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Anticipation grows as teams prepare for March 3 competition at Jefferson Lab NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Anticipation is growing across the Commonwealth and at Jefferson Lab as the date draws near for the 2018 Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl. The lab is preparing for 18 teams to compete in the...
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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, Feb. 2. 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.
Thirteen teams prepare to compete at Jefferson Lab on February 3 NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Excitement is building at Jefferson Lab as the date for the Virginia Regional High School Science Bowl draws near. The lab will welcome 13 teams to this year’s event on Saturday, February 3.
Jefferson Lab’s Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility delivers beam to all four of its experimental areas simultaneously
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...

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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.
Charlottesville, Langley, and Maggie Walker High Schools Place at Annual Competition
Jefferson Science Associates is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 JSA Thesis Prize. For a thesis to be nominated, it must have been completed during calendar year 2017 or during the last quarter of 2016 (if not previously submitted), and it must be based on some aspect of the research...
Grant supports research associated with Jefferson Lab’s science program
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...

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