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LS2 Report: CERN’s newest accelerator awakens

Linac 4 has taken over from the retired Linac 2 as the first accelerator in the LHC injection chain

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Accelerators
20 August, 2020
Accelerators
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20 August, 2020

CMS experiment at CERN releases fifth batch of open data

All research-quality data from proton–proton collisions recorded by CMS during the first two years of LHC operation are now publicly available

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Knowledge sharing
27 August, 2020
Knowledge sharing
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27 August, 2020

LHCb discovers first “open-charm” tetraquark

The particle, which has been called X(2900), was detected by analysing all the data LHCb has recorded so far from collisions at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider

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Physics
21 August, 2020

NA62 sees first significant evidence of rare process

The result paves the way for searching for signs of physics beyond the Standard Model of particle physics

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Physics
12 August, 2020

The Higgs boson: Revealing nature’s secrets

Our third story in the LHC Physics at Ten series takes us on a deeper dive into the Higgs boson

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Physics
04 July, 2020

The Higgs boson: What makes it special?

Our second story in the LHC Physics at Ten series visits the LHC’s most important discovery so far

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Physics
04 May, 2020
Physics
Feature
04 May, 2020

Entering Uncharted Waters

The Large Hadron Collider began its physics programme on this day a decade ago

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Accelerators
30 March, 2020
Accelerators
Feature
30 March, 2020

Using LEGO to study the building blocks of the universe

An improvised device, assembled using toy bricks, helped scientists conduct tests at CERN’s NA61/SHINE

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Experiments
07 February, 2020
Experiments
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07 February, 2020

LS2 Report: PS prepared for higher injection energies

CERN’s oldest working accelerator has a new injection kicker magnet and will soon receive a new septum as well

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Accelerators
11 February, 2020
Accelerators
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11 February, 2020

Dive into the world of accelerators

Visit the CERN accelerator complex through these immersive 360-degree photos

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Accelerators
19 December, 2019
Accelerators
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19 December, 2019

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