News for cp3
October 04, 2017
Kip Thorne, Prix Georges Lemaître 2016, wins the Nobel...
On this day of 3 October 2017 Kip Thorne (Caltech) has been awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 jointly with his close collaborators Rainer Weiss (MIT) and Barry C. Barish (Caltech) for “decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves". Kip Thorne, the Feynman professor of theoretical physics at the California Institute of Technology, is...Click to know more
September 20, 2017
CMS observes top quarks in proton-nucleus collisions !
On Monday, 18th of September, at the 10th International Workshop on Top Quark Physics, TOP 2017, in Braga, Portugal, the CMS experiment reported the first observation of the top pair (tt) production using proton-nucleus collisions at 8.16 TeV center-of-mass (c.o.m) energy. The excess of events with...Click to know more
April 04, 2017
Tracing the path from Tevatron to LHC
On Tuesday, 4th of April, at the 25th DIS international workshop in Birmingham, UK, the CMS experiment extended the very first cross section measurement of the top pair (tt) production at 5.02 TeV center-of-mass (c.o.m) energy. The measurement tracks the evolution of the tt cross section as a...Click to know more
December 06, 2016
"In practice" @ CERN - featuring a CP3 member
CERN just launched "In Practice", a series of articles about experimental physicists working on CERN experiments. Our colleague and friend Abideh (Nadjieh) Jafari is one of the first people they met, in the "CP3 office" at CERN....Click to know more
December 06, 2016
Marco Musich awarded
Our CP3 colleague Marco Musich has been awarded an "achievement award" by the CMS Collaboration "For his outstanding contributions to the Alignment and Calibration group"....Click to know more