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Zach Teitler, now an associate professor of math, was on the championship team for Albany High School in the 1993 National Science Bowl®.04.17.17Profile

Champions in Science: Profile of Zach Teitler

For the run-up to the 2017 National Science Bowl® Finals April 27 to May 1, this is the last profile in a series on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Left to right, in the back: Si Hwang Chin, Peter Chan, Renee Landrum. Front row: coach Penny Sconzo, Susan Born, and Shireen Haque with their 1994 National Science Bowl® trophy.04.10.17Profile

Champions in Science: Profile of Shireen Haque

For the run-up to the 2017 National Science Bowl® Finals April 27 to May 1, this is the third in a series of four profiles on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Depiction of giant virus acquiring genes from different eukaryotic host cells. 04.06.17User Facility

Discovered: Novel Group of Giant VirusesExternal link

Giant viruses appear to have evolved from smaller viruses (not from cells) based on presence of nearly complete set of translation-related genes. Read MoreExternal linkage

National Science Bowl® Where Are They Now? Profile of Jonathan Kirzner04.03.17Profile

Champions in Science: Profile of Jonathan Kirzner

For the run-up to the 2017 National Science Bowl® Finals April 27 to May 1, this is the second in a series of profiles on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Jo Dudek and Robert Edwards used the Jefferson Lab LQCD cluster (shown), along with other supercomputers, to perform calculations of the sigma particle. 03.31.17User Facility

Physicists Move Closer to Listening In on Sub-Atomic ConversationExternal link

Jefferson Laboratory scientists are developing tools to study sub-atomic particles’ interactions and learn more about how they stick together to build our visible universe. Read MoreExternal linkage

In the 1980s, scientists discovered that a proton's three valance quarks (red, green, blue) account for only a fraction of the proton's overall spin. 03.29.17Article

How did the Proton Get Its Spin?

Understanding a fundamental aspect of a fundamental particle. Read More »

Albuquerque Managing City Attorney Jenica Jacobi is a volunteer and a former competitor at the National Science Bowl®.03.27.17Profile

Champions in Science: Profile of Jenica Jacobi

For the run-up to the 2017 National Science Bowl® Finals April 27 to May 1, this is the first in a series of profiles on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Fermilab members of the CMS collaboration traveled to CERN to help install the pixel detector into the CMS detector. 03.24.17User Facility

A New Gem Inside the CMS DetectorExternal link

Scientists and engineers at Fermilab and 21 U.S. universities have been assembling and testing a new pixel detector to replace the current one as part of the Compact Muon Solenoid upgrade. Read MoreExternal linkage

New X-ray diffraction technique called Bragg single-angle ptychography. 03.22.17User Facility

Single-Angle Ptychography Allows 3D Imaging of Stressed MaterialsExternal link

Scientists have used a new X-ray diffraction technique called Bragg single-angle ptychography to get a clear picture of how planes of atoms shift and squeeze under stress. Read MoreExternal linkage

Physicist Imène Goumiri 03.20.17From the Labs

New Feedback System Could Allow Greater Control Over Fusion PlasmaExternal link

Physicist Imène Goumiri has created a new system that will let scientists control the energy and rotation of plasma in real time in a doughnut-shaped machine known as a tokamak. Read MoreExternal linkage

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