03
NOV
2017

Physicists take their science to the visually impaired

The Cockcroft Institute is delivering a brand-new exhibit to give blind and partially sighted people throughout the UK the opportunity to experience the amazing science of CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. Tactile Collider is a first-of-its kind project and includes specially designed act
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14
NOV
2016

Work on LHC published in European Physical Journal C

Understanding how particles such as protons scatter in matter is crucial to the design and operation of beam collimation systems in accelerators like the Large Hadron Collider. These collimation systems remove stray particles that would otherwise cause damage to the accelerator or the
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23
NOV
2015

Designing the Future of the LHC

The Large Hadron Collider has been providing proton-proton, nucleon-proton and nucleon nucleon collisions since it started operations in 2009. Thanks to the data collected by the experiments several contributions have been made to particle physics. Most importantly, a Higgs-like boson
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13
NOV
2015

Cockcroft members celebrate the HL-LHC project moving to the prototyping phase

More than 230 scientists and engineers from around the world, including several from the Cockcroft Institute, met at CERN this October to discuss the High-Luminosity LHC – a major upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) that will increase the accelerator’s discovery potential
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13
JUL
2010

News Item July 2010

Topical Workshop on ‘Longitudinal Beam Profile Measurements’ The exact determination of the time structure of ever shorter bunches in accelerators and light sources like the X-FEL, the ILC or CLIC is of high importance for the successful operation of these next-generation machines. It
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10
MAR
2010

News Items March 2010

 30 March The LHC has 7TeV CM collisions The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN has now achieved proton-on-proton collisions at a 7 TeV centre-of-mass energy and physics data is being collected at the present moment. We at the Cockcroft Institute, having many joint collaborative proj
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04
AUG
2008

News Items August 2008

12 August The Big Bang in Liverpool Liverpool is currently hosting the ‘Big Bang’ exhibit which is aimed at making the physics and engineering of the Large Hadron Collider (http://www.lhc.ac.uk/) accessible to the general public. From now until 22nd September this free exh
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30
MAY
2008

News Items May 2008

30 May The Cockcroft Institute is pleased to announce that the proceedings of the workshop “Polarized Antiproton Beams – How?” held at the Cockcroft Institute from 29 to 31 August 2007 have now been published by the American Institute of Physics as AIP Conference Pro
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