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A Step Towards the Detection of WIMPs

A Step Towards the Detection of WIMPs

A Canadian, American, and Czech team of astronomers has achieved a higher separation of WIMP interactions from other interactions in a dark matter detector that previously achieved. This resulted during calibration runs of new modules used in the PICASSO project ...

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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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Wi-Fi Detector Shirt

Wi-Fi Detector Shirt

Most animated T-shirts currently on the market are not very useful. However, this new Wi-Fi Detector shirt is an exception, helping you detect the all-important hotspots while you walk along the street. If it will ever spread beyond the geek ...

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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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