cb(3P): New particle at the Large Hadron Collider discovered by ATLAS experiment
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of Birmingham and Lancaster University, analysing data taken by the ATLAS experiment, have been at the centre of what is believed to be the first clear observation of a new ...
Curiosity and the solar storm
On Nov. 26th, Curiosity blasted off from Cape Canaveral atop an Atlas 5 rocket. Riding a plume of fire through the blue Florida sky, the car-sized rover began a nine month journey to search for signs of life ...
Possible signs of the Higgs remain in latest analyses (Update)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two experiments at the Large Hadron Collider have nearly eliminated the space in which the Higgs boson could dwell, scientists announced in a seminar held at CERN today. However, the ATLAS ...
Course excellent, adjustment postponed
Excellent launch precision for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission has forestalled the need for an early trajectory correction maneuver, now not required for a month or more.
NASA inks agreement with maker of Atlas V rocket
NASA said Monday that it had reached an agreement with United Launch Alliance (ULA) to try to adopt the Atlas V commercial rocket to send astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).
Large Hadron Collider achieves 2011 data milestone
Today at around 10:50 CEST, the amount of data accumulated by Large Hadron Collider experiments ATLAS and CMS clicked over from 0.999 to 1 inverse femtobarn, signalling an important milestone in the experiments' ...
New 'corn atlas' shows which genes are active during each stage of plant growth
(PhysOrg.com) -- Just as a road atlas helps travelers find their way, a new corn atlas will help plant scientists navigate vast amounts of gene expression data from the corn plant, as described in the May 10 issue of The Pl ...
Another Higgs rumor reminds us how science is correctly done
New atlas takes a graphic approach to global inequalities
In 2005, the UC Atlas of Global Inequality went online at UC Santa Cruz. The site uses downloadable maps and graphics allowing students to explore and research various inequalities around the world.
Large Hadron Collider powers up to unravel mysteries of nature
Outside the small village of Meyrin, Switzerland, horses graze quietly in fields lined by the Jura mountains. You'd never know it by the idyllic landscape, but 300 feet below the Swiss-French border, the Large ...
A visual feast of galaxies
A unique new atlas of 35 galaxies has been compiled by Swinburne astronomer Dr. Glen Mackie.
Image: Speck between rings
Saturn's moon Atlas can be seen just above the center of this Cassini spacecraft image as it orbits in the Roche Division between Saturn's A ring and thin F ring.
ATLAS physicists release an album
The astonishing ATLAS Experiment at CERN in Geneva has already made headlines around the world for its pioneering research into the origins of the Universe. But incredibly, after discovering that a large number ...
ATLAS collaboration unveils giant mural at CERN
The ATLAS collaboration at CERN today officially unveiled a giant mural depicting the ATLAS particle detector, which is currently collecting data at world's most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron ...