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South Africa's First Hardware Contribution Delivered To ATLAS Detector At CERN
2013-09-05 12:50:55

Physicists from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg have reached an important milestone and have made the first South African contribution of a "piece of hardware" to the ATLAS Experiment on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization of Nuclear Research (CERN).

CERN Looks To Tweetup On Eve Of Open Days
2013-08-29 19:03:15

The origins of the universe still remain very much of mystery, but a lucky few may get to take part in a special tweetup at CERN, and even get a behind-the-scenes preview in advance of CERN’s Open Days.

New Magnet Set To Help LHC Reach New Heights
2013-07-15 04:55:21

Scientists have successfully tested a powerful new magnet that will be playing a big role in developing a new beam for CERN's Large Hadron Collider.

CERN Collaborates With Rackspace
2013-07-01 14:02:05

Cloud computing is attempting to boldly go further than computing systems have gone before, on a mission to discover the origins of the universe. CERN openlab will use Raskspace to deliver a hybrid cloud solution under a year-long agreement.

CERN Scientists Continue The Hunt For World's First Web Page
2013-06-12 11:05:01

Scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN, are working hard to uncover the world’s first Web page, but are struggling due to the nature of how data is shared.

Cern Recreates First Ever Webpage
2013-05-01 10:17:28

Some 20 years after the World Wide Web come into existence, web preservationists at Cern are piecing together the Internet’s story, giving future generations the chance to see how this grand thing came into existence.

CERN Finds Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry
2013-04-24 14:40:18

Scientists at CERN have submitted a paper to be published in the journal Physical Review Letters about the first observation of matter-antimatter asymmetry.

2013-04-05 11:40:48

Gordon, the unique supercomputer launched last year by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, recently completed its most data-intensive task so far: rapidly processing raw data from almost one billion particle collisions as part of a project to help define the future research agenda for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

LHC Upgrade Could Create A New Physics
2013-04-03 11:39:00

Engineers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Cern, Switzerland have begun the process of upgrading. The $105-million upgrade should double the potential energy of what is already the world's most powerful particle accelerator.


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