Ana Lopes

Ana began working at CERN in 2018 as a Science Writer for the CERN Communications group.

LHCb experiment discovers two, perhaps three, new particles

27 Sep 2018 | Update - For the public | Ana Lopes | The LHCb collaboration has discovered two new baryons and potentially also a new tetraquark

The incredible lightness of the Higgs

7 Sep 2018 | Update - For the public | Ana Lopes | ATLAS searches for vector-like top quarks that could explain the Higgs boson’s small mass

Hunting for dark quarks

31 Aug 2018 | Update - For the public | Ana Lopes | A search for dark quarks conducted by the CMS collaboration inches closer to the parent particles from which they may originate

ALPHA experiment takes antimatter to a new level

22 Aug 2018 | Update - For the public | Ana Lopes | The ALPHA collaboration has observed a new electronic transition in the antihydrogen atom

New measurement of particle’s lifetime intrigues physicists

8 Aug 2018 | Update - For the public | Ana Lopes | A new measurement by the LHCb collaboration of the lifetime of a particle known as the charmed omega is inconsistent with previous estimates

ISOLDE peers into the world of DNA

22 Jun 2018 | Update - For the public | Ana Lopes | Researchers at CERN’s ISOLDE facility have used an ultrasensitive variant of NMR spectroscopy to study DNA interactions

LHCP reports from Bologna

14 Jun 2018 | Update - For scientists | Ana Lopes | From 4 to 9 June, some 450 researchers gathered in Bologna, Italy for the sixth Large Hadron Collider Physics (LHCP) conference

Neutron stars cast light on quark matter

7 Jun 2018 | Update - For the public | Ana Lopes | The first observation of a neutron-star merger by the LIGO and Virgo collaborations has allowed researchers to improve the theory of quark matter

Latest results from the AMS experiment

31 May 2018 | Update - For scientists | Ana Lopes | Samuel Ting delivered the latest unexpected results from the AMS experiment last week at CERN

From CERN to the clinic

29 May 2018 | Update - For the public | Ana Lopes | At a seminar at CERN today, Ron Heeren describes how CERN’s Timepix read-out chip might in the future be found in surgery rooms

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