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  • CMS hunts for dark photons coming from the Higgs boson 05.24.2019
    CMS hunts for dark photons coming from the Higgs boson Ana Lopes abelchio Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:37 A proton–proton collision event featuring a muon–antimuon pair (red), a photon (green), and large missing transverse momentum. (Image: CERN) They know it’s there but they don’t know what it's made of. That pretty much sums up scientists’ knowledge […]
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  • ATLAS surveys new supersymmetry territory 05.23.2019
    ATLAS surveys new supersymmetry territory Ana Lopes abelchio Thu, 05/23/2019 - 16:04 A collection of images taken of the ATLAS detector during LS2. (Image: CERN) Experiments have confirmed the Standard Model of particle physics time and again. But the model is incomplete. Among other features, it cannot explain dark matter, or the small mass of […]
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  • ATTRACT distingue 170 projets d’innovation 05.21.2019
    ATTRACT funding is awarded to 170 breakthrough projects Corinne Pralavorio cmenard Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:04 The Europe of innovation gathered last week at CERN. The leaders of the ATTRACT1 initiative announced in CERN’s Main Auditorium the 170 breakthrough projects that will receive funding. The ATTRACT project, which is part of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 […]
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  • Lock the Planck: the kilogram has a new definition 05.20.2019
    Lock the Planck: the kilogram has a new definition Achintya Rao achintya Mon, 05/20/2019 - 14:01 The Kibble balance (a.k.a. watt balance) built by the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS) to measure the Planck constant with ultra-high precision (Image: CERN) Until today, a kilogram was defined as the mass of the International Prototype Kilogram […]
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  • LS2 Report: consolidating the energy extraction systems of LHC superconducting magnet circuits 05.14.2019
    LS2 Report: consolidating the energy extraction systems of LHC superconducting magnet circuits Anaïs Schaeffer anschaef Tue, 05/14/2019 - 12:48 In the LHC, 1232 superconducting dipole magnets and 392 quadrupole magnets guide and focus the beams around the accelerator’s 27-kilometre ring, which is divided into eight sectors. These magnets operate at very low temperatures – 1.9 K […]
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  • In Granada, the European particle physics community prepares decisions for the future of the field 05.13.2019
    In Granada, the European particle physics community prepares decisions for the future of the field abha Mon, 05/13/2019 - 09:48 (Image: CERN) Geneva and Granada. The European particle physics community is meeting this week in Granada, Spain, to discuss the roadmap for the future of the discipline. The aim of the symposium is to define […]
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  • CERN's flagship travelling exhibition goes to India 05.06.2019
    CERN's flagship travelling exhibition goes to India Rolf Landua abelchio Mon, 05/06/2019 - 17:01 Visitors attending the 'Accelerating Science' exhibition when it travelled to Austria’s Hartberg Ökopark science museum in 2011 (Image: CERN) With India having become an Associate Member State in 2017 following the long-standing collaboration between Indian scientists and CERN, it is high […]
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  • LS2 Report: before the return of the cold 04.30.2019
    LS2 Report: before the return of the cold Anaïs Schaeffer anschaef Tue, 04/30/2019 - 09:41 Since the start of January, the liquid helium flowing through the veins of the LHC’s cooling system has gradually been removed from the accelerator and, one by one, the eight sectors of the LHC have been brought back to room […]
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  • Serbian flag raised at CERN 04.23.2019
    Serbian flag raised at CERN Abha Eli Phoboo cmenard Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:49 The Serbian flag was raised today at a ceremony on the Esplanade des Particules to mark the country’s accession as CERN’s 23rd Member State. The ceremony was attended by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia, Ana Brnabić, the President of the […]
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  • Successful tests of a cooler way to transport electricity 04.18.2019
    Successful tests of a cooler way to transport electricity Camille Monnin camonnin Thu, 04/18/2019 - 14:52 Like a metal python, the huge pipe snaking through a CERN high-tech hall is actually a new electrical transmission line. This superconducting line is the first of its kind and allows vast quantities of electrical current to be transported […]
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  • LS2 Report: SPS receives major facelift for new beam dump 04.09.2019
    LS2 Report: SPS receives major facelift for new beam dump Achintya Rao achintya Tue, 04/09/2019 - 11:46 The SPS will receive a new beam dump after LS2, placed in the old cavern of the UA1 experiment. (Image: CERN) The Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) is undergoing an overdue overhaul. Its beam dump, which was previously at […]
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  • CERN unveils its Science Gateway project 04.08.2019
    CERN unveils its Science Gateway project cmenard Mon, 04/08/2019 - 09:17 Artistic view of the Science Gateway. (Image: RPBW) CERN is launching the Science Gateway, a new scientific education and outreach centre targeting the general public of all ages. The building will be designed by world-renowned architects, Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The project will be […]
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  • Celebrating 40 years of physics at CERN’s North Area 04.02.2019
    Celebrating 40 years of physics at CERN’s North Area camonnin Tue, 04/02/2019 - 09:55 poster for an announcement (Image: CERN) CERN is known for its collider facilities, yet fixed-target experiments also have a long history at the Laboratory, forming essential building blocks in the physics landscape. Notable among them are experiments fed by the Super […]
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  • home.cern goes retro to commemorate 30 years of the Web 04.02.2019
    home.cern goes retro to commemorate 30 years of the Web Achintya Rao achintya Tue, 04/02/2019 - 09:38 ENGLISH (Image: CERN) Update 2 April 2019: Did you fall for our joke? We’ve rolled the changes back and home.cern is once again available with our beautiful, modern design. From today, visitors to home.cern will find themselves immersed […]
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  • Moriond 2019 feels the strong force 04.01.2019
    Moriond 2019 feels the strong force melissa Mon, 04/01/2019 - 18:02 (Image: CERN) Last week, physicists from all over the world gathered in La Thuile, Italy, for the second week of the Rencontres de Moriond conference. This second week of the annual meeting features new and recent findings in all things related to quantum chromodynamics […]
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  • Highlights from the 2019 Moriond conference (electroweak physics) 03.29.2019
    Highlights from the 2019 Moriond conference (electroweak physics) melissa Fri, 03/29/2019 - 14:48 A collision event recorded by CMS, containing a missing-transverse-energy signature, which is one of the characteristics sought in the search for SUSY. (Image: CERN) At the 66th Rencontres de Moriond conference, which is taking place in La Thuile, Italy, physicists working at […]
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  • Arts at CERN announces ‘Quàntica’ and a new collaboration with Barcelona 03.27.2019
    Arts at CERN announces ‘Quàntica’ and a new collaboration with Barcelona melissa Wed, 03/27/2019 - 11:08 ’The View from Nowhere’ a new art commission by CERN artists in residence Semiconductor (Ruth Jarman & Joe Gerhardt). Exhibition at Le Lieu Unique, Nantes. 2018. Photo: Martin Argyroglo. Arts at CERN announces two key ventures: ‘Quàntica’, an exhibition […]
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  • LS2 Report: East Area version 2.0 03.26.2019
    LS2 Report: East Area version 2.0 Anaïs Schaeffer anschaef Tue, 03/26/2019 - 13:17 The major work to renovate the East Area of the Proton Synchrotron (PS), which began in 2018, will continue throughout LS2. This transformation of one of CERN’s oldest installations into a modern experiment area at the cutting edge of technology will take […]
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  • LHCb experiment discovers a new pentaquark 03.26.2019
    LHCb experiment discovers a new pentaquark achintya Tue, 03/26/2019 - 10:36 (Image: CERN) The LHCb collaboration has announced the discovery of a new pentaquark particle. The particle, named Pc(4312)+, decays to a proton and a J/ψ particle (composed of a charm quark and an anticharm quark). This latest observation has a statistical significance of 7.3 sigma, […]
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  • Serbia joins CERN as its 23rd Member State 03.22.2019
    Serbia joins CERN as its 23rd Member State abha Fri, 03/22/2019 - 17:14 Visit of Her Excellency Ms Ana Brnabic Prime Minister Government of the Republic of Serbia (Image: CERN) Today, CERN welcomes Serbia as its 23rd Member State, following receipt of formal notification from UNESCO that Serbia has acceded to the CERN Convention. “Investing in […]
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