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24 Jul 2014 | sphicas | Physics
Among the leading candidates to describe physics beyond the standard model of particle physics is Supersymmetry, a new symmetry that posits the existence of a partner particle for each known particle in the standard model. Supersymmetry, or “SUSY”…
04 Jul 2014 | sphicas | Collaboration
CMS news since the last newsletter of June 13:CMS closes major chapter of Higgs measurementsQueen Elizabeth II bestows Knighthood on CMS Physicist2013 CMS PhD Thesis Awards presented during June CMS weekECAL week, June 2014pakistan@cms.cern.ch…
03 Jul 2014 | sphicas | Collaboration
The year 2013 was a special year for the CMS PhD Thesis Award programme as Awards were presented to the authors of three outstanding PhD theses. In the wrap-up session of the CMS week on June 27, Awards were presented to Drs. Lorenzo Bianchini,…
03 Jul 2014 | sphicas | Collaboration
Between 17th and 19th June, the picturesque and historic Italian city of Trieste played host to a gathering of about 40 members of the CMS ECAL Group for the first "ECAL Days" outside of CERN since the LHC startup. LS1 is a pivotal period for ECAL,…
03 Jul 2014 | campore | Physics
The data reveal that the particle discovered at CERN continues to behave just like the Standard Model predicts Since the discovery of a Higgs boson by the CMS and ATLAS Collaborations in 2012, physicists at the LHC have been making intense efforts…
30 Jun 2014 | achintya | Collaboration
14 June 2014, London, UK Tejinder (Jim) Virdee FRS, a professor of Physics at Imperial College, London, and one of the founding fathers and former spokesperson of CMS, has been honoured with a knighthood “for services to science”. This was announced…
23 Jun 2014 | sphicas | Collaboration
At its meeting on June 19, CERN Council authorised CERN management to finalise discussions with Pakistan for Associate Membership of CERN. This is the final stretch towards a major milestone for CERN: Pakistan would be the first Asian country to…
13 Jun 2014 | sphicas | Collaboration
CMS news since the last newsletter of May 19: Maintenance of the CMS Pixel detectorUpdate from Physics Coordination (2014-06-06)CMS inaugurates its high-tech visitor centreQuark Matter 2014: the full crop from CMS Quark Matter 2014: news from…
13 Jun 2014 | decosa | Collaboration
During Long Shutdown 1 (LS1), that started in 2013, both the forward Pixel (FPix) and the barrel Pixel (BPix) detectors were extracted from inside CMS for maintenance, in order to recover the broken channels. The extraction took place on May 2nd…
12 Jun 2014 | mnguyen | Physics
A few of the results that CMS presented at this year’s Quark Matter conference were highlighted a couple of weeks ago in the CERN Courier article that was also posted on CMS news. That article was posted before the start of the conference, so it did…
07 Jun 2014 | malgeril | Collaboration
In the past few weeks the physics groups have concentrated their activities on wrapping up the new results for the LHCP conference (June 2nd-7th) and preparing for ICHEP (July 2nd-6th). We have presented 12 new results at LHCP, excluding the very…
06 Jun 2014 | Anonymous | Collaboration
The new Building SL53 on CERN’s Cessy site in France is ready to welcome the thousands of visitors (30,000 in 2013) who come to learn about CMS each year. It boasts low energy consumption and the possibility, in the future, of being heated by…