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CERN pays tribute to Leon Lederman

The Nobel laureate Leon Lederman passed away at 96 on 3 October

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05 October, 2018
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5 October, 18

Rugby or football? ISOLDE reveals shape-shifting character of Mercury isotopes

An unprecedented combination of experimental nuclear physics and theoretical and computational modelling techniques has been brought together to reveal the full extent of the odd-even shape staggering of exotic mercury isotopes, and explain how it happens

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01 October, 2018
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1 October, 18

LHCb experiment discovers two, perhaps three, new particles

The LHCb collaboration has discovered two new baryons and potentially also a new tetraquark

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27 September, 2018

The hunt for leptoquarks is on

Recent results from CMS explore third-generation leptoquarks: hypothetical particles that combine the properties of leptons and quarks

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19 September, 2018
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19 September, 18

The incredible lightness of the Higgs

ATLAS searches for vector-like top quarks that could explain the Higgs boson’s small mass

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11 September, 2018
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11 September, 18

Hunting for dark quarks

A search for dark quarks conducted by the CMS collaboration inches closer to the parent particles from which they may originate

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31 August, 2018
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31 August, 18

Long-sought decay of Higgs boson observed

Six years after its discovery, the Higgs boson has at last been observed decaying to fundamental particles known as bottom quarks.

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28 August, 2018
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28 August, 18

ALPHA experiment takes antimatter to a new level

The ALPHA collaboration has observed a new electronic transition in the antihydrogen atom

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22 August, 2018

New measurement of particle’s lifetime intrigues physicists

A new measurement by the LHCb collaboration of the lifetime of a particle known as the charmed omega is inconsistent with previous estimates

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08 August, 2018

LHC experiments present latest results at ICHEP

This year’s International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP) took place in Seoul, South Korea, on 4–11 July

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19 July, 2018