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Elusive Neutrino Candidates Detected In Breakthrough Physics Experiment

At long last, researchers have glimpsed ghostly particles produced by CERN’s Large Hadron Collider -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Related topics: Neutrinos, Physics, Large Hadron Collider

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Physicists Detect Signs Of Neutrinos At Large Hadron Collider

The international Forward Search Experiment team, led by physicists at the University of California, Irvine, has achieved the first-ever detection of neutrino candidates produced by the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN facility near Geneva,...
Related topics: Physics, Neutrinos, Large Hadron Collider

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Jinlong Zhang: Then And Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner

At Argonne National Laboratory, staff scientist Jinlong Zhang performs R&D on the CERN ATLAS and DAQ systems. These systems select and collect data from the billion-plus proton-proton collisions per second in particle physics experiments.
Related topics: Physics

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Bismuth Isotopes Found To Change Shape From Spheres To Rugby Balls

Alternating from spheres to rugby balls is no longer the sole preserve of mercury isotopes, an international team at CERN's ISOLDE facility reports in a paper published in Physical Review Letters.

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Did We Discover A New Force Of Nature? New Results From Cern

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) sparked worldwide excitement in March as particle physicists reported tantalizing evidence for new physics – potentially a new force of nature. Now, our new result, yet to be peer-reviewed, from Cern’s gargantuan...
Related topics: Scientific Discoveries, Large Hadron Collider, Physics

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The Four Lhc Experiments Are Getting Ready For Pilot Beams

Since 2019, many places at CERN have been operating like beehives to complete the scheduled upgrades for the second long shutdown (LS2) of the accelerator complex. This period of intense work is now coming to an end with the injection of the first...

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Successful Beam Pipe Installation At Lhcb

The LHC experiments are nearing the completion of maintenance and upgrade works carried out in the framework of the second long shutdown of CERN's accelerator complex. Of all the experiments, LHCb is undergoing the most significant metamorphosis...

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Tim Berners-lee, The Web’s Inventor, Joins Proton In Privacy Advisory Role

Tim Berners-Lee and Proton have a shared history involving the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). The mere fact that you are reading this article online is due to one man’s work over 30 years ago. Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented...

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Radiation-detecting Optical Fibers Installed On The International Space Station

In a spacecraft, in order to protect both crew and electronics from radiation, it is mandatory to invest in effective radiation monitoring systems. The International Space Station (ISS), just like the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, is a complex...
Related topics: Optical Fibers, International Space Station, Space, Spacecrafts, Large Hadron Collider

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Cern To Provide Second Dune Cryostat

Neutrinos are tricky beasts. Alone among known fundamental particles, they suffer from an identity crisis—if it were possible to put them on a weighing scale, you would unpredictably measure one of three possible masses. As a result, the three...
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How Many Websites Are There?

How Many Websites Are There? 30 years ago, on 6 August 1991, British physicist Tim Berners-Lee at CERN in Switzerland published the first ever website, the WorldWideWeb (W3). Fittingly, the site was about the World Wide Web project,...
Related topics: Physics

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First Magnets For Fair Tested At Cern

The very first superconducting magnets have been tested at CERN for NUSTAR (Nuclear Structure Astrophysics and Reactions), one of the experiments at the future international Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR), currently under...
Related topics: Superconductors, Astrophysics

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Physicists Discover New Kind Of Tetraquark—the Longest-lived Yet Found

Enlarge / An artist’s impression of Tcc+, a tetraquark composed of two charm quarks and an up and a down antiquark. (credit: CERN) The exotic family of particles known as tetraquarks has a surprising new member. Dubbed Tcc+, it's the first...
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Particle Physicists Study 'little Bangs' At The Atlas Experiment

A new result from the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN studies the interactions of photons—particles of light—with lead nuclei at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Using new data collection techniques, physicists revealed an unexpected similarity to...
Related topics: Physics, Large Hadron Collider

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Search For Heavy Bosons Sets New Limits

Since discovering the Higgs boson in 2012, the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN has been working to understand its properties. One question in particular stands out: why does the Higgs boson have the mass that it does? Experiments have measured its mass...
Related topics: Higgs Boson

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Cern’s Lhcb Breakthrough Will Reveal A Lot About The Universe’s Origins

What happened at the beginning of the universe, in the very first moments? The truth is, we don’t really know because it takes huge amounts of energy and precision to recreate and understand the cosmos on such short timescales in the lab. But...

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Tim Berners-lee Makes An Nft From World Wide Web’s Objective-c

Enlarge / Tim Berners-Lee showing off the early World Wide Web at CERN. (credit: Courtesy Sotheby's) Next week, Sir Tim Berners-Lee will auction an NFT of the original source code he used to create the World Wide Web. The centerpiece of the...

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Cern Physicists Prove Subatomic Particles Can Switch Into An Antiparticle And Back

Physicists working with the LHCb experiment at CERN have proven that a subatomic particle can switch into its antiparticle and back again. The researchers were able to prove this using extremely precise measurements made using the LHCb experiment at...
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Studying Top Quarks At High And Not-so-high Energies

CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is famous for colliding protons at world-record energies—but sometimes it pays to dial down the energy and see what happens under less extreme conditions. The LHC started operation in 2010 with a collision energy...
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Cern Alpha Collaboration Cools Antihydrogen Atoms With Laser Light

Researchers at the ALPHA collaboration at CERN have for the first time succeeded in cooling down antihydrogen atoms using laser light. Antihydrogen is the simplest form of atomic antimatter, and the technique known as laser cooling was first...
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