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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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Knowledge sharing
13 January, 2021
Knowledge sharing
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13 January, 2021

Recreating Big Bang matter on Earth

Our fifth story in the LHC Physics at Ten series looks at how the LHC has recreated and greatly advanced our knowledge of the state of matter that is believed to have existed shortly after the Big Bang

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Physics
13 November, 2020
Physics
Feature
13 November, 2020

LS2 Report: Linac3 tests new equipment for higher-intensity beams

Linac3 is already producing lead-ion beams to test some crucial new equipment that could significantly increase beam intensity and quality

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Accelerators
24 November, 2020
Accelerators
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24 November, 2020

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

ESA subjects AI chip to tests at CERN

Intel’s new Myriad 2 chip underwent tests at CERN’s SPS

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Knowledge sharing
04 December, 2018
Knowledge sharing
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04 December, 2018

LHC report: make way for the heavy ions

The first collisions of lead nuclei mark the start of a new LHC heavy-ion run

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Accelerators
13 November, 2018
Accelerators
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13 November, 2018

LHC report: xenon in action

The LHC had the unique opportunity of colliding xenon nuclei over several hours

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Accelerators
24 October, 2017
Accelerators
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24 October, 2017

For one day only LHC collides xenon beams

The LHC is operating for several hours with the nuclei of xenon atoms

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Accelerators
12 October, 2017
Accelerators
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12 October, 2017

New ALICE results show novel phenomena in proton collisions

Published in Nature Physics ALICE reports proton collisions sometimes present similar patterns to those observed in the collisions of heavy nuclei

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Experiments
05 May, 2017

A 30-year adventure with heavy ions

Three decades since the first ultra-relativistic collisions were produced at CERN, the field of heavy-ion physics is still a hot topic

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Physics
06 April, 2017
Physics
News
06 April, 2017

Smallest LHC experiment has cosmic outing

The LHCf experiment begins its annual run to study cosmic rays

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Experiments
17 November, 2016
Experiments
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17 November, 2016