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Particle Accelerator Reveals Objects Buried With An Ancient Egyptian Mummy

Researchers used the Advanced Photon Source particle accelerator to unveil the mysteries of a mummy without the risk of damaging it. What did the researchers find in the body?

Ancient November 30, 2017

CERN Unveils New Particle Accelerator That May Be Useful For Both Medicine And Art Conservation

Linac 4, the new linear particle accelerator acquired by CERN, will deliver higher energy beams to the Large Hadron Collider, leading to a High Luminosity LHC. The scientific applications of this technology could benefit both cancer patients and art conservationists.

Material Science May 10, 2017

World’s Biggest X-Ray Laser Beams Its First Light: Why It Matters

The European XFEL, the biggest and most powerful X-ray laser in the world, completed its first lasing. Its key component, the superconducting linear accelerator developed by DESY, produces electron streams a billion times brighter than conventional synchrotron X-ray radiation.

Energy May 5, 2017

New 1,000-Watt 'Super Laser' Considered World’s Most Powerful Today

British and Czech scientists claim that their DiPOLE 100 laser or 'Bivoj' is 10 times more powerful than any other laser on Earth. Called a high peak power laser, the device boasts of 1,000 watts in average power output.

Material Science January 26, 2017

New CERN Experiment Could Shrink Particle Accelerators From Town To Tabletop Size

CERN has run the first tests on the AWAKE experiment. The new experiment is an early attempt at producing wakefield acceleration and has the potential of shrinking particle accelerators to tabletop size.

Energy June 20, 2016

$13.5 Million Awarded To Stanford-Led Team To Develop Particle Accelerator The Size Of Shoebox

The research efforts of scientists to create a compact sized particle accelerator are slowly bearing fruit. The Stanford-led team is awarded $13.5 million to help fund and further improve their research results.

Energy November 21, 2015

Watch The Amazing Dance Opera That's Happening Inside CERN's Large Hadron Collider

CERN's Large Hadron Collider is the world's largest particle accelerator and the largest machine on Earth. A new film, called 'Symmetry' gives us a peek inside the complex machine by combining art and physics in one beautiful choreographed dance.

Geek March 9, 2015

CERN to Relaunch Powerful Collider in March

The Large Hadron Collider is nearly ready to go back online, but what mysteries could the world's largest particle accelerator uncover?

December 12, 2014

Tabletop Compact Particle Accelerator Sets New World Record

Researchers have achieved record-setting energies using an accelerator that can fit on a table. Experts say this can pave the way for compact x-ray lasers and high-energy colliders.

Energy December 9, 2014

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