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  • Rare phenomenon observed by ATLAS features the LHC as a high-energy photon collider 08.05.2020
    Rare phenomenon observed by ATLAS features the LHC as a high-energy photon collider cagrigor Wed, 08/05/2020 - 09:11 A 2018 ATLAS event display consistent with the production of a pair of W bosons from two photons, and the subsequent decay of the W bosons into a muon and an electron (visible in the detector) and […]
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  • CERN’s neutrino success story 08.04.2020
    CERN’s neutrino success story Matthew Chalmers achintya Tue, 08/04/2020 - 12:57 DUNE dual phase 2019 (Image: CERN) The neutrino is the most ethereal of particles. Tens of billions of them emanating from nuclear reactions in the sun’s core pass through every square centimetre of Earth’s surface each second without notice. They have vanishingly small masses, […]
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  • CERN experiments announce first indications of a rare Higgs boson process 08.03.2020
    CERN experiments announce first indications of a rare Higgs boson process abha Mon, 08/03/2020 - 14:22 Candidate event displays of Higgs boson decaying into two muons as recorded by CMS (left) and ATLAS (right). (Image: CERN) Geneva. At the 40th ICHEP conference, the ATLAS and CMS experiments announced new results which show that the Higgs […]
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  • ISOLDE reveals fundamental property of rarest element on Earth 07.30.2020
    ISOLDE reveals fundamental property of rarest element on Earth Ana Lopes abelchio Thu, 07/30/2020 - 10:26 (Image: CERN) A team of researchers using the ISOLDE nuclear-physics facility at CERN has measured for the first time the so-called electron affinity of the chemical element astatine, the rarest naturally occurring element on Earth. The result, described in […]
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  • NA62 sees first significant evidence of rare process 07.29.2020
    NA62 sees first significant evidence of rare process Achintya Rao achintya Wed, 07/29/2020 - 11:39 NA62 Hall overview (Image: CERN) Physicists look for new physics phenomena in many ways. One is by observing and measuring processes that are predicted to be extremely rare and looking for differences between data and theoretical predictions. The NA62 detector […]
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  • ICHEP 2020 hosts virtual sessions for scientists and public 07.27.2020
    ICHEP 2020 hosts virtual sessions for scientists and public achintya Mon, 07/27/2020 - 22:16   The 40th International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP) starts today. Originally planned to take place in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, the conference will take place online due to the COVID-19 emergency. Between 28 July and 6 […]
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  • ATLAS result addresses long-standing tension in the Standard Model 07.24.2020
    ATLAS result addresses long-standing tension in the Standard Model abelchio Fri, 07/24/2020 - 12:17 (Image: CERN) Researchers from the ATLAS collaboration explain their new measurement of "lepton flavour universality” – a unique property of the Standard Model of particle physics. (Video: CERN)The best-known particle in the lepton family is the electron, a key building […]
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  • CERN, SKAO, GÉANT and PRACE to collaborate on high-performance computing 07.22.2020
    CERN, SKAO, GÉANT and PRACE to collaborate on high-performance computing Andrew Purcell achintya Wed, 07/22/2020 - 12:38 (Image: CERN) Today, four leading research organisations formed a pioneering collaboration that will work to overcome challenges related to the use of high-performance computing (HPC) to support large, data-intensive science projects. The members of the collaboration are CERN, […]
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  • CERN visits your home 07.16.2020
    CERN visits your home thortala Thu, 07/16/2020 - 17:37 Fancy a dive into the mysteries of the infinitesimally small? This week, CERN has launched a series of virtual lectures hosted by scientists. You can watch a presentation live and ask your questions from anywhere in the world, with just an internet connection and a web […]
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  • Chasing particles with tiny electric charges 07.14.2020
    Chasing particles with tiny electric charges Ana Lopes abelchio Tue, 07/14/2020 - 09:55 All known elementary particles have electric charges that are integer multiples of a third of the electron charge. But some theories predict the existence of “millicharged” elementary particles that would have a charge much smaller than the electron charge and could account for […]
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  • The first accelerators are back in action 07.08.2020
    The first accelerators are back in action Corinne Pralavorio cmenard Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:11 The CERN Control Centre is back in shift work mode, with walls of screens showing the status of the beams, and coffee flowing freely day and night. On Friday, 3 July, the Long Shutdown 2 accelerator coordination team handed over the […]
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  • LHCb discovers a new type of tetraquark at CERN 06.30.2020
    LHCb discovers a new type of tetraquark at CERN cagrigor Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:23 Illustration of a tetraquark composed of two charm quarks and two charm antiquarks, detected for the first time by the LHCb collaboration at CERN. (Image: CERN) The LHCb collaboration has observed a type of four-quark particle never seen before. The discovery, […]
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  • White Rabbit, a CERN-born technology, sets a new global standard 06.26.2020
    White Rabbit, a CERN-born technology, sets a new global standard Marzena Lapka thortala Fri, 06/26/2020 - 16:13 White Rabbit (WR) is a technology developed at CERN to provide the LHC accelerator chain with deterministic data transfer, sub-nanosecond accuracy and a synchronisation precision of a few picoseconds. First used in 2012, the technology has since then […]
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  • Electricity transmission reaches even higher intensities 06.24.2020
    Electricity transmission reaches even higher intensities Corinne Pralavorio cmenard Wed, 06/24/2020 - 15:26 Intensity is rising at CERN. In the superconducting equipment testing hall, an innovative transmission line has set a new record for the transport of electricity. The link, which is 60 metres long, has transported a total of 54 000 amperes (54 kA, or 27 kA […]
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  • Graphene’s potential to improve magnetic measurements for accelerators 06.23.2020
    Graphene’s potential to improve magnetic measurements for accelerators thortala Tue, 06/23/2020 - 16:02 CERN and Paragraf – a technology company borne out of the department of materials science at the University of Cambridge – are set to detail final results of tests conducted on a novel graphene-based local magnetic measurement sensor. The collaboration has proved […]
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  • NA64 explores gap in searches for axions and axion-like particles 06.22.2020
    NA64 explores gap in searches for axions and axion-like particles Ana Lopes abelchio Mon, 06/22/2020 - 15:44 There is strong evidence that dark matter exists and permeates the cosmos, yet all searches for the hypothetical particles that may make up this invisible form of matter have drawn a blank so far. In light of these […]
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  • A CERN-led international collaboration develops 3D-printed neutrino detectors 06.22.2020
    A CERN-led international collaboration develops 3D-printed neutrino detectors Thomas Hortala thortala Mon, 06/22/2020 - 13:52 Example of a plastic Scintillator detector (left) and a stage of its 3D-printing process (right) Plastic scintillators are one of the most used active materials in high-energy physics. Their properties make it possible to track and distinguish between particle topologies. […]
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  • Particle physicists update strategy for the future of the field in Europe 06.19.2020
    Particle physicists update strategy for the future of the field in Europe cmenard Fri, 06/19/2020 - 10:26 Following almost two years of discussion and deliberation, the CERN Council today announced that it has updated the strategy that will guide the future of particle physics in Europe within the global particle-physics landscape. Presented during the open part […]
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  • Estonia to become Associate Member in the Pre-Stage to Membership of CERN 06.18.2020
    Estonia to become Associate Member in the Pre-Stage to Membership of CERN cagrigor Thu, 06/18/2020 - 15:15 Remote Signature of the Agreement concerning the granting of the status of Associate Member in the pre-stage to Membership of CERNof the Republic of Estonia byHis Excellency Mr Jüri RatasPrime MinisterRepublic of EstoniaFriday, 19June 2020 (Image: CERN) Geneva, […]
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  • High-school teams from Switzerland and Germany win CERN Beamline for Schools competition 06.15.2020
    High-school teams from Switzerland and Germany win CERN Beamline for Schools competition mailys Mon, 06/15/2020 - 10:33 Winners of the CERN Beamline for Schools 2020: Team ChDR Cheese (above) from the Werner-von-Siemens-Gymnasium in Berlin, Germany, and Team Nations' Flying Foxes (below) from the International School of Geneva, Switzerland. Geneva and Hamburg, 15 June 2020. Two […]
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