Stefania Pandolfi

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A 350-metre-tall tower to purify argon

CERN is participating in ARIA, a project to build a 350-metre column to produce extra-pure argon to be used in a dark-matter search experiment

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Engineering
12 December, 2017
Engineering
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How to produce the purest argon ever?

CERN is helping to align and test a 350-metre column to produce extra-pure argon for a dark-matter search experiment

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Engineering
30 November, 2017
Engineering
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A very special run for the LHCb experiment

During the 2017 LHC special runs, the LHCb experiment collected proton-proton and proton-neon data simultaneously for the first time

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Experiments
30 November, 2017
Experiments
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How much does a kilogram weigh?

During a seminar at CERN, Klaus von Klitzing, the 1985 Physics Nobel Laureate, explained how the definition of the kilogram will be revolutionised

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At CERN
02 November, 2017
At CERN
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Baby MIND born at CERN now ready to move to Japan

The Baby MIND neutrino detector, after being assembled and tested at CERN, is now ready to be shipped to Japan

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Experiments
13 October, 2017
Experiments
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New life for an old technology: canted cosine theta magnets

CERN is developing a corrector magnet for the High-Luminosity project that has a peculiar design (to say nothing of its name…)

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Engineering
10 October, 2017

Waves of congratulations for the Nobel Prize

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne for the detection of gravitational waves

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At CERN
03 October, 2017

To 20 Tesla and beyond: the high-temperature superconductors

High-temperature superconductors have the potential to revolutionise the field of particle physics

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Accelerators
22 September, 2017

Charmonium surprise at LHCb

LHCb presented a measurement of the masses of two charmonium particles, with a precision that is unprecedented at a collider for this type of particle

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Experiments
13 September, 2017
Experiments
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Constructive interference: CERN and gravitational waves

CERN scientists welcomed the LIGO/Virgo gravitational waves community to look for synergies for future technologies

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Physics
04 September, 2017

HL-LHC short-model magnets tests are going full speed ahead

During the summer, the third of a series of short, 1.5-metre-long magnet models for the HL-LHC project was successfully tested

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Engineering
29 August, 2017

Hunting season at the LHC

With the LHC now back smashing protons together at an energy of 13 TeV, what exotic beasts do physicists hope to find?

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Physics
10 August, 2017
Physics
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