • Thu, 01/01/1998 - 12:00am

    Scientists Deliver 'First Light' of Free-Electron Laser (Release)

    Scientists Deliver 'First Light' of Free-Electron Laser

    Researchers at the US Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Va., have delivered the "first light" of their free-electron laser.

    The laser delivered IR light at more than 150 W, surpassing the 11-W mark set by a free-electron laser at Vanderbilt University.

  • Thu, 01/01/1998 - 12:00am

    Small Universe (JMU Magazine)

    Dr. Kevin Giovanetti rides the lift above the detector.

    Small Universe

    Throwing Subatomic Baseballs

    By Margie Shetterly, JMU Magazine
    photos by Doug Sesny

Dec 1997

  • Thu, 12/11/1997 - 12:00am

    On a Table, 'Beam Me Up Scotty'-Like Experiment (Washington Post Staff Writer)

    On a Table, 'Beam Me Up Scotty'-Like Experiment

    Using 'Quantum Teleportation,' Researchers Make State of Photon Vanish and Reappear

    For the first time, scientists have demonstrated a form of teleportation -- the perennial dream of science-fiction writers -- in a tabletop experiment.

Nov 1997

  • Tue, 11/25/1997 - 12:00am

    How Can the Peninsula Attract High-Tech Companies? (Daily Press)

    How Can the Peninsula Attract High-Tech Companies?

    Q: With all the talk about increasing economic development and developing technology, what needs to be done to attract technology firms to the Peninsula?

    A: Community leaders throughout Hampton Roads want high-paying technology firms to replace the federal government's shrinking contribution to the economy.

  • Mon, 11/24/1997 - 12:00am

    NN's Applied Research Center Readying For Tenants (Daily Press)

    NN's Applied Research Center Readying For Tenants

    The carpets are being laid, the lab equipment's on the way and most of the space is spoken for.

  • Thu, 11/13/1997 - 12:00am

    What's Weird About Physicists? (Release)

    What's Weird About Physicists?

    Weird? What's weird about physicists? If you ask some people they will say everything. Nathan Isgur, chief scientist, and head of the Theory Group and University Relations at Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) will explain why physicists don't act normal and how everyday people can relate to them.

    Isgur will present "Quantum Mechanics for Non-Techies or Why Physicists Don't Act Normal" November 19.

  • Mon, 11/10/1997 - 12:00am

    Professor's Work with Quarks Earns Honors (Diamondback)

    Beise

    Professor's Work with Quarks Earns Honors

  • Mon, 11/03/1997 - 12:00am

    Vanderbilt to Host Research Association Nov. 5-6 (Vanderbilt Register)

    Vanderbilt to Host Research Association Nov. 5-6

    The Board of Trustees of the Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA) will meet on campus Nov. 5-6.

    Vanderbilt Chancellor Joe B. Wyatt will speak at a banquet attended by members of the board and other guests. Wyatt is a member and former chair of the Council of Presidents of SURA.

  • Sat, 11/01/1997 - 12:00am

    The Heart of the Matter (Physics)

    The Heart of the Matter

    All you see at first are some sparkling white buildings scattered almond trees and fields on the edge of Newport News, Virginia, on the Atlantic coast of America. But looking around, you may catch a glimpse of strange-looking grassy mounds rising out of the ground. Clearly manmade, they are the first indication of the dramatic events that are taking place beneath your feet.

Oct 1997

  • Tue, 10/21/1997 - 12:00am

    Grunder to Talk on Jefferson Lab (Oak Ridger)

    Grunder to Talk on Jefferson Lab

    Hermann A. Grunder, director of the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, will present a lecture at 2p.m. Friday in the Weinberg Auditorium at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

    The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, also known as the Jefferson Lab, is a Department of Energy nuclear physics research laboratory in Newport News, Va.

  • Thu, 10/16/1997 - 12:00am

    Income Hike on Horizon (Daily Press)

    Income Hike on Horizon

    Economist predicts earnings in Hampton Roads will grow

    Eighty-eight percent is good enough for a B-plus on most tests.

    The region's economic development leaders see it as a failing grade. They've bemoaned how the average Hampton Roads worker's earning has slipped to 88 percent of the national average, saying it symbolizes the region's problems competing in the Southeast.

  • Wed, 10/01/1997 - 12:00am

    Super Laser Nearly Complete (News-Press, Burrelle's)

    Super Laser Nearly Complete

    Newport News -- It has taken more than three months to assemble, but the most powerful free-electron laser in the world is almost complete.

    Scientists at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility hope the laser will attract researchers from around the world and spawn a new type of high-tech industry.

Sep 1997

  • Mon, 09/29/1997 - 12:00am

    Waiting for the Light (Daily Press)

    Waiting for the Light

    Lab's new laser almost complete

    It has taken more than three months to assemble, but the most powerful free-electron laser in the world is almost complete.

    Scientists at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility hope the laser will attract researchers from around the world and spawn a new type of high-tech industry on the Peninsula.

  • Tue, 09/16/1997 - 12:00am

    Can We Get the People? (Times-Dispatch Staff Writer)

    Can We Get the People?

    That's the challenge as Hampton Roads bids to be a power

    At Dynamic Engineering Inc., you're not likely to hear "it ain't rocket science."

Jul 1997

  • Thu, 07/24/1997 - 12:00am

    Fixing Others' Dreams (Daily Press)

    Fixing Others' Dreams

    Agency renovates houses for those who can't afford it


    Photo by Kenneth D. Lyons/The Daily Press 1997

  • Thu, 07/24/1997 - 12:00am

    Laser Losing an Ally (Washington Bureau)

    Laser Losing an Ally

    Pentagon funds lacking for Jefferson Lab project

    Scientists developing a powerful new laser in Newport News for defense and commercial use may soon find themselves without a valuable ally: the U.S. Navy.

  • Tue, 07/01/1997 - 12:00am

    Scientists Report First Experimental Results from Jefferson Lab (Daily Press)

    Scientists Report First Experimental Results from Jefferson Lab

Apr 1997

  • Mon, 04/21/1997 - 12:00am

    Free-Electron Lasers for U.S. Industry (Science & Technology)

    Free-Electron Lasers for U.S. Industry

  • Fri, 04/18/1997 - 12:00am

    Accelerating Into Physics (Daily Press)

    Accelerating Into Physics

    Jefferson Lab researchers take results public today

    The Thomas Jefferson National Accelarator Facility makes its formal debut in the physics world today, as scientists present results from the first round of accelerator experiments.

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