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The Age
Brian Cox on life, universe and the big bangthat his forthcoming tour of Australia's mainland capital cities, kicking off o
Brian Cox on life, universe and the big bang
The Age / Posted 14 hours ago
that his forthcoming tour of Australia's mainland capital cities, kicking off on August 5, is expected to sell out. CERN in Switzerland – home to the Large Hadron Collider – is where Brian Cox spends much of his time. He says evidence for... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Dark matter evades even our most sensitive detectormodel. Data you didn’t anticipate is still data. Now it’s a matter of time: Th
Dark matter evades even our most sensitive detector
ExtremeTech / Posted 2 days ago
model. Data you didn’t anticipate is still data. Now it’s a matter of time: The next data on dark matter might come from CERN, or it might come from LUX’s successor, LUX-ZEPLIN, which will be 70 times as sensitive, taking LUX’s place in the mine.... Read more
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ExtremeTech
This week in space: dark matter, exoplanets, galactic superclusters, and a Dragonthe WIMP model itself “remains alive and viable.” Now it’s a matter of time: th
This week in space: dark matter, exoplanets, galactic superclusters, and a Dragon
ExtremeTech / Posted 2 days ago
the WIMP model itself “remains alive and viable.” Now it’s a matter of time: the next data on dark matter might come from CERN, or it might come from LUX’s successor, LUX-ZEPELIN, which will be 70 times as sensitive, taking LUX’s place... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Africa's growing and neglected cancer problem: We will all sufferand training them will take time. Sierre Leone, for example, has no oncologists
Africa's growing and neglected cancer problem: We will all suffer
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
and training them will take time. Sierre Leone, for example, has no oncologists, let alone a radiation oncologist. But concerned groups are already working on ways to address these challenges. For example, the European laboratory CERN, the largest... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bengal BJP sets riders for signing Teesta water pactSingh not to sign the Teesta water sharing treaty with Bangladesh without consu
Bengal BJP sets riders for signing Teesta water pact
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Singh not to sign the Teesta water sharing treaty with Bangladesh without consulting it. The party has also expressed con cern over the Citizenship Bill which is expected to be tabled during the monsoon session of the Parliament. "The interest of... Read more
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The Telegraph
Big Bang of rally and researchbasic science experiments to study the structure of matter and the evolution of
Big Bang of rally and research
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
basic science experiments to study the structure of matter and the evolution of the universe since the Big Bang. "While CERN discovered the Higgs Boson, a particle that explains just five per cent of the mass of matter, FAIR will study the... Read more
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PhysOrg
World's most sensitive dark matter detector completes searchviewed this as a David and Goliath race between ourselves and the much larger L
World's most sensitive dark matter detector completes search
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
viewed this as a David and Goliath race between ourselves and the much larger Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva," Gaitskell said. "LUX was racing over the last three years to get first evidence for a dark matter signal. We... Read more
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express
END OF PHYSICS near as physicists reach their limit on understanding the Universea recent Ted Talk, Harry Cliff, a particle physicist at the European Organizati
END OF PHYSICS near as physicists reach their limit on understanding the Universe
express / Posted 5 days ago
a recent Ted Talk, Harry Cliff, a particle physicist at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), warned: “The next few years may tell us whether we'll be able to continue to increase our understanding of nature or... Read more
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New Kerala
CERN welcomes Romania as its twenty-second Member State - newkerala.com #91962This is a very special moment for Romania and its relationship with CERN, said
CERN welcomes Romania as its twenty-second Member State - newkerala.com #91962
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
This is a very special moment for Romania and its relationship with CERN, said Ambassador Adrian Vierita, Romanias Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva. We are proud of the work of the many Romanian scientists and engineers who in recent... Read more
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SKY News
Brexit Brain Drain? Fears Talent Will Leave UKin research and development. Two of the biggest scientific projects on the con
Brexit Brain Drain? Fears Talent Will Leave UK
SKY News / Posted 7 days ago
in research and development. Two of the biggest scientific projects on the continent - the European Space Agency and CERN (which operates the Large Hadron Collider) - have nothing to do with the EU and so will be unaffected by invoking... Read more
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Reuters
Brazil deports Franco-Algerian physicist convicted in past terror plothelping to plot an attack in France in 2009 with an al Qaeda militant in Algeri
Brazil deports Franco-Algerian physicist convicted in past terror plot
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
helping to plot an attack in France in 2009 with an al Qaeda militant in Algeria. A former researcher at the prestigious CERN physics lab in Geneva, Hicheur was found guilty of providing logistical advice using encrypted messages sent via the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil deports Franco-Algerian physicist convicted in past terror plothelping to plot an attack in France in 2009 with an al Qaeda militant in Algeri
Brazil deports Franco-Algerian physicist convicted in past terror plot
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
helping to plot an attack in France in 2009 with an al Qaeda militant in Algeria. A former researcher at the prestigious CERN physics lab in Geneva, Hicheur was found guilty of providing logistical advice using encrypted messages sent via the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Scientists offer solution to protect your emailsmassive surveillance of phone and internet communications, exposed by Edward Sn
Scientists offer solution to protect your emails
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
massive surveillance of phone and internet communications, exposed by Edward Snowden. Yen, a particle physicist at CERN, got together with a few of his colleagues at the Geneva nuclear research centre and started brainstorming ways of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
The CERN PhenomenonLately, I’ve been watching Youtube videos about CERN, the large Hydron Collider
The CERN Phenomenon
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 days ago
Lately, I’ve been watching Youtube videos about CERN, the large Hydron Collider in Switzerland. At first, CERN was introduced as a particle accelerator that would help scientists learn about the original building blocks of life. Now, however, it’s... Read more
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iTWire
Synlait gets a gong from InforWatkins (transformation), the State of Hawaii (transformation), Innovation – Ha
Synlait gets a gong from Infor
iTWire / Posted 10 days ago
Watkins (transformation), the State of Hawaii (transformation), Innovation – Hackensack University Medical (innovation) and CERN (innovation). The criteria included scope and depth of performance improvement, quantifiable business benefits,... Read more
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New Kerala
SRM University conducts technical summit on young innovation - newkerala.com #89886to the Minister of Defence at the DRDO and Prof. Atul Gurtu, head of the Indian
SRM University conducts technical summit on young innovation - newkerala.com #89886
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
to the Minister of Defence at the DRDO and Prof. Atul Gurtu, head of the Indian team to carry out the LC experiment at CERN, would also be present as the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour respectively. With the ultimate aim of carrying out... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian scientist to head Germany-based group of nuclear physicists - newkerala.com #89166nuclear and atomic physics via plasma and material research to biophysics. It i
Indian scientist to head Germany-based group of nuclear physicists - newkerala.com #89166
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
nuclear and atomic physics via plasma and material research to biophysics. It is a major partner in many experiments at CERN in Geneva which in turn is credited with the discovery of Higgs Boson particle. The Joint Scientific Council is the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Supercomputers fire lasers to shoot gamma ray beamimpossible to make gamma rays with non-radioactive materials. To do that today
Supercomputers fire lasers to shoot gamma ray beam
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
impossible to make gamma rays with non-radioactive materials. To do that today one needs a colossal atom smasher like at CERN or SLAC. No one has been able to make a gamma ray beam from lasers. But it can be done, say scientists at The University... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swissness, illegal immigrants and the terminally illbrands. Friday We’ll introduce you to Andy Yen, a particle physicist at the Eur
Swissness, illegal immigrants and the terminally ill
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
brands. Friday We’ll introduce you to Andy Yen, a particle physicist at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, who has created ProtonMail, a secure email encryption application. He claims it’s a foolproof way of keeping... Read more
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The Economic Times
How some of the most ambitious global science projects are opening new vistas for Indian scientistsIndia with a unique opportunity to master cutting-edge technologies. In recent
How some of the most ambitious global science projects are opening new vistas for Indian scientists
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
India with a unique opportunity to master cutting-edge technologies. In recent years, Indian scientists have helped build CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC), with design, development and hardware contributions. The LHC, the world's largest and... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Ask Ethan: Did The LHC Just Discover A New Particle?are only part of the story. The particles and antiparticles of the Standard Mo
Ask Ethan: Did The LHC Just Discover A New Particle?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 15 days ago
are only part of the story. The particles and antiparticles of the Standard Model. Image credit: E. Siegel. The LHC at CERN is currently producing the highest energy collisions at the largest rate ever seen on Earth, making it the best tool to... Read more
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The Register
Physicists confirm X(4140)Physicsts from Syracuse University working in collaboration with scientists at
Physicists confirm X(4140)
The Register / Posted 16 days ago
Physicsts from Syracuse University working in collaboration with scientists at CERN have confirmed the existence of a new tetraquark particle. Known as X(4140), it is a rare particle with four quarks: two quarks and two antiquarks. X(4140) is a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Physicists discover family of tetraquarksbased on data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's biggest, most p
Physicists discover family of tetraquarks
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
based on data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's biggest, most powerful particle accelerator, located at the CERN science laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland. Professor Tomasz Skwarnicki and Ph.D. student Thomas Britton G'16, both... Read more
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PhysOrg
LHC performance reaches new highsand is measured in inverse femtobarns. One inverse femtobarn corresponds to aro
LHC performance reaches new highs
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
and is measured in inverse femtobarns. One inverse femtobarn corresponds to around 80 million million collisions. Credit: CERN On Wednesday, the ATLAS and CMS experiments, which take the most data from the LHC, passed the threshold of 10 inverse... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Government minister visits Sci-Tech Daresbury on fact-finding missioncomputing, the Accelerator Science And Technology Centre and the Cockcroft Inst
Government minister visits Sci-Tech Daresbury on fact-finding mission
Liverpool Echo / Posted 17 days ago
computing, the Accelerator Science And Technology Centre and the Cockcroft Institute. The facility also boasts the STFC CERN Business Incubation Centre, which is turning high energy physics into innovative products and services and SuperSTEM,... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Physics Researchers Question Calcium-52’s Magicfrom the Collinear Laser Spectroscopy (COLLAPS) collaboration at the European O
Physics Researchers Question Calcium-52’s Magic
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 17 days ago
from the Collinear Laser Spectroscopy (COLLAPS) collaboration at the European Organization for Nuclear Research—known as CERN—discovered that calcium-52’s charge radius was much larger than those for all lighter isotopes of calcium. The research... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
World news nibsPhysics prepares to feast on collider data Scientists at Europe's physics rese
World news nibs
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
Physics prepares to feast on collider data Scientists at Europe's physics research centre CERN are to unwrap the biggest trove of data yet from the Large Hadron Collider, three years after they confirmed the existence of the elusive Higgs... Read more
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Alaska Public
Art born from math on display in Anchorage exhibitionThey’re the feathery, floral result of simple shapes that have been manipulated
Art born from math on display in Anchorage exhibition
Alaska Public / Posted 17 days ago
They’re the feathery, floral result of simple shapes that have been manipulated by an equation that was developed at the CERN supercollider in Europe to map subatomic particles. The colors are applied using equations, too. The final image gets... Read more
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Daily Press
Jefferson Lab director awarded Glazebrook Medalwhere he began his career in 1972 at the Daresbury Laboratory and Rutherford Hi
Jefferson Lab director awarded Glazebrook Medal
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
where he began his career in 1972 at the Daresbury Laboratory and Rutherford High Energy Laboratory. In 1978, he joined CERN in Switzerland for five years before moving to the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Illinois as an associate... Read more
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PhysOrg
Physics researchers question calcium-52's magicfrom the Collinear Laser Spectroscopy (COLLAPS) collaboration at the European O
Physics researchers question calcium-52's magic
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
from the Collinear Laser Spectroscopy (COLLAPS) collaboration at the European Organization for Nuclear Research—known as CERN—discovered that calcium-52's charge radius was much larger than those for all lighter isotopes of calcium. The research... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Queen of Peace High in North Arlington to stay open after fundraising tops $1Mgifts from members of the class of 1980, Donovan said. Tom Klein, the president
Queen of Peace High in North Arlington to stay open after fundraising tops $1M
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
gifts from members of the class of 1980, Donovan said. Tom Klein, the president of Sabre Corp., gave $250,000, and Jeanette Cern, the owner of Hormone Harmony, gave $200,000. “We did it!” said Michael Carucci, president of the high school’s alumni... Read more
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The Star
Physics prepares to feast on collider data, seeking dark universeGENEVA (Reuters) - Scientists at Europe's physics research centre CERN are prep
Physics prepares to feast on collider data, seeking dark universe
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - Scientists at Europe's physics research centre CERN are preparing to unwrap the biggest trove of data yet from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), three years after they confirmed the existence of the elusive Higgs boson. "In the... Read more
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Crosscut
Canada pours millions into megaquake warning systemand sources of funds, likening it to the collaborative effort required for a ma
Canada pours millions into megaquake warning system
Crosscut / Posted 18 days ago
and sources of funds, likening it to the collaborative effort required for a major telescope or, say, Europe’s 21-nation CERN laboratory for particle physics. It is one of Canada’s four major scientific initiatives. Canada has a small population,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
6 of Liverpool's most wonderful buildings you can explore as part of the Biennialthe giant canning hall. It plays host to Andreas Angelidakis’s Collider, inspi
6 of Liverpool's most wonderful buildings you can explore as part of the Biennial
Liverpool Echo / Posted 18 days ago
the giant canning hall. It plays host to Andreas Angelidakis’s Collider, inspired by the Large Hadron Collider at Cern, and which houses work by several artists including Dogsy Ma Bone, a film Marvin Gaye Chetwynd made with dozens of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Queen of Peace High School in North Arlington will stay open after fundraising tops $1Mgifts from members of the class of 1980, Donovan said. Tom Klein, the president
Queen of Peace High School in North Arlington will stay open after fundraising tops $1M
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
gifts from members of the class of 1980, Donovan said. Tom Klein, the president of Sabre Corp., gave $250,000, and Jeanette Cern, the owner of Hormone Harmony, gave $200,000. “We did it!” said Michael Carucci, president of the high school’s alumni... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Queen of Peace High in North Arlington will stay open after fundraising tops $1Mgifts from members of the class of 1980, Donovan said. Tom Klein, the president
Queen of Peace High in North Arlington will stay open after fundraising tops $1M
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
gifts from members of the class of 1980, Donovan said. Tom Klein, the president of Sabre Corp., gave $250,000, and Jeanette Cern, the owner of Hormone Harmony, gave $200,000. “We did it!” said Michael Carucci, president of the high school’s alumni... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Queen of Peace H.S. in North Arlington tops $1M fundraising goal to stay openlarge gifts from members of the class of 1980, Donovan said. Tom Klein, the pre
Queen of Peace H.S. in North Arlington tops $1M fundraising goal to stay open
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
large gifts from members of the class of 1980, Donovan said. Tom Klein, the president of Sabre Corporation, gave $250,000, and Jeanette Cern, the owner of Hormone Harmony, gave $200,000. Email: moss@northjersey.com and norman@nor... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is the Large Hadron Collider set to reveal secrets of the universe?started in April 2016, to collect more data Experts expect confirmation or ref
Is the Large Hadron Collider set to reveal secrets of the universe?
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
started in April 2016, to collect more data Experts expect confirmation or refutation of its existence 'very soon' CERN spokesman told MailOnline it is still likely to take weeks Scientists at Europe's physics research centre CERN are... Read more
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Raw Story
Physicists prepare to feast on Large Hadron Collider data, seeking dark universeScientists at Europe’s physics research center CERN are preparing to unwrap the
Physicists prepare to feast on Large Hadron Collider data, seeking dark universe
Raw Story / Posted 19 days ago
Scientists at Europe’s physics research center CERN are preparing to unwrap the biggest trove of data yet from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), three years after they confirmed the existence of the elusive Higgs boson. “In the life of accelerator... Read more
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PhysOrg
New wings give ICARUS flight for second neutrino huntOne of the ICARUS time projection chambers being refurbished at CERN in a clean
New wings give ICARUS flight for second neutrino hunt
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
One of the ICARUS time projection chambers being refurbished at CERN in a clean room. Credit: Max Brice/CERN It's a big shining box, 4 metres high, 20 metres long: this magnificent detector arrived at CERN 16 months ago and since then it is... Read more
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Scotsman
National Museum of Scotland’s £14m revamp is unveiled3000 objects have been brought together for the first time. Dr Tayce Phillipso
National Museum of Scotland’s £14m revamp is unveiled
Scotsman / Posted 19 days ago
3000 objects have been brought together for the first time. Dr Tayce Phillipson dusts off the accelerating cavity from CERN's large electron positron collider (LEP). Picture: Greg Macvean Around three quarters of them are either going on... Read more
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PhysOrg
Public invited to help the Higgs find its siblingsfrom a collision at the centre. Volunteers are looking for tracks appearing 'ou
Public invited to help the Higgs find its siblings
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
from a collision at the centre. Volunteers are looking for tracks appearing 'out of thin air' away from the centre. Credit: CERN A citizen science project, called HiggsHunters gives everyone the chance to help search for the Higgs boson's... Read more
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PhysOrg
LHCb unveils new particlesA view of the LHCb experimental cavern. Credit: Claudia Marcelloni/CERN On 28 J
LHCb unveils new particles
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
A view of the LHCb experimental cavern. Credit: Claudia Marcelloni/CERN On 28 June, the LHCb collaboration reported the observation of three new "exotic" particles and the confirmation of the existence of a fourth one in data from the Large Hadron... Read more
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PhysOrg
Transition radiation detectors work in record-high energy fieldscolleague in the array centre ATLAS at the LHC after setting up central module
Transition radiation detectors work in record-high energy fields
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
colleague in the array centre ATLAS at the LHC after setting up central module detector TRT (in the background). Credit: CERN, 2006 Employees of MEPh are the first to develop detectors of transition radiation, able to split hadrons (protons,... Read more
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The Register
Blighty's EU science funding will remain unchanged until new PM triggers Article 50France (812), some of which are scheduled to end in 2020. Its membership of ot
Blighty's EU science funding will remain unchanged until new PM triggers Article 50
The Register / Posted 23 days ago
France (812), some of which are scheduled to end in 2020. Its membership of other major scientific organisations including CERN, the largest particle physics laboratory in the world, or the European Space Agency, also remains unchanged as they are... Read more
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PhysOrg
Making astrophysical simulations more accurateplasma using the particle collider, the Large Hadron Collider, at the European
Making astrophysical simulations more accurate
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
plasma using the particle collider, the Large Hadron Collider, at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). This quark soup consists of quarks that are now free and gluons (which is the particle that binds quarks together to... Read more
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redOrbit
New pear-shaped nucleus could ruin time travel foreverit did until 2013 anyway, when the first pear-shaped nucleus in the isotope Rad
New pear-shaped nucleus could ruin time travel forever
redOrbit / Posted 24 days ago
it did until 2013 anyway, when the first pear-shaped nucleus in the isotope Radium-224 was discovered by physicists at CERN. "[T]he protons enrich in the bump of the pear and create a specific charge distribution in the nucleus," Marcus Scheck... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jeff Tallon: Threat of 'Techxit' grim for scienceZealand public will know two of these large collaborative projects well: the Eu
Jeff Tallon: Threat of 'Techxit' grim for science
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Zealand public will know two of these large collaborative projects well: the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) where the Higgs boson was discovered (Higgs was British), and the European Space Agency (ESA), which in 2014 pulled off... Read more
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metro
Uh-oh - what on Earth is happening at the Large Hadron Collider?Nigel Watson, author of the UFO Investigations Manual, says, ‘‘CERN is linked w
Uh-oh - what on Earth is happening at the Large Hadron Collider?
metro / Posted 24 days ago
Nigel Watson, author of the UFO Investigations Manual, says, ‘‘CERN is linked with all manner of conspiratorial and apocalyptic fears. Clyde Lewis writing in 2012 on the Ground Zero website notes: ‘Is it just a coincidence that CERN is short for the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Something has to give in Labour's struggle for power. But what?minds in the UK and Europe have combined to work on highly influential projects
Something has to give in Labour's struggle for power. But what?
The New Statesman / Posted 25 days ago
minds in the UK and Europe have combined to work on highly influential projects: the Large Hadron Collider headed by CERN discovered the Higgs Boson particle, the Human Brain Project set itself the gargantuan goal of unravelling the mysteries... Read more
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