The end of the Cold War and the cancellation of the Superconducting Super Collider led to the creation of a life-saving medical device.
Physicists are using LHC detector technology to retrieve Native American music from old recordings.
The Accélérateur Grand Louvre d’analyse élémentaire solves ancient mysteries with powerful particle beams.
To predict Earth’s future, geologists use particle accelerators to understand its past.
An accelerator-driven form of carbon dating advances everything from archaeology to personalized medicine.
A prototype CT scanner could improve targeting accuracy in proton therapy treatment.
The Open Science Grid enables faster, more efficient analysis of LHC data—and also contributes to advancements in fields from geology to medicine.
After working with particle accelerators his entire professional career, Heather Rock Woods’ father placed himself in the path of a beam to fight cancer.
Companies are using an electron-beam 3-D printing process to manufacture medical implants.
Silicon microstrip detectors, a staple in particle physics experiments, provide information that may be critical to restoring vision to some who lost it.