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Accelerator On A Chip
2013-09-28 04:45:02

A new technique used by researchers from the US Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University could dramatically reduce the size of particle accelerators.

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.

Team Creates 2 GeV Laser-Plasma Accelerator
2013-06-20 18:49:54

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world's largest and highest-energy particle accelerator. However, technology like this could one day be simply sitting on a tabletop.

LHC To Shut Down For Two Years
2013-02-16 10:08:41

The Large Hadron Collider was officially shut down early Thursday morning, beginning a two-year period of repair and upgrades.

Nuclear Science Advisory Committee Recommends Shutting Down RHIC
2013-01-30 04:21:52

For the last four years Congress and the White House have been unable to pass a federal budget, settling each time for continuing resolutions. However, such stopgaps keep funding levels flat, or even, accounting for inflation, in decline.

CERN Announces Large Hadron Collider Will Now Sleep Until 2015
2012-12-18 15:13:28

CERN announced this week it will be shutting down the LHC after three successful years of operation, giving the particle smasher a break until 2015.

CERN, Large Hadron Collider Physicists Set New Record
2012-04-06 09:17:44

After a short winter break, physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) on the French-Swiss border have set a new world record by successfully smashing two 4 teraelectronvolt (TeV) proton beams together producing a total of 8 TeVs.

CERN Scientists To Ramp Up LHC Output
2012-02-14 08:18:33

CERN physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva, Switzerland are to increase the machine’s energy output to embark on a last-ditch journey to find the elusive Higgs boson, a theoretical “God particle” that could change physics as we know it.


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The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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