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Spin Flipper Upends Protons04.18.19Science Highlight

Spin Flipper Upends Protons

The spin direction of protons was reversed, for the first time, using a nine-magnet device, potentially helping tease out details about protons that affect medical imaging and more. Read More »

Sea Quark Spin Surprise!04.18.19Science Highlight

Sea Quark Spin Surprise!

Antiquark spin contribution to proton spin depends on flavor, which could help unlock secrets about the nuclear structure of atoms that make up nearly all visible matter in our universe. Read More »

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 »

Heavy Particles Get Caught Up in the Flow09.06.18Science Highlight

Heavy Particles Get Caught Up in the Flow

First direct measurement show how heavy particles containing a charm quark get caught up in the flow of early universe particle soup. Read More »

Small, Short-Lived Drops of Early Universe Matter09.04.18Science Highlight

Small, Short-Lived Drops of Early Universe Matter

Particle flow patterns suggest even small-scale collisions create drops of early universe quark-gluon plasma. Read More »

New Tech Uses Isomeric Beams to Study How and Where the Galaxy Makes One of Its Most Common Elements 06.18.18Science Highlight

New Tech Uses Isomeric Beams to Study How and Where the Galaxy Makes One of Its Most Common Elements

A new measurement using a beam of aluminum-26 prepared in a metastable state allows researchers to better understand the creation of the elements in our galaxy. Read More »

Scientists Studying Nuclear Spin Make a Surprising Discovery06.01.18Science Highlight

Scientists Studying Nuclear Spin Make a Surprising Discovery

The size of a nucleus appears to influence the direction of certain particles emitted from collisions with spinning protons. Read More »

10.18.17Science Highlight

Tiny Tornados at the Dawn of the Universe

Swirling soup of matter’s fundamental building blocks spins ten billion trillion times faster than the most powerful tornado, setting new record for “vorticity.” Read More »

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