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07 Feb 2014 | Rebeca Gonzalez Suarez | Engage with CMS
Building robots, using 3D printers and testing chemical reactions is an excellent way to spend your Saturday. Nearly 400 11- to 14-year-old girls from Geneva and the surrounding regions participated in these and other entertaining and educational...
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20 Dec 2013 | Francesca Cavallo | Engage with CMS
Building and operating the CMS Detector is a complicated endeavour! Now, more than 20 years after the detector was conceived, the CMS Bologna group proposes to follow the steps of this challenging project by playing "The Higgs Boson Goose Chase"...
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18 Nov 2013 | Jesus Puerta Pelayo | Engage with CMS
Early in the morning on 22 October, I grabbed my laptop and safety helmet and took the elevator 30 storeys underground to the CMS experimental cavern. But this time it wasn't to work on the maintenance of the Drift Tubes system as in previous weeks...
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15 Nov 2013 | Achintya Rao | Engage with CMS
LHC data are exotic, they are complicated and they are big. At peak performance, about one billion proton collisions take place every second inside the CMS detector at the LHC. CMS has collected around 64 petabytes (or over 64,000 terabytes) of...
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19 Sep 2013 | Anonymous | Engage with CMS
Collide @ CERN and Swiss choreographer Gilles Jobin are working in collaboration with the CMS experiment at CERN, which is hosting the world première of their new performance piece, QUANTUM, in September. This is Jobin's latest choreographic...
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11 Jul 2013 | Piotr Traczyk | Engage with CMS
The CMS Guitar has already visited Point 5 in the past but this was her first time underground, with the detector itself. And not only did we take her down, Google Science Fair winner Jonah Kohn and I had an actual jam session in the experimental...
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