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First lead-ion collisions in the LHC at record energy

On Friday, 18 November, a test using collisions of lead ions was carried out in the LHC and provided an opportunity for the experiments to validate the new detectors and new data-processing systems ahead of next year’s lead-lead physics run.

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Experiments
23 November, 2022
Experiments
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23 November, 2022

Ten-year journey through quark–gluon plasma

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Physics
09 November, 2022
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09 November, 2022

ALICE explores the hidden charm of quark–gluon plasma

The ALICE collaboration shows that different bound states of a charm quark and its antimatter counterpart are differently modified by quark–gluon plasma, opening new avenues for studying this special state of matter and its effects

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Physics
20 October, 2022

ALICE pins down hypermatter properties

The collaboration’s latest study of a “strange”, unstable nucleus known as the hypertriton offers new insight into the particle interactions that may take place at the hearts of neutron stars

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Physics
20 September, 2022
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20 September, 2022

LHC Run 3: physics at record energy starts tomorrow

The Large Hadron Collider is ready to once again start delivering proton collisions to experiments, this time at an unprecedented energy of 13.6 TeV, marking the start of the accelerator’s third run of data taking for physics

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Physics
04 July, 2022

ALICE makes first direct observation of a fundamental effect in particle physics

The observation provides direct experimental access to the mass of an elementary particle known as the charm quark

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Physics
18 May, 2022

Mass matters when quarks cross a quark–gluon plasma

A new analysis by the ALICE collaboration confirms the expected role of quark mass in the interactions of quarks with a quark–gluon plasma

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Physics
25 March, 2022

Thirty years of Hungarian membership of CERN: the President of the Republic visits the Organization

President Áder visited the CMS cavern and the Globe of Science and Innovation to mark the anniversary of his country joining CERN

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At CERN
22 March, 2022

ALICE takes the next step in understanding the interaction between hadrons

The ALICE collaboration has for the first time observed the residual strong interaction between protons and phi mesons

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Physics
17 November, 2021