Updates tagged "CMS"

Detectors: unique superconducting magnets

20 Sep 2017 — The third article in our series on superconductors takes us to the heart of the detectors and their extraordinary and powerful magnets

Happy 5th anniversary, Higgs boson!

4 Jul 2017 — Five years ago, the ATLAS and CMS collaborations announced the discovery of the Higgs boson

Kick-off for the 2017 LHC physics season

23 May 2017 — Data-taking has started again at the LHC: the experiments are continuing their exploration of physics at the unprecedented energy of 13 TeV.

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

Silicon sandwiches feed LHC’s upgraded collision appetite

29 Mar 2017 — CMS high-luminosity LHC upgrade requires new silicon sensors, to better distinguish between particles from multiple collisions

Here’s what open-heart surgery at the LHC looks like

14 Mar 2017 — See in images how the “heart” of the CMS detector, its Pixel Tracker, was replaced

Open-heart surgery for CMS

3 Mar 2017 — This week the CMS collaboration is replacing the heart of its detector: its tracking system

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

How can high energy physics help the water shortage?

20 Jan 2017 — CERN is now part of a research project to develop a system for optimised irrigation, based on technologies developed for high energy physics

CERN hosts live reddit Q&A on CMS open data

1 Jun 2016 — CERN conducted its fourth reddit AMA to discuss the recent release of 300 terabytes of data from the CMS collaboration

Return of the LHC – season 2 continues

29 Mar 2016 — The LHC has introduced beam for the first time since the year-end technical stop began in December 2015

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

ATLAS and CMS experiments shed light on Higgs properties

1 Sep 2015 — At the 2015 LHCP conference the collaborations presented for the first time combined measurements of many properties of the Higgs boson

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

LHC experiments join forces to zoom in on the Higgs boson

17 Mar 2015 — Today the ATLAS and CMS experiments presented for the first time a combination of their results on the mass of the Higgs boson

CMS pins down Higgs with first run data

27 Jan 2015 — Recent publications from CMS use data from the LHC's first run to shed light on the properties of the Higgs boson

Results from CERN presented at ICHEP in Spain

7 Jul 2014 — At ICHEP in Valencia, Spain, all four LHC experiments presented new results from the LHC’s first run. Run 2 physics holds much promise

CERN experiments report new Higgs boson measurements

23 Jun 2014 — Results reported by ATLAS and CMS discuss the decay of Higgs bosons directly to fermions, the particles that make up matter


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