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05/13/2015

By analyzing their combined data the CMS and LHCb collaborations revealed the very rare decay of a B0s particle into two muon particles. The Standard Model, the theory that best describes the world of particles, predicts that this rare subatomic process happens about four times out of a billion…

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04/30/2015

On Thursday, April 30 2015, Frank Simon from the Max Planck Institute for Physics was elected new spokesperson of CALICE. The CALICE (CAlorimeter for LInear Collider Experiment) collaboration unites more than 300 physicists and engineers worldwide. The collaboration's goal is to develop new…

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04/05/2015

After two years of intense maintenance and consolidation, and several months of preparation for restart, the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful particle accelerator in the world, is back in operation.

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04/01/2015

A short circuit that had delayed the relaunch of the Large Hadron Collider has been remedied. Now the LHC is back on track for the initiation of Run 2.

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02/16/2015

After its first long shutdown for planned maintenance the Large Hadron Collider is ready to start up again.

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01/30/2015

On Occasion of this years' spring conferences of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft over 10.000 experts from all around the world will come together to discuss current scientific issues. Throughout march there will be conferences in Bochum, Wuppertal, Heidelberg and Berlin.

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12/12/2014

CERN announced at the 174th session of the CERN Council on 12 December that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is gearing up for its second three-year run. The LHC is the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world and the whole 27-kilometre superconducting machine is now almost cooled…

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12/05/2014

The Council of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (German Physical Society, DPG) has unanimously elected particle physicist Rolf-Dieter Heuer to be the next President of the DPG for the period of office starting in 2016. The DPG is the largest physical society in the world with over 62,000…

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12/03/2014

This week ATLAS launched the citizen science project "Higgs Hunters" in cooperation with Oxford University and New York University. The project gives volunteers the chance to help researchers deal with the huge amount of data that confronts them.

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11/24/2014

On November 24th CERN launched its Open Data Portal where data from real collision events, produced by experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will for the first time be made openly available to all. It is expected that these data will be of high value for the research community, and also be…

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