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Serbia agrees to CERN Convention and becomes the Organization’s 23rd Member State

GENEVA, 25-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN has just received formal notification from UNESCO about Serbia having agreed to the CERN Convention. As a result, the country has become CERN’s 23rd Member State. The other Member States are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech … Read the full press release

AWAKE collaboration at CERN reports the first ever successful acceleration of electrons using a wave generated by protons zipping through a plasma

GENEVA, 03-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a paper published today in the journal Nature, the AWAKE collaboration at CERN reports the first ever successful acceleration of electrons using a wave generated by protons zipping through a plasma. The acceleration obtained over a given … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow physicists part of groundbreaking new measurement of the Higgs boson from the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

GLASGOW, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second time this summer, University of Glasgow physicists are celebrating a groundbreaking new measurement of the Higgs boson from the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC).  This time, they have observed the … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: new algorithm to solve the energy structure of quantum systems on quantum computers

BRISTOL, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An international collaboration of quantum physicists from the University of Bristol, Microsoft, Google, Imperial College, Max Planck Institute, and the Sun Yat-sen University have introduced a new algorithm to solve the energy structure of quantum … Read the full press release

Physicists propose the combination of nano-photonics with ultracold atoms for simulating quantum many-body systems and creating new states of matter

A team of physicists from MPQ, Caltech, and ICFO proposes the combination of nano-photonics with ultracold atoms for simulating quantum many-body systems and creating new states of matter. MUNICH, 20-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Ultracold atoms in the so-called optical lattices, … Read the full press release

LMU Physicists developed new algorithm that is capable of solving the Boltzmann equation for systems of self-propelled particles

Physicists at LMU have developed a new algorithm that is capable of solving the Boltzmann equation for systems of self-propelled particles. The new method also reveals previously unknown patterns of collective motion in such systems. MUNICH, 21-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Technische Universitaet Muenchen Physicists discover previously unknown type of friction

Friction in the nano-world 20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Whether in vehicle transmissions, hip replacements, or tiny sensors for triggering airbags: The respective components must slide against each other with minimum friction to prevent loss of energy and material wear. Investigating the … Read the full press release

University of York scientists in an international team of physicists demonstrated pear-shaped atomic nuclei

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The researchers’ findings, which contribute to our understanding of nuclear structure and the underlying fundamental interactions, are presented in the journal Nature today. Most nuclei that exist naturally are not spherical, but are the shape of a rugby ball. … Read the full press release