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New ion trap extends reach of nuclide-mass experiment

A new ion trap has been integrated into ISOLTRAP, the ISOLDE experiment that measures the mass of short-lived nuclides

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17 January, 2013
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17 January, 2013

Highlights from CERN in 2012

A Higgs-like boson, more new particles and record performance at the LHC: 2012 has been good to CERN

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21 December, 2012
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21 December, 2012

TIME honours Fabiola Gianotti and the Higgs-like boson

TIME magazine today named ATLAS spokesperson Fabiola Gianotti as a runner-up for Person of the Year. A certain Higgs-like boson was also mentioned...

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19 December, 2012
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19 December, 2012

Dutch high-school students analyse ATLAS event data

Nine students from Kandinsky College in Nijmegen in the Netherlands, visited CERN as part of a school trip to learn about particle physics

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13 December, 2012
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13 December, 2012

CMS reaches 200th paper published with LHC collision data

See the interactive plot of papers published by the CMS collaboration since January 2010

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12 December, 2012
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12 December, 2012

Contributing to LHC science (transatlantic travel optional)

Physicists can participate in the CMS experiment round the clock from a remote operations centre at Fermilab, near Chicago in the US

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27 November, 2012
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27 November, 2012

ATLAS prepares for upgrades

The ATLAS collaboration is preparing a series of upgrades to their detector for the coming long shutdown of the LHC

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22 November, 2012
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22 November, 2012

Setting up ALPHA-2 to measure the properties of antimatter

The ALPHA-2 team is installing the final components for their new antimatter experiment, which will replace the current ALPHA set-up

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22 November, 2012
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22 November, 2012

LHCb presents evidence of rare B decay

At the Hadron Collider Symposium in Kyoto, LHCb presented a 3.5-sigma result for a B<sup>0</sup><sub>S</sub> particle decaying into two muons

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12 November, 2012
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12 November, 2012

The space adventure comes to a conference at CERN

The 4th International Conference on Particle and Fundamental Physics in Space (SpacePart12) will take place at CERN from 5 November to 7 November 2012

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30 October, 2012
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30 October, 2012