Archive for October, 2009

Dark secrets: what science tells us about the hidden Universe

Friday, October 30th, 2009

No mystery is bigger than dark energy – the elusive force that makes up three-quarters of the Universe and is causing it to expand at an accelerating rate. KTVU Channel 2 health and science editor John Fowler will moderate a panel of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists who use phenomena such as exploding stars and gravitational lenses to explore the dark cosmos.

ATLAS’ Cosmic Run

Friday, October 16th, 2009

The ATLAS experiment closed their detector at the end of May, and performed a test run using cosmic rays at the beginning of July.

CMS goes cosmic!

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

The CMS experiment tests their detector, featuring the World’s most powerful solenoid magnet, using cosmic rays.