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The ALICE TPC is upgraded

The refurbished detector was lowered into the ALICE cavern and installed in the experiment in August

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Experiments
01 September, 2020
Experiments
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01 September, 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

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

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

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