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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 collaboration releases its first open data from heavy-ion collisions

CMS data recorded in 2010 and 2011 from lead–lead collisions at the Large Hadron Collider have been released into the public domain for the first time

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12 January, 2021
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12 January, 2021

Relive 2020 at CERN

Highlights of the year at CERN, from engineering and accelerator milestones to particle physics results and much more

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18 December, 2020
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18 December, 2020

NA63 makes crystal-clear study of radiation reaction

The NA63 collaboration has made a high-precision study of the phenomenon of radiation reaction, using particle beams and crystals

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22 September, 2020

CMS experiment at CERN releases fifth batch of open data

All research-quality data from proton–proton collisions recorded by CMS during the first two years of LHC operation are now publicly available

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27 August, 2020
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27 August, 2020

LHCb discovers first “open-charm” tetraquark

The particle, which has been called X(2900), was detected by analysing all the data LHCb has recorded so far from collisions at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider

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Physics
21 August, 2020

NA62 sees first significant evidence of rare process

The result paves the way for searching for signs of physics beyond the Standard Model of particle physics

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Physics
12 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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04 August, 2020
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04 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