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01 Dec 2014 | Jim Virdee | Collaboration
Every year, the CMS Young Researcher’s Prize is awarded to CMS members who are less than around eight years into their careers after the completion of their PhD or an equivalent qualification. The Prize recognizes their outstanding achievements and...
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20 Nov 2014 | Achintya Rao | Engage with CMS
The Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) Collaboration at CERN is excited to announce the public release of the first batch of high-level, analysable and open data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), recorded by the CMS detector. The datasets are available...
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02 Sep 2014 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
Yes, that’s correct: photon collider. The Large Hadron Collider is known for smashing together protons. The energy from these collisions gets converted into matter, producing new particles that allow us to explore the nature of our Universe. The...
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30 Jul 2014 | Paris Sphicas | Collaboration
Marco Peruzzi (Institute for Particle Physics, ETH Zurich) has been awarded the CHIPP Prize 2014 for the best PhD student in experimental or theoretical particle physics in Switzerland by the Swiss Institute of Particle Physics, "for his original...
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24 Jul 2014 | Paris 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”...
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03 Jul 2014 | Paris 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,...
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03 Jul 2014 | Tiziano Camporesi | 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...
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30 Jun 2014 | Achintya Rao | 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...
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12 Jun 2014 | Matthew Nguyen | 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...
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27 May 2014 | Christof Roland | Physics
This article originally appeared in the CERN Courier on 22 May 2014. Although the CMS experiment was designed primarily for precise measurements in proton–proton (pp) collisions, in recent years it has demonstrated exceptional capabilities in...
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31 Mar 2014 | Anonymous | Physics
The new top-quark mass measurement is the single most precise result as yet. The mass of the top quark, the heaviest known elementary particle to-date, is one of the fundamental parameters of the Standard Model. Although the top quark mass is...
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30 Mar 2014 | Anonymous | Physics
CMS has improved the constraints on the Higgs width, a fundamental property of this unique new particle, by more than two orders of magnitude. Nearly two years after its discovery, there is much to learn about the Higgs boson observed by the CMS and...
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