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First trace of differences between matter and 'ordinary' antimatter
The world around us is mainly constructed of baryons, particles composed of three quarks. (2017-02-22)
Exploring the matter that filled the early universe
Theorists and scientists conducting experiments that recreate matter as it existed in the very early universe are gathered in Chicago this week to present and discuss their latest results. (2017-02-06)
Mainz University to collaborate with US research center Fermilab near Chicago
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is expanding the range of its international research collaboration projects. (2017-01-23)
The Large Hadron Collider -- the greatest adventure in town
World Scientific's latest book, 'The Large Hadron Collider,' homes in on the ATLAs Experiment to illustrate how and why this process happens, why it has an importance well beyond traditional spin-off and how it adds new meaning to the cost of this research and to the value of international collaboration. (2017-01-19)
A quark like no other
A University of Iowa physicist is at the forefront of the search to confirm the existence of a particle believed to give mass to all matter. (2017-01-18)
Rice University physicist earns White House honor
The White House has awarded Rice University physicist Wei Li a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the government's highest honor for people who have recently begun a research career. (2017-01-11)
Physicists awarded funding to enhance our understanding of the universe
Theoretical physicists from the University of Plymouth have been awarded a Consolidated Grant from the Science and Technology Facilities Council to enhance our understanding of the world and the universe that surrounds us. (2017-01-10)
New theoretical framework for improved particle accelerators
Article describes new theoretical framework for next-generation particle accelerators. (2016-12-15)
Laser R&D focuses on next-gen particle collider
A set of new laser systems and proposed upgrades at Berkeley Lab's BELLA Center will propel long-term plans for a more compact and affordable ultrahigh-energy particle collider. (2016-12-13)
Jefferson Lab-NVIDIA collaboration uses Titan's to boost subatomic particle research
A research team led by Jefferson Lab's Robert Edwards has been using computation to inform GlueX experiments at Jefferson Lab as well as corroborate experimental findings. (2016-12-08)
What to do with the data?
Rapid advances in computing constantly translate into new technologies in our everyday lives. (2016-12-08)
International kudos
Nobel laureate David Gross is recognized by Chinese and Russian science academies for his continuing work in theoretical physics. (2016-11-30)
Raju Venugopalan awarded prestigious Humboldt Research Award
Raju Venugopalan, a senior physicist at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and an adjunct professor at Stony Brook University, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award for his remarkable achievements in theoretical nuclear physics. (2016-11-30)
Global brain initiatives generate tsunami of neuroscience data
New technologies are giving researchers unprecedented opportunities to explore how the brain processes, utilizes, stores and retrieves information. (2016-11-22)
Five Berkeley lab scientists named AAAS fellows
Five scientists from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science . (2016-11-21)
Physicists at Mainz University construct prototype for new component of the ATLAS detector
One of the largest projects being undertaken at the CERN research center near Geneva -- the ATLAS Experiment -- is about to be upgraded. (2016-11-15)
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)
Simulations show swirling rings, whirlpool-like structure in subatomic 'soup'
Powerful supercomputer simulations of high-energy collisions of atomic cores provide new insights about the complex structure of a superhot fluid called the quark-gluon plasma. (2016-11-10)
Physicists leapfrog accelerators with ultrahigh energy cosmic rays
An international team of physicists has developed a pioneering approach to using Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays (UHECRs) -- the highest energy particles in nature since the Big Bang -- to study particle interactions far beyond the reach of human-made accelerators. (2016-10-31)
'Higgs hunter' Sally Dawson receives J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics
Sally Dawson, a theoretical physicist at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been named a recipient of the 2017 J.J. (2016-10-27)
The universe is expanding at an accelerating rate -- or is it?
Five years ago, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three astronomers for their discovery, in the late 1990s, that the universe is expanding at an accelerating pace. (2016-10-21)
The incredible shrinking particle accelerator
A new data analysis/visualization toolkit developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is designed to help speed particle accelerator research and design by enabling in situ visualization and analysis of accelerator simulations at scale. (2016-10-05)
Brookhaven Lab to play major role in 2 DOE exascale computing application projects
Scientists will help develop modeling and simulation applications for next-generation supercomputers to enable advances in nuclear and high-energy physics and chemistry research. (2016-10-05)
Wits University scientists predict the existence of a new boson
Using data from a series of experiments that led to the discovery and first exploration of the Higgs boson at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in 2012, scientists at the High Energy Physics Group of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg predict the existence of a new boson that might aid in the understanding of dark matter in the universe. (2016-09-06)
Five Brookhaven Lab projects selected as R&D 100 award finalists
Five projects from the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have been selected as finalists for the 2016 R&D 100 awards, which honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the past year as determined by a panel selected by R&D Magazine. (2016-08-30)
UTA physicists to upgrade Titan supercomputer software for extreme scale applications
Physicists at the University of Texas at Arlington have been awarded a new $1.06 million grant from the US Department of Energy to upgrade the software that runs on the Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in Tennessee to support extremely data-heavy scientific applications such as advanced biology and materials science simulations. (2016-08-25)
Big PanDA tackles big data for physics and other future extreme scale scientific applications
A team of physicists just received $2.1 million in funding for 2016-2017 from DOE's Advanced Scientific Computing Research program to enhance a 'workload management system' for handling the ever-increasing data demands of two experiments at the Large Hadron Collider and expanding its use as a general workload management service for a Department of Energy supercomputer. (2016-08-16)
Putting the pressure on platinum
Hokkaido University researchers have synthesised a uniquely structured platinum-based superconducting material by applying extreme high pressure. (2016-08-05)
Scientists model the 'flicker' of gluons in subatomic smashups
A new study just published in Physical Review Letters reveals that a high degree of gluon fluctuation -- a kind of flickering rearrangement in the distribution of gluon density within individual protons -- could help explain some of the remarkable results 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 -- and also in nuclear physics experiments at the Large Hadron Collider in Europe. (2016-08-02)
NSF commits $35 million to improve scientific software
Scientists increasingly rely on computers to gain insights about the world through simulations, data analytics or visualizations that use scientific software. (2016-07-29)
Physicist offers leading theory about mysterious Large Hadron Collider excess
K.C. Kong's idea: a sequence of particles at different masses -- without a 'resonance' particle at 750 GeV -- triggered the mystery signal at the Large Hadron Collider. (2016-07-28)
World's most sensitive dark matter detector completes search
At a conference in the United Kingdom, scientists with the LUX dark matter experiment present results from the detector's final 20-month run. (2016-07-21)
Physicists discover family of tetraquarks
Physicists in the College of Arts and Sciences have made science history by confirming the existence of a rare four-quark particle and discovering evidence of three other 'exotic' siblings. (2016-07-08)
High expectations of CERN -- focus on particle physics at Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
The smallest building blocks of matter were the focus of a panel discussion held yesterday at the 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. (2016-06-28)
Huge helium discovery 'safeguards future supply for MRI scanners'
Researchers have developed systematic search methods to discover one of the world's biggest helium gas fields, associated with volcanoes in the Tanzanian Rift Valley. (2016-06-27)
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)
Wellesley research: Life's origins may result from low-energy electron reactions in space
At the American Astronomical Society national conference press briefings, Wellesley Professor Chris Arumainayagam presents findings from the first systematic study to demonstrate that early building blocks of life may be produced when low-energy (< 20 eV) electrons interact with cosmic (interstellar, planetary, and cometary) ices. (2016-06-13)
At the LHC, charmed twins will soon be more common than singles
In the range of energies penetrated by the LHC accelerator, a new mechanism of the creation of particles is becoming more prominent, say scientists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow. (2016-06-08)
Spinning electrons yield positrons for research
A team of researchers has successfully demonstrated a new method for producing a beam of polarized positrons, a method that could enable a wide range of applications and research, such as improved product manufacturing and polarized positron beams to power breakthrough scientific research. (2016-06-01)
Syracuse physicists help restart Large Hadron Collider
After months of winter hibernation, the LHC has resumed smashing beams of protons together, in attempt to recreate conditions of the first millionth of a second of the universe, some 13.9 billion years ago. (2016-05-23)
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