Updates tagged "ALICE"

LHC: preparations for a new season of physics

15 May 2017 — Adjustments to the thousands of pieces of equipment making up the LHC are ongoing before data taking can start for 2017

New ALICE results show novel phenomena in proton collisions

24 Apr 2017 — Published in Nature Physics ALICE reports proton collisions sometimes present similar patterns to those observed in the collisions of heavy nuclei

Quark Matter 2017: understanding the early universe

10 Feb 2017 — The LHC experiment collaborations presented their latest results at the Quark Matter conference on how matter behaved in the universe's first moments

LHC collides ions at new record energy

25 Nov 2015 — The accelerator is colliding leads ions at an energy about twice as high as that of any previous collider experiment

ALICE precisely compares light nuclei and antinuclei

17 Aug 2015 — The comparison, published today in Nature Physics, confirms a fundamental symmetry of nature to an unprecedented precision for light nuclei

LHC experiments present latest results in Vienna

27 Jul 2015 — The world particle-physics community has convened in Vienna for the 2015 European Physical Society Conference on High Energy Physics

First images of collisions at 13 TeV

21 May 2015 — Last night, for the first time, protons collided in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the record-breaking energy of 13 TeV. See the first images

Protons set to collide at 13 TeV to prepare for physics

20 May 2015 — These first collisions at 13 TeV in the LHC are to set up systems that protect detectors from stray particles before they are fully switched on

Beams come knocking on the LHC's door

24 Nov 2014 — Weekend tests with beams brought protons just short of the LHC

CERN experiments present heavy-ion physics at Darmstadt

23 May 2014 — At Quark Matter 2014 this week in Germany, the ALICE, ATLAS and CMS experiments are presenting the latest results from the LHC's heavy-ion programme

ALICE through a gamma-ray looking glass

31 Jul 2013 — The ALICE experiment is optimized to perform in the environment of heavy-ion collisions at the LHC, which can produce thousands of particles

Interactive timeline charts 20 years of ALICE history

1 Jul 2013 — An interactive timeline from the ALICE collaboration tells the story of the detector from its design to current upgrade work

ALICE: Upgrade work begins

29 Apr 2013 — With the long shutdown under way, the ALICE collaboration is preparing for the next 10 years of operation

ALICE scrutinizes proton-lead run for quark-gluon plasma

22 Jan 2013 — The ALICE experiment will be watching the collisions closely to tease out the effects of lead ions from the effects of the plasma

ALICE plans future upgrades

25 Oct 2012 — A smaller beam pipe and a redesign of the tracker systems are among the upgrades the ALICE experiment will deploy during the long shutdown of the LHC

What to expect from the LHC in 2012

2 Feb 2012 — Find out the schedule for LHC beams and the physics the LHC experiments will be investigating this year

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