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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.

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.

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 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.

Higgs Boson Finding Gets Strong Support From New Analyses
2013-03-14 11:52:04

Scientists from CERN say the latest analysis of data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator support the claim that scientists did in fact find the elusive Higgs boson particle last year.

Is The Universe Infinite? Not Likely, Say Physicists
2013-02-19 14:23:24

Physicists sorting out the evidence from last summer's LHC experiments are calculating new data that may show the universe is not as infinite as previously believed.

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.

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.


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