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  • ISOLDE steps into unexplored region of the nuclear chart 01.27.2020
    ISOLDE steps into unexplored region of the nuclear chart Ana Lopes abelchio Mon, 01/27/2020 - 12:45 Instrumentation inside the ISOLDE Solenoidal Spectrometer (Image: Ben Kay, Argonne National Laboratory) Many heavy elements, such as gold, are thought to form in cosmic environments rich in neutrons – think supernovae or mergers of neutron stars. In these extreme […]
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  • Particle physicists formulate future of the field 01.20.2020
    Particle physicists formulate future of the field Matthew Chalmers katebrad Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:12 Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, venue for the drafting session of the European strategy for particle physics. (Image credit: Wikicommons/Birds-eye) From 21 to 25 January, senior figures in European particle physics are gathering in the small town of Bad Honnef, Germany, for a […]
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  • LHCb explores the beauty of lepton universality 01.14.2020
    LHCb explores the beauty of lepton universality Ana Lopes abelchio Tue, 01/14/2020 - 16:34 LHCb experiment cavern at LHC IP8 in September 2016 during technical stop with Gloria Corti (LHC Radiation and Safety) (Image: CERN) The LHCb collaboration has reported an intriguing new result in its quest to test a key principle of the Standard […]
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  • New open release allows theorists to explore LHC data in a new way 01.09.2020
    New open release allows theorists to explore LHC data in a new way Katarina Anthony abelchio Thu, 01/09/2020 - 10:13 Explore ATLAS open likelihoods on the HEPData platform. (Original image: Ahmet Anil Sen/Behance) (Image: CERN) What if you could test a new theory against LHC data? Better yet, what if the expert knowledge needed to […]
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  • Relive 2019 at CERN 12.20.2019
    Relive 2019 at CERN katebrad Fri, 12/20/2019 - 15:54 (Video: CERN)As the year draws to a close, here is a chance to look back on the highlights of 2019. Whether it be ground-breaking civil engineering or major improvements across the entire CERN accelerator network, it has been a year of change to the CERN infrastructures. […]
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  • Dive into the world of accelerators 12.19.2019
    Dive into the world of accelerators Achintya Rao katebrad Thu, 12/19/2019 - 13:21 An example of the panoramas projects (Image: CERN) A little tour of the LHC? Or what about a peek at the oldest CERN accelerator still in operation, the Proton Synchrotron? The panoramas project invites you to visit the world's largest accelerator complex […]
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  • Arts at CERN announces winners of artist-in-residence awards and guest artists for 2020 12.17.2019
    Arts at CERN announces winners of artist-in-residence awards and guest artists for 2020 abha Tue, 12/17/2019 - 11:53 Yann Marussich during a performance of Le Festin du Béton (IMAGE: Yann Marussich) and Erich Berger while conducting fieldwork (IMAGE: Liisa Luohela) (Image: ) GENEVA. The recipients of the Arts at CERN artistic residency awards, Collide Geneva […]
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  • A breakthrough for high luminosity 12.13.2019
    A breakthrough for high luminosity abha Fri, 12/13/2019 - 15:46 On Friday, 13 December, Lucio Rossi, Leader of the HL-LHC project, Frédérick Bordry, Director for Accelerators and Technology, Fabiola Gianotti, CERN Director-General, and Oliver Brüning, Deputy Leader of the HL-LHC project, met in the LHC tunnel to celebrate the breakthrough at the LHC’s Point 1. […]
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  • A new schedule for the LHC and its successor 12.13.2019
    A new schedule for the LHC and its successor cmenard Fri, 12/13/2019 - 11:48 The CERN Management has presented a new calendar for future accelerator runs to the Council, which met on 12 December. Under the new schedule, the LHC will restart in May 2021, two months after the initially planned date, and Run 3 […]
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  • FASER’s new detector expected to catch first collider neutrino 12.04.2019
    FASER’s new detector expected to catch first collider neutrino Ana Lopes abelchio Wed, 12/04/2019 - 11:46 Shows an illustration of the FASER experiment and the new FASERNu detector. (Image: CERN) No neutrino produced at a particle collider has ever been detected, even though colliders create them in huge numbers. This could now change with the […]
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  • Society benefits from investing in particle physics 12.03.2019
    Society benefits from investing in particle physics achintya Tue, 12/03/2019 - 15:31 (Image: CERN) Large-scale scientific facilities, such as those for conducting particle-physics research, are financed by society. A team of economists recently performed a cost–benefit analysis of upgrading the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). They concluded that the socioeconomic and cultural benefits gained from the […]
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  • Watch live the new spacewalk for AMS 12.02.2019
    Watch live the new spacewalk for AMS abelchio Mon, 12/02/2019 - 11:57 ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano imaged during the first spacewalk for AMS hitching a ride on the International Space Station’s 16-metre long robotic arm. (Image: ESA/NASA) Today, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will begin the third of […]
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  • NA61/SHINE gives neutrino experiments a helping hand 11.28.2019
    NA61/SHINE gives neutrino experiments a helping hand Ana Lopes abelchio Thu, 11/28/2019 - 10:31 Inside the NA61 Detector (Image: CERN) Neutrinos are the lightest of all the known particles that have mass. Yet their behaviour as they travel could help answer one of the greatest puzzles in physics: why the present-day universe is made mostly […]
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  • The plot thickens for a hypothetical “X17” particle 11.27.2019
    The plot thickens for a hypothetical “X17” particle Ana Lopes abelchio Wed, 11/27/2019 - 15:31 NA64 ECAL and HCAL. (Image: CERN) Fresh evidence of an unknown particle that could carry a fifth force of nature gives the NA64 collaboration at CERN a new incentive to continue its searches. In 2015, a team of scientists spotted […]
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  • LS2 Report: The PS is rejuvenated for its 60th birthday 11.25.2019
    LS2 Report: The PS is rejuvenated for its 60th birthday Corinne Pralavorio cmenard Mon, 11/25/2019 - 15:36 On 24 November 1959, the Proton Synchotron (PS) accelerated its first beams, making it the most powerful accelerator in the world at the time. Who would have thought that 60 years later, this machine would still be one of the […]
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  • Celebrating 60 years of the Proton Synchrotron 11.25.2019
    Celebrating 60 years of the Proton Synchrotron cmenard Mon, 11/25/2019 - 10:01 This part of the ring (downstream of the injection point) was already used for tests (note the counter telescope aligned to a beam stop). (Image: CERN) On 24 November 1959, CERN’s Proton Synchrotron became the highest-energy machine in the world when it accelerated […]
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  • Talking science: TEDxCERN one year on 11.20.2019
    Talking science: TEDxCERN one year on Cristina Agrigoroae cagrigor Wed, 11/20/2019 - 12:25 The fifth edition of TEDxCERN will take place on 20 November from 14:00 to 18:30 CET in the heart of Geneva. Fourteen speakers and leaders from a wide range of disciplines will give thought-provoking insights into the most hot topics in science […]
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  • Spacewalk for AMS: Watch live with CERN and ESA 11.14.2019
    Spacewalk for AMS: Watch live with CERN and ESA katebrad Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:33 On Friday 15 November, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will begin the first of a series of complex spacewalks to service the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02). The spacewalk will be streamed live via ESA […]
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  • Probing dark matter using antimatter 11.12.2019
    Probing dark matter using antimatter abelchio Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:11 Dark matter and the imbalance between matter and antimatter are two of the biggest mysteries of the universe. Astronomical observations tell us that dark matter makes up most of the matter in the cosmos but we do not know what it is made of. On […]
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  • LS2 Report: LHCb looks to the future with SciFi detector 11.12.2019
    LS2 Report: LHCb looks to the future with SciFi detector Achintya Rao achintya Tue, 11/12/2019 - 08:53 The new tracker is made of over 10,000 kilometres of polystyrene-based scintillating fibres and will help LHCb record data at a higher luminosity and rate from Run 3 onwards (Image: CERN) For the LHCb detector at the Large […]
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