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First result at LHC from lead-lead collisions

18 December 2015

First result at LHC from lead-lead collisionsThe ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN submits today on the electronic preprint server, ArXiv, the first paper from lead-lead collisions at center-of-mass energy 5TeV per nucleon pair from the entire LHC project.

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Troels Petersen from the Niels Bohr Institute receives Science Dissimination Award

15 December 2015

Troels Petersen from the Niels Bohr Institute receives Science Communication Award ‘A star in the area of communication’ – this is how Troels Petersen is described by colleagues, media and anyone who has experienced him talk about what he is passionate about – physics.  Troels Petersen is an associate professor of particle physics and works with

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CERN collides heavy nuclei at new record high energy

25 November 2015

CERN collides heavy nuclei at new record high energyThe world’s most powerful accelerator, the 27 km long Large Hadron Collider (LHC) operating at CERN in Geneva established collisions between lead nuclei, this morning, at the highest energies ever.

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Pavel Naselsky appointed Professor

14 October 2015

Pavel Naselsky has been appointed professor in the research group Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology at the Niels Bohr Institute. He researches the very earliest universe using observations from the Planck Satellite, which can display images...

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Evidence for astrophysical neutrinos published - "the birth of neutrino astronomy".

31 August 2015

In an article in Physical Review Letters ( arxiv.org/abs/1507.04005 ), the IceCube collaboration presents compelling evidence for a flux of astrophysical neutrinos.

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CERN restarts particle collisions at record high energy

03 June 2015

The 27 km long underground particle accelerator, the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) at CERN is once again in full swing and is colliding protons at record energies. This is after a break of more than two years to rebuild and upgrade the

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Detector at the South Pole explores the mysterious neutrinos

16 April 2015

The Earth is constantly bombarded by billions of neutrinos, which zip right through the entire globe. The giant IceCube experiment at the South Pole can detect when there is a collision between neutrinos and atoms in the ice.

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CERN starting the LHC accelerator up again to solve new mysteries

12 March 2015

CERN starting the LHC accelerator up again to solve new mysteriesThe 27 km long subterranean particle accelerator, the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) at CERN is ready to start up again. The LHC is the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world. After a break of two years, which was a

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