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New quantum system could help design better spintronics
Researchers have created a new testing ground for quantum systems in which they can literally turn certain particle interactions on and off, potentially paving the way for advances in spintronics. (2019-01-29)
Meet the 'odderon': Large Hadron Collider experiment shows potential evidence of quasiparticle sought for decades
A team of high-energy experimental particle physicists, including several from the University of Kansas, has uncovered possible evidence of a subatomic quasiparticle dubbed an (2018-02-01)
What to do with the data?
Rapid advances in computing constantly translate into new technologies in our everyday lives. (2016-12-08)
Last large piece of ATLAS detector lowered underground
Today, researchers in the US ATLAS collaboration joined colleagues around the world to celebrate a pivotal landmark in the construction of the Large Hadron Collider -- the lowering of the final piece of the ATLAS particle detector into the underground collision hall at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. (2008-02-29)
Springer Nature publishes study for a CERN next generation circular collider
Back in January, CERN released a conceptual report outlining preliminary designs for a Future Circular Collider (FCC), which if built, would have the potential to be the most powerful particle collider the world over. (2019-07-24)
We need one global network of 1000 stations to build an Earth observatory
Professor Markku Kulmala calls for a continuous, comprehensive monitoring of interactions between the planet's surface and atmosphere in his article 'Build a global Earth observatory' published in Nature, Jan. (2018-01-04)
2,500 researchers, 1 supermachine, 1 new snapshot of the universe
Deep in the bowels of the earth -- 100 meters below ground in Geneva, Switzerland -- lies a supermachine of 27 kilometers circumference that has been built to unlock the mysteries of the universe. (2008-03-31)
First beam for Large Hadron Collider, world's mightiest particle accelerator
Scientists today sent the first beam of protons zooming at nearly the speed of light around the 17-mile-long underground circular path of the Large Hadron Collider, the world's most powerful particle accelerator, located at the CERN laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland. (2008-09-10)
Physicists and engineers search for new dimension
Researchers in the Department of Physics and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech are exploring the possibility of an extra dimension -- an imperceptibly small dimension, about one billionth of a nanometer. (2008-03-10)
Michigan integral to world's largest physics experiment
After 20 years of construction, a machine that could either verify or nullify the prevailing theory of particle physics is about to begin its mission. (2008-09-05)
Scientists achieve first ever acceleration of electrons in plasma waves
An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has demonstrated a new technique for accelerating electrons to very high energies over short distances. (2018-10-13)
Physicists see similarities in stream of sand grains, exotic plasma at birth of universe
Streams of granular particles bouncing off a target in a simple tabletop experiment produce liquid-like behavior also witnessed in a massive research apparatus that simulates the birth of the universe. (2007-11-06)
A fundamental theory of mass generation
A team of four theoretical physicists, Francesco Sannino from Cp3-Origins at the University of Southern Denmark, Alessandro Strumia from CERN theory division and Pisa Univ., Andrea Tesi from the Enrico Fermi Institute at the University of Chicago in US, and Elena Vigiani from Pisa University have recently published in the Journal of High Energy Physics their work (2016-11-14)
New evidence for small, short-lived drops of early universe quark-gluon plasma?
Particles emerging from even the lowest energy collisions of small deuterons with large heavy nuclei at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider a US Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility for nuclear physics research at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory -- exhibit behavior scientists associate with the formation of a soup of quarks and gluons, the fundamental building blocks of nearly all visible matter. (2017-09-18)
Open-access collider data confirm subatomic particle patterns
In a paper published today in Physical Review Letters, Jesse Thaler, an associate professor of physics at MIT, and his colleagues used the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) data to reveal, for the first time, a universal feature within jets of subatomic particles, which are produced when high-energy protons collide. (2017-09-29)
Swansea University's physicists develop a new quantum simulation protocol
A step closer to understanding quantum mechanics: Swansea University's physicists develop a new quantum simulation protocol. (2017-10-20)
UC Santa Cruz physicists eagerly await launch of NASA space telescope they helped build
When NASA launches its newest space observatory, physicists at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will be watching as the product of nearly 16 years of hard work blasts into orbit. (2008-05-29)
Observatory detects extragalactic cosmic rays hitting the Earth
Fifty years ago, scientists discovered that the Earth is occasionally hit by cosmic rays of enormous energies. (2017-09-22)
The weak side of the proton
A new result from the Q-weak experiment at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility provides a precision test of the weak force, one of four fundamental forces in nature. (2018-05-09)
Helium found in coal seams could aid safe shale gas extraction
Natural deposits of helium gas found in UK coal seams could help scientists monitor the secure recovery of coal or shale gas from underground sites, according to research. (2017-09-29)
Matter-antimatter asymmetry may interfere with the detection of neutrinos
From the data collected by the LHCb detector at the Large Hadron Collider, it appears that the particles known as charm mesons and their antimatter counterparts are not produced in perfectly equal proportions. (2018-05-24)
Nuclear Science Advisory Committee issues plan for US nuclear physics research
The Nuclear Science Advisory Committee, or NSAC, has publicly released 'Reaching for the Horizon, The 2015 Long Range Plan for Nuclear Science.' The new plan was unanimously accepted by NSAC, a committee composed of eminent scientists who have been tasked by DOE and the National Science Foundation to provide recommendations on future research in the field. (2015-10-16)
Direct coupling of the Higgs boson to the top quark observed
An observation made by the CMS experiment at CERN unambiguously demonstrates the interaction of the Higgs boson and top quarks, which are the heaviest known subatomic particles. (2018-06-04)
Microscopic universe provides insight into life and death of a neutron
Experiments on the lifetime of a neutron reveal surprising and unexplained deviations. (2018-05-30)
'New physics' charmingly escapes us
In the world of elementary particles, traces of a potential 'new physics' may be concealed in processes related to the decay of baryons. (2018-08-02)
Ghostly particle points to long-sought high-energy cosmic ray source
With the help of an icebound detector situated a mile beneath the South Pole, an international team of scientists has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that can travel in a straight line for billions of light-years, passing unhindered through galaxies, stars and anything else nature throws in its path. (2018-07-12)
Surprising result shocks scientists studying spin
Scientists analyzing results of spinning protons striking different sized atomic nuclei at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) found an odd directional preference in the production of neutrons that switches sides as the size of the nuclei increases. (2018-01-08)
UCI scientists discover minimum mass for galaxies
By analyzing light from small, faint galaxies that orbit the Milky Way, UC Irvine scientists believe they have discovered the minimum mass for galaxies in the universe -- 10 million times the mass of the sun. (2008-08-27)
Brown physicists play key role in single top quark discovery
Brown physicists have played a key role in observing particle collisions that produce a single top quark, one of the fundamental constituents of matter. (2009-03-09)
Applying machine learning to the universe's mysteries
Berkeley Lab physicists and their collaborators have demonstrated that computers are ready to tackle the universe's greatest mysteries -- they used neural networks to perform a deep dive into data simulating the subatomic particle soup that may have existed just microseconds after the big bang. (2018-01-30)
International team of physicists continues search for new physics
Researchers thought they might have finally uncovered evidence of new physics, which could be a sign of dark matter particles, but a recent improvement of the measurement by the CMS collaboration produced results that are nearly consistent with the expectations of the standard model. (2019-01-30)
Physicists constrain dark matter
Researchers from Russia, Finland, and the U.S. have put a constraint on the theoretical model of dark matter particles by analyzing data from astronomical observations of active galactic nuclei. (2019-03-27)
New finding of particle physics may help to explain the absence of antimatter
With the help of computer simulations, particle physics researchers may be able to explain why there is more matter than antimatter in the Universe. (2018-11-13)
Researchers detect Higgs boson coupling with top quark
Detection of Higgs-top quark interaction at LHC by CMS and Atlas international collaborations, with Brazilian researchers participating, confirms theoretical predictions of Standard Model of particle physics. (2018-07-05)
Researchers create tiny droplets of early universe matter
Researchers have created tiny droplets of the ultra-hot matter that once filled the early universe, forming three distinct shapes and sizes: circles, ellipses and triangles. (2018-12-10)
Machine learning improves accuracy of particle identification at LHC
Scientists from the Higher School of Economics have developed a method that allows physicists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to separate between various types of elementary particles with a high degree of accuracy. (2018-10-31)
Particle zoo in a quantum computer
Physicists in Innsbruck have realized the first quantum simulation of lattice gauge theories, building a bridge between high-energy theory and atomic physics. (2016-06-22)
Nobel laureate Burton Richter to speak about future of particle physics
On Feb. 16, at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in San Francisco, Richter will speak about the future course for elementary particle physics. (2007-02-16)
Electrons surfing on a laser beam
The largest particle accelerator in the world - the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland -- has a circumference of around 26 kilometres. (2017-10-10)
Spectacular star system discovered which could explode in powerful cosmic firework display
A spectacular star system wrapped in an elegant spiral dust cloud has been discovered by astronomers. (2018-11-19)
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