Neutron Resilience: Engineering Electronics for Fusion Energy Environments

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The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), in partnership with global entities including CERN and EUROfusion, is embarking on a new project examining how electronics hold up under challenging fusion energy conditions. The Joint European Torus (JET) facility, a leading Fusion research facility, looks like a battleground from the...

Antimatter: we cracked how gravity affects it – here’s what it means for our understanding of the universe

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A substance called antimatter is at the heart of one of the greatest mysteries of the universe. We know that every particle has an antimatter companion that is virtually identical to itself, but with the opposite charge. When a particle and its antiparticle meet, they annihilate each other...

Major Upgrade of LHC Completed: Civil Engineering Work Completed Successfully

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It's a big week for science and technology. CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, has announced the completion of the civil-engineering work for the High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC), an exciting upgrade to its flagship collider, the LHC. The latest upgrade promises to take the LHC's capabilities...