The Jefferson Lab Press Room

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Media invited to attend talks and panel discussions of new and emerging applications of Jefferson Lab’s accelerator technology   What: Accelerators: Driving Applications for Society
Jefferson Sciences Associates announced the award of $400,000 to support projects related to education, outreach and career development to staff and users at Jefferson Lab.
scintillating fibers attached to a detector
The OARtrac® system, built with detector technologies used in nuclear physics, has been cited as a 2018 R&D 100 Award Winner by R&D Magazine.
Jefferson Lab Director Stuart Henderson has been appointed a Governor's Distinguished CEBAF Professor.
Four scientists affiliated with Jefferson Lab have been elected to the status of Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Improved data center provides efficiency, security and reliability
Cristiano Fanelli has been awarded the 2018 JSA Postdoctoral Prize for innovative solutions in optimizing particle detectors.
Discover why Jefferson Lab is a popular field trip destination for students in Hampton Roads and the surrounding areas. Registration is now open for the laboratory’s full calendar of free Physics Fest events taking place during the 2018-2019 school year.


The Oct. 24 lunchtime seminar, “Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events,” offered tips on surviving a mass shooting.
Supported by Jefferson Lab staff volunteers, the BEAMS program introduces local fifth and sixth graders to real-world science and technical careers.
The OARtrac® system, built with detector technologies used in nuclear physics, has won kudos for measuring radiation treatments in hard-to-reach areas.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Learn how nuclear physics has been used to diagnose and treat many types of cancer, including breast cancer.
Dilon and Jefferson Lab signatories for license
Detector technology with lower radiation dose now licensed by Dilon Technologies
In a lab where every detail could be historically relevant, the Jefferson Lab History Archives Program captures the past for future audiences.
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.

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