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The Weak Side of the Proton04.17.19Science Highlight

The Weak Side of the Proton

A precision measurement of the proton’s weak charge narrows the search for new physics. Read More »

Fast-Moving Pairs May Solve 35-Year-Old Mystery04.15.19Science Highlight

Fast-Moving Pairs May Solve 35-Year-Old Mystery

Physicists develop a universal mathematical description that suggests that proton-neutron pairs in a nucleus may explain why their associated quarks have lower average momenta than predicted. Read More »

Quarks Under Pressure in the Proton04.12.19Science Highlight

Quarks Under Pressure in the Proton

Pressure in the middle of a proton is about 10 times higher than in a neutron star. Read More »

10.06.17Science Highlight

Explorations of the Universal Glue

The newly upgraded CEBAF Accelerator opens door to strong force studies. Read More »

08.14.17Science Highlight

Physicists Move Closer to Listening In on Sub-Atomic Conversation

Calculations of a subatomic particle called the sigma provide insight into the communication between subatomic particles deep inside the heart of matter. Read More »

12.13.16Science Highlight

Polarized Partners: Spinning Electrons Yield Spinning Positrons

Researchers demonstrate a new technique for producing polarized positrons that could improve manufacturing and lead to new discoveries.

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11.01.15Science Highlight

One Photon or Two?

First mixed matter/anti-matter probe aims to solve decade-old proton puzzle. Read More »

Researchers added extra energy to the proton to produce a pair of quarks, which then yielded new particles.08.01.15Science Highlight

Up and Down Quarks Favored Over Strange Ones

The proton's primary building blocks, up and down quarks, are produced more often than strange quarks in scattering experiments. Read More »

Illustration of Jefferson Lab's CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS), along with an event reconstructed from the data.05.01.15Science Highlight

Spin and Parity Measurements of the Elusive Lambda(1405) Particle

First description of common particle’s properties provides insights into the nature of the universe. Read More »

The CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer in Jefferson Lab’s Hall B was used to carry out the experiment.05.01.15Science Highlight

Protons Hog the Momentum in Neutron-Rich Nuclei

New research could change our view of neutron stars and other systems with neutron-rich nuclei. Read More »

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