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CERN announces LHC restart schedule

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world, has started to get ready for its second three-year run. Cool down of the vast machine has already begun in ...

Jun 24, 2014
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How universal is (lepton) universality?

Just as a picture can be worth a thousand words, so the rarest processes at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) can sometimes have the most to tell us. By isolating and counting decays of B+ mesons to a kaon ...

Jun 04, 2014
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A new subdetector for LHC's ATLAS

Closest to the beam pipe where particle collisions will occur in the very heart of ATLAS, a new subdetector – the Insertable B-Layer – was recently put in place. The IBL team had been developing and practicing ...

May 22, 2014
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CERN eyes new giant particle collider

Europe's physics lab CERN said Thursday it was eyeing plans for a circular particle collider that would be seven times more powerful than the facility which discovered the famous "God particle." ...

Feb 06, 2014
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CERN prepares its long-term future

Particle physics takes the long-term view. Originally conceived in the 1980s, the LHC took another 25 years to come into being. This accelerator, which is unlike any other, is just at the start of a programme ...

Feb 06, 2014
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