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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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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
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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
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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

Chasing particles with tiny electric charges

Researchers have conducted the first search at a hadron collider for elementary particles with electric charges smaller than a tenth of the electron charge

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Physics
14 July, 2020

The Higgs boson: Revealing nature’s secrets

Our third story in the LHC Physics at Ten series takes us on a deeper dive into the Higgs boson

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Physics
04 July, 2020

LHCb discovers a new type of tetraquark at CERN

The LHCb collaboration has observed an exotic particle made up of four charm quarks for the first time

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Physics
01 July, 2020

NA64 explores gap in searches for axions and axion-like particles

The NA64 collaboration has conducted its first search for axions and axion-like particles, targeting an unexplored area

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Physics
22 June, 2020