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Measuring the heaviest anti-nucleus observed so far

The event display of the ALICE experiment shows an anti-alpha candidate track among the many other particles produced in a Pb-Pb collision (Image: ALICE collaboration) In a recent paper*, the ALICE collaboration has released...

Happy International Cosmic Day

Kate Kahle This map shows the worldwide participants of International Cosmic Day 2017, more detail here: http://ift.tt/2ipUF8C (Image: DESY) Today, International Cosmic Day takes place for the sixth time. High-school students from around the...

First cosmic-ray results from CALET telescope on ISS

(Image: NASA) The CALorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET) space mission has just released its first results concerning the nature of high-energy cosmic rays. Having docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on 25 August 2015,...

CMS publishes 700th research paper

Achintya Rao It has been a little over seven (and a half) years since the LHC started delivering collisions to CMS for physics analysis, and just a few days ago we published our 700th...

Doubly magic nickel from one proton away

Harriet Jarlett The research was conducted with ISOLTRAP, whose beamline is visible here, an experiment at CERN’s nuclear physics facility, ISOLDE (Image: CERN) Scientists at CERN’s ISOLDE facility have found evidence that nickel-78 is...

Summer programmes for high-school students and teachers

(Image: Julien Ordan/CERN) In summer 2018, CERN will offer several residential programmes for high-school students and their teachers. These summer programmes offer the unique chance to explore the fascinating world of particle physics through lectures,...