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Lock the Planck: the kilogram has a new definition

From today, all SI base units will be defined based on natural constants, with the kilogram the last to join the ranks

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Engineering
20 May, 2019

LS2 Report: consolidating the energy extraction systems of LHC superconducting magnet circuits

The energy extraction systems absorb the energy of the LHC magnets in case of a quench. Their consolidation is conducted in collaboration with two Russian institutes

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Engineering
13 May, 2019

Successful tests of a cooler way to transport electricity

A new superconducting electrical transmission line for the High-Luminosity LHC uses new materials, a new cooling system and unprecedented technologies

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Accelerators
30 April, 2019

Moriond feels the strong force

Pentaquarks, charmed beauty particles and more from the Moriond conference’s second week, which is devoted to studies of the strong nuclear force

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Physics
02 April, 2019
Physics
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02 April, 2019

Celebrating 40 years of physics at CERN’s North Area

A symposium at CERN celebrates four decades of physics research at the Laboratory’s North Area

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Physics
02 April, 2019

LHCb experiment discovers a new pentaquark

The LHCb collaboration has observed a new pentaquark particle and has confirmed the pentaquark structure previously reported

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Physics
26 March, 2019

A “muoscope” with CMS technology

Researchers from the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider are developing a new application based on one of the experiment’s particle detectors

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Knowledge sharing
22 March, 2019
Knowledge sharing
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22 March, 2019

ATLAS observes light scattering off light

The ATLAS Collaboration has reported the observation of light-by-light scattering with a significance beyond eight standard deviations

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Physics
19 March, 2019

Report reveals full reach of LHC programme

A 1000+ page report quantifies the physics potential of the High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider

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Physics
19 March, 2019

LHC beam pipe to be mined for monopoles

As-yet-undiscovered particles may lie waiting in tube that carried particles for collision within CMS

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Physics
15 March, 2019
Physics
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15 March, 2019