A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication
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CERN challenges students to design experiment

Groups of high school students from around the world are competing to win the chance to conduct a particle physics experiment at CERN.

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First beam of antihydrogen atoms produced at CERN

The ASACUSA collaboration at CERN has successfully performed a new technique that will help them study the properties of antimatter.

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Exhibit brings the LHC to London

Visitors to London’s Science Museum can now take a simulated tour of CERN and the Large Hadron Collider.

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CERN computing heads to Eastern Europe

To deal with increasingly data-hungry experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN has built an addition to its data center—in Budapest.

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TEDxCERN multiplies dimensions

Videos of the talks at TEDxCERN, many of which dealt with particle physics, are now available online.

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Matter, antimatter, we all fall down—right?

Scientists perform the first direct investigation into how antimatter interacts with gravity.

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LHC passes ‘ping-pong ball’ test

Physicists send an ultra-clean, miniature ping-pong ball through part of the Large Hadron Collider beam pipe to test for hidden defects.

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Great minds lauded at physics prize ceremony

A crowd full of stars from the field of particle physics—along with one from Hollywood—celebrated recent achievements.

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Passing the torch at ATLAS

University of Birmingham physicist Dave Charlton takes over from Fabiola Gianotti as the new spokesperson of the ATLAS experiment.

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Priorities in particle physics

A first draft of the European Strategy for Particle Physics places emphasis on research at the Large Hadron Collider.