Jerry Gilfoyle's Homepage
Dr. Gerard P. Gilfoyle
| Quarks are the unseen backbone of matter in our world
and understanding them remains elusive.
The CLAS Collaboration
at Jefferson Lab
is part of a world-wide effort to investigate this backbone
to uncover why we are what we are! There is
including links to articles about some of the
exciting physics being done at Jefferson Lab.
The picture to the left is an artist's rendering of a proton at the femtometer (10-15m) scale.
To get an idea of the "distance" to this microscopic world check out the interactive
display "Scale of the Universe" here.