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NASA, ESA astronauts finish tricky repairs on cosmic ray detector outside space station
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NASA, ESA astronauts finish tricky repairs on cosmic ray detector outside space station

The multi-billion-dollar instrument could get back to hunting for elusive antimatter and dark matter by midweek.

CERN's Large Hadron Collider gets major upgrade, experiments to resume in 2021
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CERN's Large Hadron Collider gets major upgrade, experiments to resume in 2021

The LHC is the world's most advanced particle accelerator, which began work in September 2008.

India is contributing a tenth of the tech going into the largest nuclear reactor of its kind
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India is contributing a tenth of the tech going into the largest nuclear reactor of its kind

ITER is the biggest nuclear fusion experiment and the largest scientific project to be undertaken in history.

CERN travelling science exhibit comes to India: Here's when and where you can catch it
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CERN travelling science exhibit comes to India: Here's when and where you can catch it

While in India, the CERN exhibit will be bilingual — in English and Hindi — for the benefit of the general public.

CERN's LHCb experiment hints at why universe has more matter than antimatter
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CERN's LHCb experiment hints at why universe has more matter than antimatter

The LHCb experiment has observed an anomaly in particles made of charm quarks for the first time.

The Web at 30 — Who'd have thunk it?
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The Web at 30 — Who'd have thunk it?

Who would have thought that a rainbow-farting cat would immortalise the largest technological leap in generations?

CERN's new FASER laboratory to help researchers look for dark matter from 2021
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CERN's new FASER laboratory to help researchers look for dark matter from 2021

The researchers are looking to record their first data when the LHC starts up again in 2021.

Move over, Large Hadron Collider: Here's what CERN's replacement could discover
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Move over, Large Hadron Collider: Here's what CERN's replacement could discover

The FCC has a massive 100km circular tunnel around Geneva & the surrounding countryside.

CERN's new concept for a next-gen particle smasher dwarfs the Large Hadron
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CERN's new concept for a next-gen particle smasher dwarfs the Large Hadron

CERN scientists have laid out a $40 billion vision to build a reactor 4 times larger than the LHC.

World's most powerful particle accelerator stopped for 2 years for upgrades: CERN
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World's most powerful particle accelerator stopped for 2 years for upgrades: CERN

The operation of the particle accelerator will now resume in 2021 after some upgrades and renovations.

CERN scientists help Indian students decode particle physics at science conclave
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CERN scientists help Indian students decode particle physics at science conclave

The two-day event was attended by around 1,000 participants from 20 schools and one university

Elusive decay of Higgs Boson to tiny quarks observed by physicists at long last
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Elusive decay of Higgs Boson to tiny quarks observed by physicists at long last

The Higgs particle's elusive decay to quarks has now been documented by the particle accelerator

World Wide Web Day: Remembering the indispensible Man Friday of the 21st century
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World Wide Web Day: Remembering the indispensible Man Friday of the 21st century

The exponential growth of internet users, and services online has given opportunities to everyone.

Major upgrade underway to boost capacity of CERN's giant particle smasher
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Major upgrade underway to boost capacity of CERN's giant particle smasher

A major upgrade began Friday for the world's most powerful proton smasher to increase the number of particle collisions inside the Large Hadron Collider

70 years of Independence: India poised to join league of global scientific leaders
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70 years of Independence: India poised to join league of global scientific leaders

The Science Technology and Innovation policy of 2013 envisages positioning India among the top five global scientific powers by 2020.

The center of the Milky Way is a trap for high energy cosmic rays: Study
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The center of the Milky Way is a trap for high energy cosmic rays: Study

Milky Way contains a "trap" that concentrates some of the highest-energy cosmic rays which are among the fastest particles in the galaxy.

Researchers at CERN's Large Hadron Collider discover new subatomic particle known as the Xi-cc++
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Researchers at CERN's Large Hadron Collider discover new subatomic particle known as the Xi-cc++

The existence of doubly charmed baryons, or baryons with two heavy quarks had been suspected for many years, but not directly observed.

From observer, India now becomes associate member of CERN
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From observer, India now becomes associate member of CERN

India had 'observer' status till September this year, when the CERN Council adopted a resolution upgrading its position

India signs agreement to become an Associate Member State of CERN
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India signs agreement to become an Associate Member State of CERN

The agreement will come into force once India officially notifies CERN of its approval. Pakistan, Turkey and Ukraine are the Associate Member States.

The World Wide Web turns 24; here's what you should know
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The World Wide Web turns 24; here's what you should know

There is a fine line between the Internet and World Wide Web. Today, in 1991, the World Wide Web was born! And to understand it more closely, we need to take a closer look at the origin of a project at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN).