NOVEMBER 2014 - Black Hole Gamma-Ray Lightning


Black Hole Gamma-Ray Lightning

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The MAGIC telescopes at La Palma have recorded the fastest gamma-ray flares seen to date, produced in the vicinity of a super-massive black hole. The scientists explain this phenomenon by a mechanism similar to that producing lightning in a storm. This result, with an important Spanish contribution, is published today in Science.

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JULY 2014 - T2K new educational video

The T2K collaboration has released a new educational video describing the experiment and its scientific goals.


JUNE 2014 - T2K sees its first event in antineutrino beam mode


FEBRUARY 2014 - T2K in the Press: Neutrino Experiments Come Closer to Seeing CP Violation

JANUARY 2014 - T2K discovery selected as one of the top 100 science stories of 2013

The discovery of electron neutrino appearance from a muon neutrino beam presented by the T2K international collaboration in June 2013 has been selected as one of the top 100 scientific stories of last year by the Discover magazine of the USA. This is one of the nine outstanding results selected by the magazine in the Mathematics and Physics category.

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JUNE 2013 - The Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE) participates in the Barcelona Science and Technology festival

IFAE will participate in the f(c+t) party, the Barcelona Science and Technology festival, held this week end (14-15 June) in Parc de la Ciutadella. IFAE will contribute showing the ATLAS maquette, several posters explaining the experiments we are involved in, and a homemade (by T. Lux) cloud chamber. For more information follow this link.

NOVEMBER 2012 -Gamma-ray twins strike back

MAGIC telescopes re-start observations of the gamma-ray sky after a full upgrade.

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NOVEMBER 2012 -Dark Energy Camera Dedication Begins Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory

On November 9, 2012, ceremonies on the summit of Cerro Tololo, Chile will mark the dedication of the Dark Energy Camera and the beginning of the 50th anniversary celebration of Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO).

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OCTOBER 2012 - The Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE) has been awarded with a “Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence” distinction

In recognition for its outstanding role in experimental particle physics at international level, the nstitut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE) has been awarded with a “Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence” distinction.

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OCTOBER 2012 - Neutrino paper wins 'La Recherche' prize

The T2K electron neutrino paper has been recognized as the best scientific result of the year by the French journal 'La Recherche'.

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