Nationaal instituut voor subatomaire fysica

20-08-2015 New XENON100 search method excludes dark matter detection claim

A new XENON100 analysis, published in Science this week, refutes a long-standing claim of dark matter detection. Dark matter is an abundant but unseen matter in the universe considered largely responsible for the gravitational...

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17-08-2015 ALICE precisely compares light nuclei and antinuclei

The ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN has confirmed and put new, 10 to a 100 times better, constraints on the fundamental symmetry known as CPT for light nuclei and antinuclei. This result was published...

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30-07-2015 34ste International Cosmic Ray Conference van start in Den Haag

Vandaag is voor de 34ste keer de International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC) van start gegaan. Zo’n 1000 wetenschappers komen daar bijeen om de nieuwste resultaten op het gebied van astrodeeltjesfysica te bespreken. De...

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28-07-2015 Rob Blokzijl receives prestigious Jonathan B. Postel Service Award

Dr. Rob Blokzijl, a former Nikhef physicist and computer scientist, has been awarded with the Jonathan B. Postel Service Award 2015 by the Internet Society. Blokzijl received the prestigious award for his pioneering work, 25...

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27-07-2015 The latest results from the LHC experiments are presented in Vienna

CERN press releaseGeneva, 27 July 2015. The world particle-physics community has convened in Vienna for the 2015 European Physical Society Conference on High Energy Physics (EPS-HEP2015), where the latest results in the field are...

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