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CERN celebrates completion of Linac 4

At a ceremony today, CERN inaugurated its linear accelerator, Linac 4, the newest accelerator acquisition since the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Linac 4 is due to feed the CERN accelerator complex with particle beams of higher ...

SNS accelerator celebrates 10 years of leading the way

The first of its kind superconducting linear particle accelerator (LINAC) built for the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is now celebrating 10 years of successful ...

Revealing the "Secrets of the Universe" in IMAX theaters

A unique IMAX 3D experience that seeks to answer the most essential questions about the universe is just few steps away from being released with an ambitious intention to inspire the inner scientist in every one of us. The ...

Canadian Isotope Project enters final stretch

A research project exploring the potential for making medical isotopes with X-rays from a particle accelerator instead of a nuclear reactor is about to move to the large scale. The Canadian Isotope Project, led by the Canadian ...

The first LHC protons run ends with new milestone

(Phys.org)—This morning CERN completed the first LHC proton run. The remarkable first three-year run of the world's most powerful particle accelerator was crowned by a new performance milestone. The space between proton ...

The incredible shrinking particle accelerator

Particle accelerators are on the verge of transformational breakthroughs—and advances in computing power and techniques are a big part of the reason.

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