quark-gluon plasma

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Time for lead collisions in the LHC

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

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Accelerators
09 November, 2018
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A bumper crop of LHC results at Quark Matter 2018

The main LHC collaborations present a wealth of new results at this year’s Quark Matter conference

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Physics
18 May, 2018

Neutron stars cast light on quark matter

The first observation of a neutron-star merger by the LIGO and Virgo collaborations has allowed researchers to improve the theory of quark matter

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Physics
07 June, 2018

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

Quark Matter 2017: understanding the early universe

The LHC experiment collaborations presented their latest results at the Quark Matter conference on how matter behaved in the universe's first moments

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Experiments
10 February, 2017

Lead ion and proton: Close encounters of the third kind

For the third time ever the LHC today began colliding beams of protons with lead ions to probe the early universe from which matter emerged

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Physics
10 November, 2016

CERN experiments present results at Quark Matter 2015

There were presentations from ALICE, CMS, ATLAS and LHCb at the international conference on ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions this week

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Experiments
02 October, 2015

Quenching jets in hot dense matter from lead-ion collisions

The ATLAS measurement compared data of 2.76 TeV lead-ion collisions taken in 2011 with proton-proton data from a dedicated run of the LHC in 2013

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Physics
18 November, 2014

CERN experiments present heavy-ion physics at Darmstadt

At Quark Matter 2014 this week in Germany, the ALICE, ATLAS and CMS experiments are presenting the latest results from the LHC's heavy-ion programme

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Experiments
23 May, 2014

Webcast: ATLAS probes quark-gluon plasma

Aaron Richard Angerami of Columbia University in the US presents "Soft and hard probes of high-temperature matter with the ATLAS experiment"

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Experiments
21 January, 2014
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ALICE scrutinizes proton-lead run for quark-gluon plasma

The ALICE experiment will be watching the collisions closely to tease out the effects of lead ions from the effects of the plasma

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Accelerators
22 January, 2013

Preparing the LHC for the lead-proton run

For the last run before the two-year shutdown, the LHC is going beyond its original design specification and will collide protons with lead ions

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Accelerators
16 January, 2013
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