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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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05 Sep 2011 | David Barney | Collaboration
It is well known that CERN is an open laboratory, welcoming visitors from around the world on a daily basis. Often these visits are organised by schools or colleges, or are simply part of a family vacation to the Geneva area. Many VIPs also visit,...
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01 Sep 2011 | Achintya Rao | External news (e.g. BBC)
The hunt for the Higgs particle is well ahead of schedule, say researchers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Earlier this year they said they would either discover the Higgs or confirm it does not exist by the end of 2012. Now, because the machine...
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01 Sep 2011 | Lucas Taylor | External news (e.g. BBC)
The latest results from the Large Hadron Collider serve as a reality check for expectations that radical scientific discoveries are just around the corner. A month ago, folks were buzzing about prospects that the elusive Higgs boson might soon be...
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22 Aug 2011 | Achintya Rao | External news (e.g. BBC)
The Higgs boson, the most sought-after particle in all of physics, is proving tougher to find than physicists had hoped. [...]
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22 Aug 2011 | Lucas Taylor | External news (e.g. BBC)
Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider say a signal that suggested they might have seen "hints" of the long-sought Higgs boson particle has weakened. [...]
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