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2016—an exceptional year for the LHC
PHYS.ORG It's the particles' last lap of the ring. On 5 December 2016, protons and lead ions circulated in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) for the last time. At exactly 6.02am, the experiments recorded their last collisions... 1 day
2016 an exceptional year for the lhc 2016: an exceptional year for the LHC
CERN This proton-lead ion collision in the ATLAS detector produced a top quark – the heaviest quark – and its antiquark (Image: ATLAS)... 1 day
Meet TIM, the LHC tunnel's robot
PHYS.ORG The name's TIM, Robot TIM – meet the spy patrolling the 27-km tunnel of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). TIM, the Train Inspection Monorail, is a mini vehicle transporting a set of instruments along tracks suspended... 1 week
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THE VERGE CERN’s Large Hadron Collider... 2 weeks
meet tim the lhc tunnel s robot Meet TIM, the LHC tunnel’s robot
CERN VIDEO Video: Noemi Caraban/Ronaldus Suykerbuyk/Christoph Madsen/CERN The name’s TIM, Robot TIM – meet the spy patrolling the 27-km tunnel of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).... 2 weeks
Smallest LHC experiment has cosmic outing
PHYS.ORG Roughly once a year, the smallest Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiment, LHC-forward (LHCf), is taken out of its dedicated storage on the site near the ATLAS experiment, reinstalled in the LHC tunnel, and put to use... 2 weeks
Smallest LHC experiment has cosmic outing
CERN Harriet Jarlett LHCf is the smallest of the six official LHC experiments. Each of the two detectors weighs only 40 kilograms and measures 30 cm long by 60 cm high and 10 cm wide. (Image: Lorenzo... 3 weeks
In practice: Are physicists architects of science?
CERN Corinne Pralavorio Barbara Storaci became fascinated in particle physics at the age of 11 , when she was intrigued by an incomplete answer given by her teacher. This started her out on an academic... 3 weeks
LHC begins colliding proton beams with beams made up of heavy ions
PHYS.ORG Following seven successful months of colliding proton beams with each other in the search for new fundamental particles, the LHC today began colliding proton... 4 weeks
Lead ion and proton: Close encounters of the third kind
CERN Harriet Jarlett Proton-lead collisions from the 2013 run sent showers of particles through the ALICE detector (Image: CERN) Following seven successful months of colliding proton beams with each... 4 weeks
Linac 4 reached its energy goal
CERN Stefania Pandolfi Linac 4 during its installation in 2015. This photo was taken as part of the 2015 Photowalk competition (Image: Federica Piccinni/CERN) CERN’s new linear accelerator (Linac 4) has now accelerated a beam up to... 1 month
How an army of engineers battles contamination and sleep deprivation to take Large Hadron Collider to new heights
PHYS.ORG The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is the world's largest particle accelerator,... 2 months
CERN and ETM (Siemens) team up on Industrial Control Systems
CERN The human-machine interface helps visualise the measurements from industrial control and automation systems. Day-to-day LHC operations require a large number of highly specialised control systems, one such example... 2 months
Accelerating News Issue 18 now available
CERN The latest issue of Accelerating News has just been published. In this issue, find out more about the approval of the ARIES proposal, and why it has been a great success; read about the "Achromatic Telescopic Squeezing" scheme, a new... 2 months
Great expectations from fewer collisions
PHYS.ORG Usually, the motto of the LHC is 'maximum luminosity' (in other words, as many collisions as possible). 3 months
Great expectations from fewer collisions
CERN Stefania Pandolfi Nicola Turini, deputy spokesperson for TOTEM, in front of one of the experiment’s so-called ‘Roman Pot’ detectors in the LHC tunnel. (Image: Maximilien Brice/CERN) Usually, the motto of the LHC is ‘maximum luminosity’ (in other words,... 3 months
Only Canadian-led experiment at Large Hadron Collider gets first results
PHYS.ORG While Canadians were winning medals at the Olympics in Rio de Janiero this summer, MoEDAL (pronounced "medal"), the only Canadian-led experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in... 3 months
Researchers develop Gas Gain Stabilization System for TRT ATLAS
PHYS.ORG The Transition Radiation Tracker (TRT) is part of the ATLAS inner detector at the CERN LHC.The basic tracker element is named "straw." Straw is a simple gas detector, a long,... 3 months
 
 

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