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04 Oct 2011 | Lucas Taylor | External news (e.g. BBC)
Three researchers behind the discovery that our Universe's expansion is accelerating have been awarded this year's Nobel prize for physics. Saul Perlmutter and Adam Riess of the US and Brian Schmidt of Australia will divide the prize. [...]
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04 Oct 2011 | Lucas Taylor | Collaboration
Watch the very first TV episode of "What's new @ CERN" featuring CMS physicist Yves Sirois, John Ellis and other physicists talking about the Higgs Boson, the Standard Model, Supersymmetry and neutrinos. "What's new @ CERN" is a new monthly outreach...
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30 Sep 2011 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
The LHC has now delivered over 4 inverse femtobarns (fb−1) of data in 2011, of which CMS has collected 3.7 fb−1.
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30 Sep 2011 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
The international physics masterclasses allow high-school students to spend a day at a research institute and analyse real data from high-energy physics experiments. Conducted under the aegis of the International Particle Physics Outreach Group (...
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28 Sep 2011 | Niels Dupont | Collaboration
Next short Technical Stop will take place from Monday the 7th to Friday the 11th of November 2011
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26 Sep 2011 | David Barney | Collaboration
On the evening of 23rd September CMS welcomed, for the second successive year, young local students to point 5 for an experience they will never forget - and this time we joined forces with TOTEM. As part of the European Researchers' Night, around...
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23 Sep 2011 | Achintya Rao | Physics
Read the paper: EXO-11-005 In this Letter, CMS describes a search for a kind of fourth-generation T quark with charge 2/3. The search for T-antiT pairs was performed in events that had a pair of oppositely charged leptons (l+l−) as well as an...
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23 Sep 2011 | Achintya Rao | External news (e.g. BBC)
Once upon a time, the only thing that traveled faster than the speed of light was gossip. Thanks to the Internet, the whole physics world was watching on Friday when Dario Autiero, of the Institut de Physique Nucléaire de Lyon in France, in front of...
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20 Sep 2011 | Lucas Taylor | Collaboration
Over the course of 16.5 hours ending Wednesday, Sept. 14, the CMS experiment recorded 113.4 inverse picobarns of data, more than three times the 36 inverse picobarns it recorded in all of 2010. The detector's data-taking efficiency was impressively...
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20 Sep 2011 | Michael Hoch | Collaboration
CERN was a special guest this year at the famous Ars Electronica festival in Linz, Austria. The theme of this year’s festival 'Origin — how it all begins' relates to the diverse research carried out at CERN. Arts@CERN will collaborate with the...
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16 Sep 2011 | Andrea Giammanco | Physics
The Top quark is the heaviest of the six quarks of the Standard Model and was discovered only 16 years ago by the Tevatron experiments at Fermilab. In addition to the usual production of Top-AntiTop pairs in accordance with quantum chromodynamics (...
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11 Sep 2011 | Achintya Rao | Physics
Read the paper: SUS-11-003 The analysis shows no excess of events over the Standard Model expectations. As a result, exclusion limits were placed on searches for squarks and gluinos in the Constrained Minimal Supersymmetric extension of the Standard...
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