Image

quark

Supercomputers Aid Scientists Studying the Smallest Particles in the Universe
2 months ago

Supercomputers Aid Scientists Studying the Smallest Particles in the Universe

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Since the 1930s, scientists have been using particle accelerators to gain insights into the structure of matter and the laws of physics that govern our world. Today, these accelerators are …
Read More

Researchers Seek Sigma Meson on the Path to Heavier Hadrons
4 years ago

Researchers Seek Sigma Meson on the Path to Heavier Hadrons

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Often, researchers aim for a distant horizon with respect to their research goals. When they get there, they plot their course for the next far-off landmark.

Throughout the 20th century, …
Read More

Jefferson Lab–NVIDIA Collaboration Uses Titan to Boost Subatomic Particle Research
4 years ago

Jefferson Lab–NVIDIA Collaboration Uses Titan to Boost Subatomic Particle Research

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Scientists are only beginning to understand the laws that govern the atomic world.

Before the 1950s the electrons, neutrons, and protons comprising atoms were the smallest confirmed units of matter. …
Read More

The Ins and Outs of QCD
6 years ago

The Ins and Outs of QCD

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Robert Edwards, a researcher and senior staff member at JLab is the principal investigator for a group researching particle physics at the OLCF. The team’s ALCC project focused on running quarks through the gluon field and analyzing how their position in space–time is affected by the different configurations.
Read More

Titan Project Explores the Smallest Building Blocks of Matter

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

A team from Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) in Virginia is working to deepen our understanding of quarks, enlisting the help of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer.
Read More