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Conceptual design for a post-LHC future circular collider at CERN

This conceptual design report came out today. It looks like an impressive amount of work and although I am familiar with some of its contents, it will take time to digest, and I will undoubtedly be writing more about it … Continue reading

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2018 Highlights? Seriously?

I’d say 2018 has been “mixed”, at best. Read more at the Cosmic Shambles Network   Note added… maybe I was a bit too negative. At the air quality seems to actually be better now than recently, as can be … Continue reading

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking – review

Back in the Guardian (well, the Observer actually) with a review of Stephen Hawking’s final book . A couple of paragraphs didn’t make the edit; no complaints from me about that, but I put them here mainly for the sake of … Continue reading

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First measurement of the Lyman-alpha lines of anti-hydrogen

The ALPHA experiment (no relation) at the CERN antiproton decelerator has just published the first measurement of the Lyman-alpha lines of anti-hydrogen (a positron bound to an antiproton)¹.  There is an excellent summary of the measurement here, written by Ana … Continue reading

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