Achintya Rao

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LS2 Report: LHCb looks to the future with SciFi detector

A new tracker made of scintillating fibres will be installed in the LHCb experiment during the ongoing shutdown of the Large Hadron Collider

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Experiments
12 November, 2019
Experiments
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12 November, 2019

ISOLDE’s new Offline 2 source nears completion

The final touches are being put to the new test facility to ready it for operation

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Experiments
07 October, 2019

LS2 Report: CMS set to glitter with installation of new GEMs

The CMS muon system is being upgraded to help track muons with ever-higher precision

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Experiments
17 September, 2019
Experiments
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17 September, 2019

LS2 Report: New SPS beam dump takes shape

The Super Proton Synchrotron will receive a new beam dump before the end of the second long shutdown of CERN’s accelerator complex

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Accelerators
13 August, 2019
Accelerators
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13 August, 2019

Lock the Planck: the kilogram has a new definition

From today, all SI base units will be defined based on natural constants, with the kilogram the last to join the ranks

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Engineering
20 May, 2019

LS2 Report: SPS receives major facelift for new beam dump

The installation and commissioning of the new facility is one of the biggest challenges of LS2 for the SPS team

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Accelerators
08 April, 2019

home.cern goes retro to commemorate 30 years of the Web

From 1 April onwards, the home page of CERN will take on a simpler persona that hearkens back to the early days of the Web

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Computing
01 April, 2019

LS2 Report: Rejuvenation for the Antiproton Decelerator

The Antiproton Decelerator will see refurbishment work that will help its experiments to trap more antimatter than before

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Accelerators
12 March, 2019

First Web browser revived during hackathon

As part of CERN’s celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the Web, an international team is at CERN to recreate the WorldWideWeb browser

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Computing
26 February, 2019
Computing
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26 February, 2019

LS2 Report: The PS’s magnets prepare for higher energies

Following our article on the PS Booster, we take a look at the next link in CERN’s accelerator chain: the venerable PS and its magnet system

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Accelerators
13 February, 2019
Accelerators
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13 February, 2019

LHC experiments share highlights for 2018

ALICE, ATLAS, CMS and LHCb presented their key physics results at an end-of-year series of talks

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Physics
14 December, 2018
Physics
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14 December, 2018

The hunt for leptoquarks is on

Recent results from CMS explore third-generation leptoquarks: hypothetical particles that combine the properties of leptons and quarks

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Physics
19 September, 2018
Physics
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19 September, 2018