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12/10/14

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.

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12/05/14

Einstein papers go digital

More than 5000 documents collected by the Einstein Papers Project are now freely available online.

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11/26/14

Needed: citizen scientists for Higgs hunt

A new project asks citizen scientists for help finding unknown Higgs boson decays in LHC data from the ATLAS experiment.

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11/20/14

CERN frees LHC data

Anyone can access collision data from the Large Hadron Collider through the new CERN Open Data Portal.

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11/19/14

LHCb experiment finds new particles

A new LHCb result adds two new composite particles to the quark model.

Spencer Gessner, and Sebastien Corde monitor pairs of electron bunches at th Facility for Advanced Accelerator Experimental Test
11/05/14

Scientists progress toward plasma acceleration

Scientists have demonstrated the particle acceleration technique is powerful and efficient enough to drive future accelerators. 

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11/04/14

Fabiola Gianotti chosen as next head of CERN

The former head of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC will be the first female leader of Europe's largest particle physics laboratory.

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10/20/14

Transatlantic data-transfer gets a boost

New links will improve the flow of data from the Large Hadron Collider to US institutions.

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10/06/14

500-mile neutrino experiment up and running

Construction is complete for NOvA, the longest-distance neutrino experiment in the world.

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10/01/14

Daya Bay places new limit on sterile neutrinos

The Daya Bay experiment, famous for studying neutrino mixing, is branching into a new area of neutrino physics.

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