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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

This figure illustrates the idea of electronic pairing by lattice vibrations.03.01.17Article

Cracking the Mystery of Perfect Efficiency: Investigating Superconductors

From the turn of the last century to today, scientists have explored why superconductors never lose current. Read More »

Water is seen as small red and white molecules on large nanodiamond spheres. 02.27.17User Facility

Diamonds That DeliverExternal link

Neutrons, simulation analysis of tRNA-nanodiamond combo could transform drug delivery design principles. Read MoreExternal linkage

NASA’s Adaptable, Deployable Entry Placement Technology (ADEPT) Project will test and demonstrate a large, flexible heat shield that can be stored aboard a spacecraft until needed for atmospheric entry. 02.22.17User Facility

The Heat is OnExternal link

X-rays reveal how simulated atmospheric entry conditions impact spacecraft shielding. Read MoreExternal linkage

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