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  • LHCb lead collisions November 26, 2015
    Lead ions collide in the LHCb detector (Image: LHCb) For more information about this image visit the CERN Document Server.
    Cian O'Luanaigh
  • Keep on truckin' November 18, 2015
    This truck creates vibrations in the ground to measure how seismic waves travel through the rock beneath the surface (Image: Sophia Bennett) For more information about this image visit the CERN Document Server.
    Cian O'Luanaigh
  • RFQ up close November 12, 2015
    This entry for the CERN Photowalk 2015 contest shows detail from a radiofrequency cavity - a structure that accelerates charged particles (Image: Gaetan De Freitas) For more information about this image visit the CERN Document Server.
    Cian O'Luanaigh

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  • A more precise measurement for antimatter than for matter October 19, 2017
    Stefan Ulmer, spokesperson of the BASE collaboration, working on the experiment set-up. (Image: Maximilien Brice, Julien Ordan/CERN) This week, the BASE collaboration published, in Nature, a new measurement of the magnetic moment of the antiproton, with a precision exceeding that of the proton. Thanks to a new method involving simultaneous measurements made on two separately-trapped antiprotons in […]
    Corinne Pralavorio
  • Meet ISOLDE: Where did it all begin? October 15, 2017
    Harriet Jarlett The ISOLDE control room in 1987, before the facility had to move to the new accelerator and site (Image: CERN) It turns out no one knows what the DE at the end of CERN’s ISOLDE facility stands for. “Damned expensive?” chuckles Björn Jonson, who has just charmed me with his experiences of serving […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett
  • Meet ISOLDE: Targeting new discoveries October 15, 2017
    Harriet Jarlett The target lab at ISOLDE (Image: Christoph Madsen/CERN) For Richard Catherall, the age-old alchemist’s dream of changing one element into another is a simple reality of his working day. Targets are vital for any experiment at ISOLDE, as it is within this component that the radioactive isotopes are produced. In part two of […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett