ATLAS

DARPA Unveils ATLAS – The Super Humanoid Robot

DARPA Unveils ATLAS – The Super Humanoid Robot

The ATLAS robot Last week DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), unveiled ATLAS to the 6 teams that will compete in the next DARPA Robotics Challenge this December. During the challenge the advanced humanoid robot will have to perform ...

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ATLAS Detector Finally Assembled

ATLAS Detector Finally Assembled

The final piece of the ATLAS particle detector, located in Geneva, Switzerland, has finally been lowered into the underground CERN laboratory collision hall. This marks an important milestone in the construction of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which will eventually ...

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World’s Largest Superconducting Magnet

World’s Largest Superconducting Magnet

The Barrel Toroid superconducting magnet is part of the ATLAS detector, one of the four big particle experiments on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), currently under construction at the CERN Laboratory in Switzerland. Among the questions ATLAS will focus on ...

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