The LHC has been running very well in the last few weeks, and I can announce, with some anticipation, that the 1-inverse-femtobarn line will be crossed in the next few days. Check it out in the figure below, which shows, together with the delivered luminosity (red line), the one acquired by the CMS experiment (that is, the part acquired with CMS fully operational).
The total bounty available before the next shutdown (end of June) is probably going to amount to 1.3-1.4/fb. Expect exciting new results by ATLAS and CMS for the summer 2011 conferences!
- PHYSICAL SCIENCES
- EARTH SCIENCES
- LIFE SCIENCES
- SOCIAL SCIENCES
Subscribe to the newsletter
Stay in touch with the scientific world!
Know Science And Want To Write?
- ATLAS Higgs Challenge Results
- Radical Rethink: Sugars Are The Only Cause Of Tooth Decay
- The Chicxulub Meteorite Killed The Dinosaurs But Made Forests Great
- It's Almost 2015 - So Where Is My Hoverboard?
- Life After The 125 GeV Higgs: What Is Left Of Two-Higgs Doublet Models
- Genetically Modified Wheat, Without The GMO Drama
- No books for you! City Colleges of Chicago Students.
- "Not a complaint; an accusation. You ridicule Thinkprogress, but publish an article relying on the..."
- "Being self-interested doesn't necessarily, or even usually, equate to acting unethically. OTOH..."
- "Cool. We can see that same effect in my image...."
- "Man, am I glad I don't go to an office where I have to wear two ties...."
- "Please explain what kind of modification you find natural and acceptable. Do you like red grapefruit..."
- Global shift away from cars saves US$100 trillion, eliminates 1,700 MT of CO2 pollution
- 'Smart material' chin strap harvests energy from chewing
- World Alzheimer Report 2014 reveals persuasive evidence for dementia risk reduction
- The Lancet: Scientists use modern forensic techniques to identify most likely cause of King Richard III's death
- Urine HPV test could offer non-invasive alternative to conventional smear, improve screening uptake
Books By Writers Here