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News 2010

New accelerators to ensure cutting edge European research in nuclear physics

09 December 2010

New accelerators to ensure cutting edge European research in nuclear physicsEurope is to get new particle accelerators and the current facilities at CERN, GSI and Ganil must be expanded and upgraded significantly over the next 10-15 years in order to continue to be leaders in nuclear research.

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CERN observes melted nuclear matter for the first time

26 November 2010

CERN observes melted nuclear matter for the first timeScientists from the Niels Bohr Institute take part in the ATLAS experiment, where new results show, that the constituents of nuclei can melt. This shows how we think the world looked around a billionth of a second after...

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CERN collides heavy ions at record energies

09 November 2010

CERN collides heavy ions at record energiesIn the new experiments heavy lead ions are being smashed together with tremendous energy. Already with the first collisions the researchers can see exciting new phenomena with the ALICE detector, which Danish researchers from...

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Quarks 'swing' to the tones of random numbers

27 September 2010

Quarks 'swing' to the tones of random numbersAt the Large Hadron Collider at CERN protons crash into each other at incredibly high energies in order to 'smash' the protons and to study the elementary particles of nature – including quarks...

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Planck satellite on a mission to the beginning of the Universe

18 May 2010

Planck satellite on a mission to the beginning of the Universe”The mission is going perfectly and we are getting very good data which might explain what happened during the creation of the Universe and how and why the world looks as it does”, explains a happy but enigmatic researcher...

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Big Bang a spectacular success

31 March 2010

Big Bang a spectacular successThe auditorium is packed with visitors, journalists and researchers, who are following the live broadcasts from the research centre CERN in Switzerland. Will they succeed in carrying out the first collisions at...

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Rumblings about CERN is empty talk

15 March 2010

Rumblings about CERN is empty talk’Hadron Collider to be closed amid fears of a very big bang’ read the headline in a major English newspaper and sparked controversy over the future of CERN. Was there a future for the large European research centre?

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LIVE - from Big Bang at CERN to Blegdamsvej

05 January 2010

LIVE - from Big Bang at CERN to BlegdamsvejA light installation, a Colliderscope, which transmits signals from the physics experiments at CERN in Switzerland, has been installed on the facade of the Niels Bohr Institute at Blegdamsvej...

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