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The first measurement of a subatomic particle’s mechanical property reveals the distribution of pressure inside the proton.
Niobium Cavity at Jefferson Lab
Members of the media and distinguished guests are invited to an exclusive preview of select Jefferson Lab Open House exhibits at event highlighting technology transfer.
The new result from the Q-weak experiment provides a precision test of the weak force, one of four fundamental forces in nature and also constrains possibilities for new particles and forces beyond our present knowledge. 
Members of the media are invited to join our distinguished guests for the ceremony dedicating the recently upgraded facility.
Jefferson Lab has been awarded a Gold level GreenBuy Award from the Department of Energy’s Office of Sustainable Environmental Stewardship for meeting leadership goals for 11 products in 5 different categories and achieving excellence in sustainable acquisition.
Registration is now open for Jefferson Lab’s annual summer science camp for deaf and hard-of-hearing youth and siblings, which offers explorations in science through lessons held via American Sign Language and voice/sign language.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator will hold an open house for the public 9 a.m.–3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. The free event is open to the public and offers an opportunity for people of all ages to spend the day exploring this world-class research facility.
Andrei Seryi, director of the John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science, will take the helm of Jefferson Lab’s Accelerator Division in June.

Features

The Department of Energy and the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility ushered in a new era of science with a dedication ceremony for the 12 GeV CEBAF Upgrade project on May 2.
Exhibits during the 2018 Open House
Visitors flock to a unique experience providing an inside look at Virginia’s only Department of Energy funded laboratory.
As Associate Director of Jefferson Lab for Theoretical and Computational Physics from 2010-2016, Mike Pennington exercised major influence on the evolution of and trajectory of the Theoretical and Computational Physics group.
In a visit to Jefferson Lab on Thursday, May 17, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes met with laboratory representatives and researchers and got an exclusive preview to Saturday’s biennal open house event.
Attendees Take Science Activities and Excitement Back to their Classrooms
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.
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.
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....

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