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Why precision luminosity measurements matter

Both the CMS and ATLAS experiments have performed luminosity measurements with spectacular precision

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Physics
12 May, 2021

LS2 Report: Installation of the CMS beam pipe

The CMS collaboration just reached another LS2 milestone: the biggest upgrade of the experimental beam vacuum system since the first operation of CMS in 2008

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Experiments
11 May, 2021

Connecting the smallest and largest scales

The first edition of the EuCAPT annual symposium on 5-7 May saw hundreds of physicists discuss the latest opportunities and challenges in theoretical astroparticle physics and cosmology

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Physics
10 May, 2021

A SciFi moment for the LHCb experiment

The first pieces of LHCb’s new scintillating-fibre particle-tracking detector, or SciFi, have just journeyed 100 metres down to be installed in the experiment’s underground cavern

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Experiments
06 May, 2021
Experiments
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06 May, 2021

Physicists launch initiative to help India during its catastrophic COVID-19 surge

Some members of the HEP community have organised a fundraising initiative to purchase ventilators, oxygen concentrators, PPE and other medical supplies that are running critically low in India

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At CERN
05 May, 2021

Mining the Future

Join this international competition and submit your ideas for applications that could turn rock excavated during tunnelling for future CERN colliders into a resource

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Engineering
30 April, 2021
Engineering
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30 April, 2021

Supporting talented students with the ATLAS PhD Grant

On 13 April 2021, the recipients of this year's ATLAS PhD Grant were celebrated in an online ceremony

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Experiments
30 April, 2021

NA64 sets bounds on how much new X bosons could change the electron’s magnetism

The result cannot explain an apparent tension with the Standard Model in the electron’s magnetic moment

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Physics
29 April, 2021

What is mental health?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO): "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

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At CERN
29 April, 2021
At CERN
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29 April, 2021

“La nuit est belle!”: a light-free night for the Greater Geneva area

On 21 May, turn off your lights and enjoy nature

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At CERN
29 April, 2021