Z boson

The Z boson is a neutral elementary particle, which – along with its electrically charged cousin, the W – carries the weak force

How strange is the proton?

16 Feb 2017 | Update - For scientists | Katarina Anthony | ATLAS measurements show proton has more strange quarks than previously thought

CERN experiments present results at Quark Matter 2015

2 Oct 2015 | Update - For scientists | There were presentations from ALICE, CMS, ATLAS and LHCb at the international conference on ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions this week

Forty years of neutral currents

19 Jul 2013 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | On 19 July 1973, physicists working with the Gargamelle bubble chamber at CERN presented the first direct evidence of the weak neutral current

Thirty years of the Z boson

31 May 2013 | Update - For the public | Kelly Izlar | Thirty years ago this week physicists at CERN announced that they had directly observed the Z boson

The Z boson

31 May 2013 | Physics | The Z boson is a neutral elementary particle which - along with its electrically charged cousin, the W - carries the weak force

UA1

24 Jan 2013 | Experiment | The detector at Underground Area 1 scoured a billion proton-antiproton collisions from the Super Proton Synchrotron for traces of W and Z particles

OPAL

31 Jul 2012 | Experiment | The OPAL detector on the Large Electron-Positron collider delivered key measurements of Z and W bosons in its 11-year lifetime

L3

31 Jul 2012 | Experiment | The L3 detector - one of four large detectors on the Large Electron-Positron collider - helped to measure important properties of the Z boson

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