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dimensions of particle physics

dimensions of particle physics

A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication

 

CERN

February 2015

  • February 26, 2015
    day in the life: From the Standard Model to space
    A group of scientists who started at particle physics experiments move their careers to the final frontier.
  • 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 11, 2014
    signal to background: ICARUS hits the road
    A giant neutrino detector is traveling by truck from the Italian Gran Sasso laboratories to CERN to get ready for a new life.
  • 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 17, 2014
    signal to background: High schoolers try high-powered physics
    The winners of CERN's Beam Line for Schools competition conducted research at Europe’s largest physics laboratory.
  • 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.
  • September 26, 2014
    signal to background: CERN gets new Guinness World Records title
    The global authority on superlatives celebrates a tiny particle found in a massive machine.
  • September 3, 2014
    signal to background: Watching ‘the clock’ at the LHC
    As time ticks down to the restart of the Large Hadron Collider, scientists are making sure their detectors run like clockwork.

August 2014

  • August 21, 2014
    signal to background: LHC physicist takes on new type of collisions
    A former Large Hadron Collider researcher brings his knowledge of high-energy collisions to a new hockey game.
  • August 19, 2014
    day in the life: A whole-Earth approach
    Ecologist John Harte applies principles from his former life as a physicist to his work trying to save the planet.

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