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  • New schedule for CERN’s accelerators and experiments 11.27.2020
    New schedule for CERN’s accelerators and experiments Anaïs Schaeffer anschaef Fri, 11/27/2020 - 09:32 On 23 October, the CERN Management validated the new schedule for activities taking place during the second long shutdown (LS2), which began at the start of 2019. The schedule has had to be modified due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The operation […]
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  • High five for CERN European Union projects 11.23.2020
    High five for CERN European Union projects Daniela Antonio thortala Mon, 11/23/2020 - 16:13 One way that CERN collaborates with academia and industry is through projects co-funded by the European Commission, under programmes such as Horizon 2020 (H2020). This month, all five CERN-coordinated project proposals submitted to H2020 Research Infrastructure calls were approved for funding, […]
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  • ATLAS releases open software used to filter LHC collisions 11.20.2020
    ATLAS releases open software used to filter LHC collisions Mariana Velho Katarina Anthony achintya Fri, 11/20/2020 - 16:49 (Image: CERN) Collisions among proton bunches occur inside the ATLAS experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider up to 40 million times a second. Only a fraction of the collision events are valuable for research and the ATLAS […]
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  • Applications open for 2021 CERN openlab Summer Student Programme 11.20.2020
    Applications open for 2021 CERN openlab Summer Student Programme Andrew Purcell thortala Fri, 11/20/2020 - 10:21 Are you a bachelor's or master's student in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or physics? Do you have a strong computing profile, and would be interested in working on advanced ICT projects with experts from CERN during summer 2021? If […]
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  • New 3D colour X-rays made possible with CERN technology 11.18.2020
    New 3D colour X-rays made possible with CERN technology Antoine Le Gall katebrad Wed, 11/18/2020 - 09:46 New 3D colour wrist X-ray made possible by the MARS Bioimaging scanner, showing a metallic screw (blue) and K-wire (green). (Image: MARS Bioimaging) Two years after the first ever 3D colour X-ray of a living human, MARS Bioimaging […]
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  • MADMAX and CERN’s Morpurgo magnet 11.10.2020
    MADMAX and CERN’s Morpurgo magnet Thomas Hortala thortala Tue, 11/10/2020 - 13:54 MADMAX is preparing for a stopover at CERN from 2022. Mel Gibson, his artillery and quest for revenge will not be there, but instead a handful of physicists armed with an aged magnet will be searching for dark matter in CERN’s North Area […]
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  • New artists for the Simetría residency at CERN and ALMA-ESO 11.10.2020
    New artists for the Simetría residency at CERN and ALMA-ESO cagrigor Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:56 Artist's portraits: Patricia Dominguez (left) and Chloé Delarue (right) (Image: CERN) Geneva, 10 November 2020. Today, Arts at CERN is announcing the two awards for the Simetría residency taking place in 2021. The recipients are Chloé Delarue, a Swiss artist […]
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  • A transportable antiproton trap to unlock the secrets of antimatter 11.03.2020
    A transportable antiproton trap to unlock the secrets of antimatter Ana Lopes abelchio Tue, 11/03/2020 - 14:46 Shows the layout of the trap (Image: CERN) The BASE collaboration at CERN has bagged more than one first in antimatter research. For example, it made the first ever more precise measurement for antimatter than for matter, it […]
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  • Online introductory lectures on quantum computing from 6 November 11.02.2020
    Online introductory lectures on quantum computing from 6 November thortala Mon, 11/02/2020 - 17:24 A series of weekly lectures on the basics of quantum computing will be broadcast via webcast starting 6 November 2020 at 10.30 a.m. CET. New lectures will be broadcast each Friday of the next seven weeks. The talks will focus on […]
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  • ATLAS sets new limits on exotic types of long-lived particles 10.27.2020
    ATLAS sets new limits on exotic types of long-lived particles abelchio Tue, 10/27/2020 - 16:26 ATLAS image (Image: CERN) Scientists at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are finding novel ways to search for new particles. Elusive, long-lived particles could be decaying into other particles away from the LHC collision point – leaving an unusual signature […]
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  • Open call for the new edition of Collide residency award 10.26.2020
    Open call for the new edition of Collide residency award cagrigor Mon, 10/26/2020 - 17:48 Open Call for Collide Poster 2020 (Image: CERN) Geneva, 27 October 2020. Today, Arts at CERN is announcing an international call for Collide, its flagship programme consisting of a residency award of up to three months divided between CERN and […]
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  • A live marathon with Dark Matter hunters at CERN on 30 October 2020 10.23.2020
    A live marathon with Dark Matter hunters at CERN on 30 October 2020 Claudia Marcelloni de Oliveira thortala Fri, 10/23/2020 - 16:22  Dark matter warps distant starlight and enables galaxies to rotate at unfathomable speeds, yet is completely invisible to traditional detectors. In fact, scientists only know that dark matter exists because of its massive […]
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  • Introducing SPARKS! Serendipity forum at CERN 10.20.2020
    Introducing SPARKS! Serendipity forum at CERN Claudia Marcelloni de Oliveira thortala Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:54 On 26 November, CERN will launch a multidisciplinary science innovation forum and public event: Sparks! Serendipity forum at CERN. For two days a year, Sparks will bring together renowned scientists from diverse fields around the world, along with decision-makers, representatives […]
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  • CMS sees evidence of top quarks in collisions between heavy nuclei 10.09.2020
    CMS sees evidence of top quarks in collisions between heavy nuclei Ana Lopes abelchio Fri, 10/09/2020 - 09:10 Event display of a candidate tt¯ event measured in PbPb collisions where each top quark decays into a bottom quark and a W boson. The b quarks and W bosons, in turn, produce jets and leptons, respectively. […]
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  • LHCb sees new form of matter–antimatter asymmetry in strange beauty particles 10.06.2020
    LHCb sees new form of matter–antimatter asymmetry in strange beauty particles Ana Lopes abelchio Tue, 10/06/2020 - 13:43 The observed excess of matter over antimatter in the Universe is an enduring puzzle in physics. The imbalance implies a difference in the behaviour of matter and antimatter particles. This difference, or “asymmetry”, is known as CP […]
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  • A roadmap for the future 10.02.2020
    A roadmap for the future achintya Fri, 10/02/2020 - 16:25 What are the scientific priorities and future objectives of particle physics? Which instruments offer the best potential to achieve these objectives? And which technologies need to be developed to build such instruments? These are the main questions addressed by the European Strategy for Particle Physics […]
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  • Science Gateway construction gets the green light 09.30.2020
    Science Gateway construction gets the green light cagrigor Wed, 09/30/2020 - 17:14 3D images of the facility (Image: CERN) Last year, CERN unveiled an ambitious project called the Science Gateway. This year, the project is taking major steps towards becoming a reality: the application for a building permit, which CERN submitted to the Geneva authorities […]
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  • CERN meets quantum technology 09.28.2020
    CERN meets quantum technology Matthew Chalmers anschaef Mon, 09/28/2020 - 12:14 Today’s information and communication technology grew out of the invention and development of quantum mechanics during the last century. But, nifty as it is that billions of transistors can be packed into your smartphone or that photons are routed around the internet with the […]
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  • NA63 makes crystal-clear study of radiation reaction 09.21.2020
    NA63 makes crystal-clear study of radiation reaction Ana Lopes abelchio Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:50 Place a charged particle in an electromagnetic field and the particle will accelerate and give off radiation. Typically, the emitted radiation has little effect on the particle’s motion. However, if the acceleration is extremely large, as is the case for high-energy […]
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  • CERN technology helps rediscover lost painting by Raphael 09.21.2020
    CERN technology helps rediscover lost painting by Raphael anschaef Mon, 09/21/2020 - 12:24   On 5 November, the company behind this achievement, Czech start-up InsightART, and its innovative scanner won the ArtTech Prize 2020. This reward serves as a recognition of the role of CERN technology in the service of art. Find out more about […]
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