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Leptoquarks, the Higgs boson and the muon’s magnetism

A new study shows that a class of new unknown particles that could account for the muon’s magnetism, known as leptoquarks, also affects the Higgs boson’s transformation into muons

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Physics
14 June, 2021

ALICE finds that charm hadronisation differs at the LHC

New measurements by the ALICE collaboration show that the way charm quarks form hadrons in proton-proton collisions differs significantly from expectations based on electron collider measurements.

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Physics
10 June, 2021

CLEAR study paves the way for novel electron-based cancer therapy

The study, conducted at CERN’s CLEAR test facility, demonstrates how very high-energy electron beams can be focused onto deep-seated cancerous tumours

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Knowledge sharing
10 June, 2021
Knowledge sharing
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10 June, 2021

The High-Luminosity LHC project takes shape at Point 1

The construction of an underground cavern at Point 1, which will house equipment for the High-Luminosity LHC, has been successfully completed

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Accelerators
09 June, 2021

CERN’s Year of Environmental Awareness

Did you know that CERN has committed to decrease its direct greenhouse gas emissions by 28% by the end of 2024? Read this new series of articles focusing on various environmental topics and CERN’s ongoing initiatives

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At CERN
09 June, 2021

Sparking breakthroughs in radiation protection for spacecraft, aviation and accelerators

The CERN-coordinated and EU-funded RADSAGA project is coming to an end after four years of rewarding research into radiation protection for electronics

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Engineering
08 June, 2021

Greening gaseous detectors

Physicists seek to replace harmful chlorofluorocarbons with novel “eco-gases”

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Experiments
08 June, 2021
Experiments
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08 June, 2021

LHCb measures tiny mass difference between particles

The result is a milestone in the study of how a particle known as a D0 meson changes from matter into antimatter and back

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Physics
08 June, 2021

First ATLAS New Small Wheel nears completion

On Friday 28 May 2021, the final "wedge" of the first ATLAS New Small Wheel was installed in the detector. This was an important milestone for the Collaboration, in preparation for the wheel’s installation in the ATLAS cavern later this summer

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Experiments
07 June, 2021
Experiments
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07 June, 2021

Accelerators meet gravitational waves

Physicists discuss the possibility of using particle accelerators to detect or even generate gravitational waves

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Accelerators
03 June, 2021
Accelerators
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03 June, 2021