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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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  • Beamline for Schools 2019 participants present results 11.08.2019
    Beamline for Schools 2019 participants present results Joseph Piergrossi achintya Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:58 The two winning teams from the 2019 Beamline for Schools competition – DESY Chain from Salt Lake City, Utah, USA and Particle Peers from Groningen, Netherlands – work on their projects at DESY Hamburg. (Image: CERN) Monday, 28 October, marked the […]
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  • LHCf gears up to probe birth of cosmic-ray showers 11.08.2019
    LHCf gears up to probe birth of cosmic-ray showers Ana Lopes abelchio Fri, 11/08/2019 - 13:48 One of the LHCf experiment's two detectors, LHCf Arm2, seen here during installation into a particle absorber that surrounds the LHC's beam pipe. (Image: CERN) Cosmic rays are particles from outer space, typically protons, travelling at almost the speed […]
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  • CERN Council appoints Fabiola Gianotti for second term of office as CERN Director General 11.06.2019
    CERN Council appoints Fabiola Gianotti for second term of office as CERN Director General melissa Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:28 CERN Council appoints Fabiola Gianotti for a second mandate as CERN Director-General. More to come. (Image: CERN) Geneva, 6 November 2019. At its 195th Session today, the CERN Council selected Fabiola Gianotti, as the Organization’s next […]
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  • ALICE: the journey of a cosmopolitan detector 10.31.2019
    ALICE: the journey of a cosmopolitan detector Camille Monnin camonnin Thu, 10/31/2019 - 10:04 Passengers aboard United flights 577 and 956 from San Francisco to Geneva, via Newark, were in for a surprise when they discovered their discreet, yet unusual, travel companion: one of the airplane seats was occupied not by a human, but by a piece […]
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  • LS2 Report: Linac4 knocking at the door of the PS Booster 10.29.2019
    LS2 Report: Linac4 knocking at the door of the PS Booster anschaef Tue, 10/29/2019 - 14:05 Busy activity has returned to the CERN Control Centre (CCC), where the Operation group coordinates the current Linac4 test run, supported by the Accelerators and Beam Physics (ABP) group and all the involved equipment groups. As we write, the […]
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  • CMS measures Higgs boson’s mass with unprecedented precision 10.25.2019
    CMS measures Higgs boson’s mass with unprecedented precision achintya Fri, 10/25/2019 - 10:37 Event in which a candidate SM Higgs boson decays into two photons indicated by the green towers representing energy deposited in the electromagnetic calorimeter. (Image: CERN) The Higgs boson is a special particle. It is the manifestation of a field that gives […]
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  • Broadening tunnel vision for future accelerators 10.23.2019
    Broadening tunnel vision for future accelerators achintya Wed, 10/23/2019 - 10:20 HL-LHC Underground civil engineering galleries (Image: CERN) What could the next generation of particle accelerators look like? With current technology, the bigger an accelerator, the higher the energy of the collisions it produces and the greater the likelihood of discovering new physics phenomena. Particle […]
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  • Halfway towards LHC consolidation 10.18.2019
    Halfway towards LHC consolidation Corinne Pralavorio cmenard Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:18 The Large Hadron Collider is such a huge and sophisticated machine that the slightest alteration requires an enormous amount of work. During the second long shutdown (LS2), teams are hard at work reinforcing the electrical insulation of the accelerator’s superconducting dipole diodes. The LHC […]
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  • Medipix: Two decades of turning technology into applications 10.18.2019
    Medipix: Two decades of turning technology into applications achintya Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:11 (Image: CERN) How could microchips developed for detectors at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) be used beyond high-energy physics? This was a question that led to the Medipix and Timepix families of pixel-sensor chips. Researchers saw many possible applications for this technology, […]
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  • LS2 Report: renovation of the electrical infrastructure 10.15.2019
    LS2 Report: renovation of the electrical infrastructure Anaïs Schaeffer anschaef Tue, 10/15/2019 - 14:53 You arrive at your office, switch on the lights and pick up the phone, while your computer hums into life. Without electricity, the scenario is slightly different... CERN’s electrical network is so reliable that we forget what’s going on behind the […]
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  • Celebrating LEP’s physics legacy 10.11.2019
    Celebrating LEP’s physics legacy cmenard Fri, 10/11/2019 - 16:00 14-13-3: LEP’s winning combination. Thirty years ago, on 14 July to be precise, the Large Electron-Positron collider (LEP) was commissioned. Less than a month later on 13 August, the world’s largest accelerator recorded its first collisions. Then, at a seminar on 13 October, its four experiments […]
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  • Croatia becomes an Associate Member of CERN 10.10.2019
    Croatia becomes an Associate Member of CERN melissa Thu, 10/10/2019 - 14:55 Visit by Her Excellency Ms Vesna Batistic Kos Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of Croatia to the United Nations Office and other international organisations in Geneva accompanied by Ms Ines Sprem Scigliano Second Secretary on the occasion of the notification of the […]
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  • From cosmic rays to clouds 10.09.2019
    From cosmic rays to clouds Ana Lopes abelchio Wed, 10/09/2019 - 16:41 CERN’s colossal complex of accelerators is in the midst of a two-year shutdown for upgrade work. But that doesn’t mean all experiments at the Laboratory have ceased to operate. The CLOUD experiment, for example, has just started a data run that will last […]
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  • Tests start at CERN for large-scale prototype of new technology to detect neutrinos 10.09.2019
    Tests start at CERN for large-scale prototype of new technology to detect neutrinos achintya Wed, 10/09/2019 - 12:17 A track made by a cosmic-ray muon, observed in the dual-phase ProtoDUNE detector. The ionisation released by the muon track in liquid argon and by the correlated electromagnetic activity can be seen (Image: ProtoDUNE) Scientists working at […]
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  • CERN congratulates 2019 physics Nobel Prize winners 10.08.2019
    CERN congratulates 2019 physics Nobel Prize winners Ana Lopes abelchio Tue, 10/08/2019 - 15:41 CERN congratulates James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz on the award of the Nobel Prize in physics “for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos”. Peebles receives the prize “for theoretical […]
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  • Run top quark run 10.07.2019
    Run top quark run Ana Lopes abelchio Mon, 10/07/2019 - 10:25 Shows a candidate event for a top quark–antiquark pair recorded by the CMS detector. Such an event is expected to produce an electron (shown in green), a muon (red) of opposite charge, two high-energy “jets” of particles (orange) and a large amount of missing […]
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  • Briefing book for 2020 update of European Strategy for Particle Physics 10.02.2019
    Briefing book for 2020 update of European Strategy for Particle Physics Matthew Chalmers achintya Wed, 10/02/2019 - 14:03 The design associated with the update of the European Strategy for Particle Physics (Image: CERN) The particle physics community in Europe is in the midst of updating the European Strategy for Particle Physics. The latest input is […]
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