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Breaking new ground in the search for dark matter

Our fourth story in the LHC Physics at Ten series discusses the LHC’s hunt for the hypothetical particle that may make up dark matter

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Physics
07 August, 2020

Rare phenomenon observed by ATLAS features the LHC as a high-energy photon collider

The ATLAS experiment reports the observation of photon collisions producing weak-force carriers and provides further insights into their interactions.

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Physics
05 August, 2020

CERN’s neutrino success story

The CERN Neutrino Platform has proved a major success in enabling European participation in long-baseline neutrino projects in the US and Japan

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Physics
04 August, 2020
Physics
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04 August, 2020

CERN experiments announce first indications of a rare Higgs boson process

The ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN have announced new results which show that the Higgs boson decays into two muons.

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Physics
03 August, 2020
Physics
Press release
03 August, 2020

ISOLDE reveals fundamental property of rarest element on Earth

The finding is significant for both fundamental and medical research, as the element is a promising candidate for cancer treatment by targeted alpha therapy

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Physics
30 July, 2020

ATLAS result addresses long-standing tension in the Standard Model

A new ATLAS measurement of a key feature of the Standard Model known as lepton flavour universality suggests that a previous discrepancy measured by the LEP collider in W boson decays may be due to a fluctuation

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Physics
29 July, 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
29 July, 2020

ICHEP 2020 hosts virtual sessions for scientists and public

This year, the biggest conference for the field of high-energy physics will be held virtually and includes several sessions for the public

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Knowledge sharing
27 July, 2020
Knowledge sharing
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27 July, 2020

CERN, SKA, GÉANT and PRACE collaborate on next-gen computing

The next generation of high-performance computers holds significant promise for both particle physics and astronomy but key challenges remain to be addressed

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Computing
22 July, 2020

CERN visits your home

Take part in interactive virtual lectures and discover the world of particles and the scientists exploring it

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Knowledge sharing
16 July, 2020
Knowledge sharing
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16 July, 2020