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CERN launches new accelerator to help boost data output

GENEVA (AP)(STL.News) — CERN: Scientists at the world’s biggest atom smasher have inaugurated their newest particle accelerator, a key step toward churning out greater amounts of data that could help explain many lingering mysteries of the universe. The European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, announced Tuesday the completion of Linac 4, a 90-meter-long (295-foot-long) … Continue reading CERN launches new accelerator to help boost data output

Key experiment at world’s biggest atom smasher gets upgrade

BERLIN (AP)(STL.News) — Scientists are upgrading one of the four main experiments on the world’s biggest atom smasher in hopes it will help them discover previously unknown particles or physical properties. Officials at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, say the operation Thursday is the equivalent of a “heart transplant” for the CMS … Continue reading Key experiment at world’s biggest atom smasher gets upgrade