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18 Jul 2019 | Thomas Mc Cauley | Collaboration
The CMS collaboration at CERN is happy to announce the release of its fourth batch of open data to the public. With this release, which brings the volume of its open data to more than 2 PB (or two million GB), CMS has now provided open access to 100...
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17 Jul 2019 | Freya Blekman | Physics
For the first time, the CMS collaboration has carried out a direct search for a Higgs boson decaying into charm quarks, a vital step in understanding the Higgs particle and the Standard Model. The discovery of a Higgs boson by both the ATLAS and CMS...
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16 Jul 2019 | Marzena Lapka | Collaboration
Each year, The European Physical Society (EPS)* recognizes outstanding work by one or more young physicists (under the age of 35) in the field of Particle Physics and/or Particle Astrophysics with the Young Experimental Physicist Prize. This year,...
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15 Jul 2019 | Freya Blekman | Physics
Not many people know that there is a boson-boson collider hiding in the proton-proton collisions of the Large Hadron Collider. The idea is that during rare occasions other particles such as the photon and gauge bosons W and Z are created by the...
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15 Jul 2019 | Anonymous | Physics
The CMS collaboration is presenting several new results at the 2019 European Society of Physics’s High-Energy Physics conference (EPS-HEP) taking place in Ghent, Belgium. The results cover a diverse assortment of topics and range from precision...
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12 Jul 2019 | Freya Blekman | Physics
The CMS Collaboration has recently presented an updated search for new invisible particles. The technique capitalizes on the imbalance among the visible particles in a collision that such an object would induce. If dark matter is made of fundamental...
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12 Jul 2019 | Freya Blekman | Physics
New physics may show up at the LHC in the form of yet unobserved particles which travel inside the detector before decaying, far from the point in space where they were produced. If these particles decay to photons, at CMS we can use the short but...
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11 Jul 2019 | Freya Blekman | Physics
At the EPS-HEP conference this week the CMS collaboration presents new results of a powerful search that is motivated by a variety of new physics models that predict a signature of a bump in the production of the most frequently produced particles...
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07 Jul 2019 | Freya Blekman | Physics
The CMS collaboration has recently released new results on how the top quark and Higgs boson interact, and this required a much deeper understanding of the production of top quarks together with bottom quarks.  The two heaviest known elementary...
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05 Jun 2019 | Jean-Roch Vlimant | Detector
Managing the amount of data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) collisions is a major challenge for CMS physicists. The detector produces more than 500 terabytes of data per second. Even after sophisticated real-time processing and filtering of the...
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22 May 2019 | Freya Blekman | Physics
The study of dark matter is one of the primary research topics at the CMS experiment. The standard model of particle physics describes the behavior of elementary particles with incredible accuracy but provides no explanation or possible particle...
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21 May 2019 | Marzena Lapka | Engage with CMS
Paraskevas Sphicas, CMS' former co-Deputy Spokesperson of CMS (2014-2016), and CMS physics coordinator during the crucial phase from 2006 to the start of data taking, was elected as Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of the UK and the...
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