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Particle Physics Instrumentation ("Gadgeteering")

Simulated Black Hole event superimposed on a photo of the ATLAS detector. ATLAS Experiment © 2016 CERN

Compared to many fields of modern science, particle physics has more than its fair share of glamour. 626 more words


Art & Science 27: Instant

by the AMVA4NewPhysics press office

The work named “Attimo” (or “instant” in English) was produced by Nicolò Doglioni, Filippo Dorigo, and Zeno Pogaznic from Liceo “Benedetti”. 109 more words


Art & Science 21: The Boson's Tracks

by the AMVA4NewPhysics press office

Many of the high school students participating in the Art & Science contest in Venice took inspiration from the pictures of LHC collisions creating the Higgs boson, and attempted to produce a three-dimensional realization of what physicists only realize on their computer screens. 85 more words


Art & Science 10: RiveliAMO

by the AMVA4NewPhysics press office

An assembly of wooden circles installed one inside the other, containing plastic rods of different colour, is the work by Alice Giambini, Matteo Quaglio, and Olga Pintus of Liceo “Marco Foscarini”. 105 more words


Art & Science 5: From Galileo to the Higgs Boson

by the AMVA4NewPhysics press office

The fifth artwork presented here for the series “Art & Science” (see previous posts for more details of this art contest, connected to the EPS 2017 conference) is actually titled “Toward the Boson and Beyond”. 181 more words


GJD publishes all-new product catalogue

GJD, the manufacturer of professional external detector equipment and LED illuminators, has just announced the launch of the company’s new product catalogue featuring the complete GJD product range. 240 more words



by Tommaso Dorigo

GSI, the Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research, is a laboratory located near the town of Darmstadt, in central Germany, just a few miles away from the Frankfurt airport. 660 more words