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dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication

 

LHC

April 2015

  • April 10, 2015
    breaking: LHC breaks energy record
    The Large Hadron Collider has beaten its own world record for accelerating particles.
  • April 5, 2015
    breaking: LHC sees first beams
    The Large Hadron Collider has circulated the first protons, ending a two-year shutdown.

March 2015

  • March 31, 2015
    breaking: LHC restart back on track
    The Large Hadron Collider has overcome a technical hurdle and could restart as early as next week.
  • March 24, 2015
    breaking: LHC will not restart this week
    Engineers and technicians may need to warm up and recool a section of the accelerator before they can introduce particles.
  • March 20, 2015
    breaking: The LHC does a dry run
    Engineers have started the last step required before sending protons all the way around the renovated Large Hadron Collider.
  • March 18, 2015
    deconstruction: Inside the CERN Control Centre
    Take a tour of one of the most important rooms at CERN.
  • March 6, 2015
    breaking: Revamped LHC to get first taste of protons
    Engineers plan to send 40 trillion protons through sections of the Large Hadron Collider during weekend tests.

February 2015

  • February 24, 2015
    logbook: Physics in fast-forward
    During their first run, experiments at the Large Hadron Collider rediscovered 50 years' worth of physics research in a single month.
  • February 23, 2015
    signal to background: Video: LHC experiments prep for restart
    Engineers and technicians have begun to close experiments in preparation for the next run.
  • February 19, 2015
    signal to background: Physics for the people
    Citizen scientists dive into particle physics and astrophysics research.
  • February 13, 2015
    signal to background: What’s new for LHC Run II
    The Large Hadron Collider gears up for restart.

January 2015

December 2014

  • December 17, 2014
    breaking: LHC filled with liquid helium
    The Large Hadron Collider is now cooled to nearly its operational temperature.
  • December 10, 2014
    breaking: First LHC magnets prepped for restart
    A first set of superconducting magnets has passed the test and is ready for the Large Hadron Collider to restart in spring.
  • December 5, 2014
    signal to background: Vacuuming the ATLAS detector
    One hundred scientists and engineers recently gave the ATLAS detector a deep cleaning in preparation for the Large Hadron Collider restart.

November 2014

October 2014

  • October 27, 2014
    signal to background: TEDx goes to CERN
    Inventors, educators and scientists inspired audiences at this year’s TEDxCERN.
  • October 10, 2014
    signal to background: ‘CERN People’ tells it like it is
    A new video series about scientists at CERN pulls back the curtain on what it’s like to be a physicist during a pivotal time in the field.

September 2014

  • September 29, 2014
    breaking: CERN turns 60
    CERN celebrates six decades of peaceful collaboration for science.

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