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Potassium nucleus loses some of its magic

A new study at ISOLDE finds no signature of a “magic” number of neutrons in potassium-51, challenging the proposed magic nature of nuclei with 32 neutrons

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29 January, 2021
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29 January, 2021

BASE opens up new possibilities in the search for cold dark matter

The Baryon Antibaryon Symmetry Experiment (BASE) at CERN’s Antimatter Factory has set new limits on how easily axion-like particles could turn into photons

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26 January, 2021

A new way to look for gravitational waves

A duo of researchers from CERN and DESY show how data from radio telescopes can be used to search for high-frequency gravitational waves

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14 January, 2021
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14 January, 2021

CMS sets new bounds on the mass of leptoquarks

The bounds are some of the tightest yet on the existence of third-generation leptoquarks

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18 December, 2020

Standard Model surprises at high energies

In the seventh part of the “LHC Physics at Ten” series, we look at the surprising phenomena of the Standard Model at high energies

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16 December, 2020
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16 December, 2020

ALICE opens avenue for high-precision studies of the strong force

The collaboration shows how proton–proton collisions at the Large Hadron Collider can reveal the strong interaction between composite particles called hadrons

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09 December, 2020

Welcome to the precision era

Our sixth story in the LHC Physics at Ten series looks at the precision measurements of the Standard Model made at the Large Hadron Collider

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08 December, 2020
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08 December, 2020

Recreating Big Bang matter on Earth

Our fifth story in the LHC Physics at Ten series looks at how the LHC has recreated and greatly advanced our knowledge of the state of matter that is believed to have existed shortly after the Big Bang

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13 November, 2020
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13 November, 2020

A transportable antiproton trap to unlock the secrets of antimatter

The BASE collaboration is developing a transportable antiproton trap to make higher-precision measurements of the properties of antimatter

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03 November, 2020

ATLAS sets new limits on exotic types of long-lived particles

The result surpasses previous best mass limits achieved with CERN’s predecessor collider to the LHC

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29 October, 2020