Posts Tagged ‘CERN’

CERN – Linac 4 accelerates its first beam

Monday, March 25th, 2013

CERN-Linac-4-Video

On 13 March, a beam of negative hydrogen ions was injected into the first accelerator module of Linac 4, the linear accelerator which will replace Linac 2. The beam was created in the new source built for Linac 4 and accelerated from 45 kEV to 3 MeV by a radiofrequency quadrupole (RFQ) module, the first link in the Linac 4 accelerator chain. This crucial phase went off without a hitch.

Read More at
http://home.web.cern.ch/about/updates/2013/03/linac-4-accelerates-its-first-beam.

Higgs Boson Found: Searching for an Elusive Particle – Collision Course

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Higgs Boson Found NYT Video

It was the longest, most costly manhunt in science for an elusive particle that was said to be key to the workings of the universe. For a generation of physicists, it was an appointment with history.

View more at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7A-EZXSN1yg.

CERN News : A Long Shutdown for the LHC

Monday, February 18th, 2013

View more at http://cds.cern.ch/record/1516001

Large Hadron Collider Exhibition – Scottish Parliament

Friday, February 8th, 2013

A travelling exhibition showcasing the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest science experiment, featuring a life-size “walk-in” replica of the machine itself, as well as numerous exhibits that explain the science behind the project.

ALPHA spokesperson Jeffrey Hangst gives a tour of the new ALPHA-2

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

ALPHA spokesperson Jeffrey Hangst gives a tour of the new ALPHA-2

Sir Chris Llewellyn-Smith on the value of basic research

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Sir Chris Llewellyn-Smith on the value of basic research

ATLAS control room

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

ATLAS control room

CERN In 3 Minutes

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

CERN In 3 Minutes

Higgs Fest Symposium part 3

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Higgs Fest Symposium part 3

Higgs fest symposium part 2

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Higgs fest symposium part 2