Updates tagged "LHC"

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

LHC Season 2: holding the key to new frontiers

12 Jan 2015 — With ‘LHC Season 2’ starting soon, running at a new high energy, the LHC key is handed back to the machine operators today

LHC filling with liquid helium at 4 kelvin

17 Dec 2014 — The CERN cryogenics team are filling the LHC with liquid helium, cooling entire sections to below 4K

CERN’s Large Hadron Collider gears up for run 2

12 Dec 2014 — CERN teams are carrying out all required tests to get proton beams back in the LHC for March 2015

One LHC sector up to full energy

9 Dec 2014 — Magnets in one sector of the accelerator are fully prepared for the restart at higher energies

Beams come knocking on the LHC's door

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

CERN makes public first data of LHC experiments

20 Nov 2014 — The Open Data Portal makes data from real collision events at the LHC openly available to all

A new world record for CERN at 60 years old

26 Sep 2014 — In CERN’s 60th year, the first proof of the existence of the Higgs boson earns a Guinness World Record for CERN, ATLAS and CMS

Technical troubleshooting at the CERN Control Centre

4 Aug 2014 — A team is on call 24 hours a day to monitor technical systems and quickly respond to alerts across CERN's accelerator complex

Cosmic rays tune ATLAS for a particle symphony

27 Jun 2014 — In preparation for the LHC's next run, physicists are calibrating the ATLAS experiment - with high-energy rays from outer space

CERN announces LHC restart schedule

23 Jun 2014 — Cool down of the Large Hadron Collider has already begun in preparation for research to resume early in 2015

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

How universal is (lepton) universality?

3 Jun 2014 — New results from LHCb suggest that B+mesons decay to muons about 25% less often than they decay to electrons

The tour continues for the Large Hadron Collider

23 May 2014 — Today the Collider exhibition, which began life at London’s Science Museum, launches in Manchester, UK, ahead of an international tour

LHC consolidations: 27,000 shunts now in place

5 May 2014 — Some 27,000 electrical shunts have been added to connections between magnets on the LHC

Tracking particles faster at the LHC

22 Apr 2014 — A new trigger system will expand what ATLAS scientists can look for during high-energy collisions at the Large Hadron Collider

Microelectronics at CERN: from infancy to maturity

4 Mar 2014 — The start of the LAA project in 1986 propelled electronics at CERN into the era of microelectronics

In pictures: Access to the last LHC splice

11 Feb 2014 — A team composed of CERN staff, industrial support and mechanics from Pakistan have given access to the last LHC splice for inspection

Highlights from CERN in 2013

19 Dec 2013 — Higgs boson decays, a Nobel prize for Higgs and Englert and a huge Open Days event were among the big stories at CERN this year

X-ray tests: Night at the collider

25 Nov 2013 — When night falls over CERN, a team of X-ray experts go underground to perform tests on the Large Hadron Collider


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