News about Particle physics in 2010
New accelerators to ensure cutting edge European research in nuclear physics
9 December 2010
Europe is to get new particle accelerators and the current facilities at CERN, GSI and Ganil must be expanded and upgraded significantly over the next 10-15 years in order to continue to be leaders in nuclear research.
CERN observes melted nuclear matter for the first time
26 November 2010
Scientists from the Niels Bohr Institute take part in the ATLAS experiment, where new results show, that the constituents of nuclei can melt. This shows how we think the world looked around a billionth of a second after...
CERN collides heavy ions at record energies
9 November 2010
In the new experiments heavy lead ions are being smashed together with tremendous energy. Already with the first collisions the researchers can see exciting new phenomena with the ALICE detector, which Danish researchers from...
Quarks 'swing' to the tones of random numbers
27 September 2010
Planck satellite on a mission to the beginning of the Universe
18 May 2010
”The mission is going perfectly and we are getting very good data which might explain what happened during the creation of the Universe and how and why the world looks as it does”, explains a happy but enigmatic researcher...
Big Bang a spectacular success
31 March 2010
The auditorium is packed with visitors, journalists and researchers, who are following the live broadcasts from the research centre CERN in Switzerland. Will they succeed in carrying out the first collisions at...
Rumblings about CERN is empty talk
15 March 2010
’Hadron Collider to be closed amid fears of a very big bang’ read the headline in a major English newspaper and sparked controversy over the future of CERN. Was there a future for the large European research centre?
LIVE - from Big Bang at CERN to Blegdamsvej
5 January 2010