First atlas on oceanic plankton
In an international collaborative project, scientists have recorded the times, places and concentrations of oceanic plankton occurrences worldwide. Their data has been collected in a global atlas that covers ...
Earth-observing satellite to launch from Calif. (Update)
A new Earth-observing satellite is set to provide another watchful eye over our planet's glaciers, forests, water resources and urban sprawl.
First world atlas on renewable energy launched
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on Sunday launched the world's first atlas on clean energy which will offer open-access information on countries' renewable energy potential.
Iowa State physicists excited about Higgs studies, look forward to new physics
Ten Iowa State University physicists have their names on a new paper describing how the ATLAS Experiment at the Large Hadron Collider has observed a new particle in the search for the Higgs boson. ...
LHC experiments bring new insight into matter of the primordial universe
(Phys.org) -- Experiments using heavy ions at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are advancing understanding of the primordial universe. The ALICE, ATLAS and CMS collaborations have made new measurements of ...
Physics group looks ahead past LHC to LEP3
Large Hadron Collider to run at 4 TeV per beam in 2012
(PhysOrg.com) -- CERN today announced that the Large Hadron Collider will run with a beam energy of 4 TeV this year, 0.5 TeV higher than in 2010 and 2011. This decision was taken by CERN management following ...
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 high-speed integrated circuit for world's biggest physics experiment is fastest of its kind
A new high-speed integrated circuit to reliably transmit data in the demanding environment of the world's largest physics experiment is the fastest of its kind.
Iowa State physicists beginning to see data from the Large Hadron Collider
(PhysOrg.com) -- Three Iowa State University physicists who took winter trips to the Large Hadron Collider for meetings and experimental work are starting to see real data from the planet's biggest science ...
Large Hadron Collider sends beams in 2 directions
(AP) -- The world's largest atom smasher made another leap forward Monday by circulating beams of protons in opposite directions at the same time in the $10 billion machine after more than a year of repairs, ...
Before God particle, scientists must learn soul of new machine
After a huge success in first testing, followed by a very public meltdown last September, the Large Hadron Collider may be ready for action again as early as June.
First comprehensive geological Arctic map published
Canada has unveiled the first comprehensive Arctic atlas, detailing geological features that point to where oil and gas, gold and diamond deposits are likely hidden beneath snow and ice.
'Painter' supercomputer comes to life at Louisiana Tech
The Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI) gained another 4.77 teraflops of computing power recently with the activation of the "Painter" supercomputer housed in the Data Replication Center at Louisiana ...