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Protons appear to get extra pep in their step when they’re outnumbered by neutrons in the atom’s nucleus.
Members of the media are invited to a poster session highlighting summer intern science projects at Jefferson Lab.
Jefferson Lab is now accepting applications for its 2018-19 science enrichment program for fifth-, sixth- and eighth-grade teachers of science. The JSAT program is designed to increase teachers' knowledge of the physical sciences and strengthen teaching skills.
The following statement is being issued by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility and Brookhaven National Laboratory—along with the Electron-Ion Collider User Group—in response to a report issued today by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and...
Two graduate students and two postdoctoral research scientists are awarded fellowships to advance the science of a proposed electron-ion collider.
Alessandro Baroni is helping demystify one of the most mysterious particles. His work is contributing to our understanding of neutrinos, and it has earned him the 2017 Jefferson Science Associates Thesis Prize.
Jefferson Lab's Science Education department invites young STEM enthusiasts to a free event to explore the science of the very hot and the very cold. On July 12, Jefferson Lab will offer a summer edition of its popular Physics Fest program.
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Jefferson Sciences Associates has announced the award of eight graduate fellowships for doctoral students to support their advanced studies at their universities and conduct research at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.

Features

This week, almost two dozen children participated in Jefferson Lab's popular Summer Science Camp for Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing Youth, designed to meet the needs of rising fourth- through eighth-grade students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
Pressure systems are everywhere, from underground steam pipes throughout a city, to combustion engines in cars and even in most of the equipment at Jefferson Lab.
Spring-actuated dog silhouettes placed strategically around campus successfully deter geese, saving Jefferson Lab time, effort and money.
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.
Jefferson Lab was recently notified by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality that it is recognized as an Exemplary Environmental Enterprise (E3) facility. 
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.
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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.
DOE Early Career Award Winner Anne-Marie Valente-Feliciano is hunting for the formula to produce better particle accelerators for research, industry and medicine.

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