News tagged with collider

Timing particle flight

A team of UT Arlington researchers is designing a new, time-of-flight detector that could one day significantly boost measurement capabilities at the Large Hadron Collider, or LHC, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Oct 12, 2011
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Why the LHC (Still) won’t destroy the Earth

Surprisingly, rumors still persist in some corners of the Internet that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is going to destroy the Earth – even though nearly three years have passed since it was first turned ...

Aug 29, 2011
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Physicists closing in on the elusive Higgs boson

Scientists at a meeting in Grenoble, France, recently stoked speculation that physicists at the world's biggest particle accelerator may soon provide a first look at the elusive Higgs boson - the final piece of evidence needed ...

Aug 17, 2011
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A hint of Higgs: An update from the LHC

The physics world was abuzz with some tantalizing news a couple of weeks ago. At a meeting of the European Physical Society in Grenoble, France, physicists -- including some from Caltech -- announced that ...

Aug 16, 2011
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A cosmic exclamation point

(PhysOrg.com) -- VV 340, also known as Arp 302, provides a textbook example of colliding galaxies seen in the early stages of their interaction. The edge-on galaxy near the top of the image is VV 340 North ...

Aug 12, 2011
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Will the real Higgs Boson please stand up?

Although physicists from two experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider and from Fermilab’s Tevatron collider recently reported at the Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics that they didn't find ...

Aug 11, 2011
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