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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.

Image 1 - Illinois And Energy Dept. Invest $33M In Fermilab Research Center
2011-12-18 05:58:41

Fermilab broke ground on Friday on a new Accelerator Research Center, where physicists will work on the development and industrialization of particle accelerator technology.

2011-12-06 23:39:07

Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have set a new record for the calculation of scattering amplitudes.

New Light Cast On Electrons Heated To Several Billion Degrees
2011-11-21 13:57:00

A new class of high power lasers can effectively accelerate particles like electrons and ions with very intense, short laser pulses.

CERN Launches Upgrade Project For The Large Hadron Collider
2011-11-17 06:05:43

Physicists from around the world kicked off a major initiative on Wednesday to upgrade the Large Hadron Collider at CERN into a vastly more powerful space research machine by 2020.

Image 1 - Exploring The Last White Spot On Earth
2011-11-10 13:36:31

Scientists will soon be exploring matter at temperatures and pressures so extreme it can only be produced for microseconds using powerful pulsed lasers.

2011-10-25 20:27:10

Cornell scientists have surpassed two major milestones toward a novel, exceedingly powerful X-ray source: A record-breaking electron gun emittance and a successfully tested prototype of a superconducting linac cavity.

Image 1 - Brightest Gamma Ray On Earth For A Safer, Healthier World
2011-09-19 10:45:51

The brightest gamma ray beam ever created- more than a thousand billion times more brilliant than the sun- has been produced in research led at the University of Strathclyde- and could open up new possibilities for medicine.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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