Tag Archives: AWAKE

First ever acceleration of electrons in a proton-driven plasma wave

Turning out to be a busy August in physics. This breakthrough was just published in Nature: Nature news and the paper itself (open access, hurrah!). Really nice, extensive summary from CERN by Achintya Rao As you can see from the Nature News … Continue reading

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LHC Upgrade and the AWAKE Experiment

Interview on BBC Radio 4 Inside Science. Matthew Wing @ucl introduces @AdamRutherford @m000sh to AWAKE – a @CERN experiment that could revolutionise design of future particle accelerators. Coming to a radio near you soon @bbcradio4 #InsideScience #UKatCERN pic.twitter.com/1uxsEHq01B — STFC … Continue reading

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A new CERN experiment targets even higher energies (eventually)

At the Guardian.

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