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DOE NATIONAL LABORATORY:
THOMAS JEFFERSON
NATIONAL LABORATORY
FACILITY

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) with strong support from the City of Newport News, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the United States Congress. As a user facility for scientists worldwide, its primary mission is to conduct basic research of the atom's nucleus at the quark level.

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2011 Thesis Prize winner explores strange matter

2011 Thesis Prize winner explores strange matter

Studying the strange side of nuclear physics has reaped Biplab Dey a rich reward: Dey was recently named the winner of the 2011 JSA Thesis Prize.

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Snubbed protons tattle on neutron structure

Protons and neutrons are the fraternal twins of the sub-atomic world and the building blocks of all atomic nuclei. While similar in many respects, it's their differences that give them their unique properties. Now, scientists are exploiting these differences to gain deeper insight into these fundamental particles that build our visible universe.

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Snubbed protons tattle on neutron structure

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Lab Contact Info

Contact: Kandice Carter
Phone: 757-269-7263
Email: kcarter@jlab.org
Location: Newport News, VA

Lab Publications

Highlight Report

On Target Newsletter

Lab News Releases
14-Apr-2014
Beam on target!
DOE/Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

9-Dec-2013
Newly invented shielding for stopping neutrons cold
DOE/Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

17-Sep-2013
Proton weak charge determined for first time
DOE/Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

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