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MARCH 2015 - Pre-enrolment period for the 2015/16 official Master's Degree in High Energy Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

The second pre-enrolment period for the 2015/16 Official Master's Degree in High Energy Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology will be from March 2nd to May 8th 2015.

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FEBRUARY 2015 - La Caixa-Severo Ochoa pre-doctoral positions available

The "Institut de Física d'Altes Energies" (IFAE) in Barcelona announces the opening of three predoctoral positions for outstanding young graduates interested in working towards a PhD thesis at IFAE.

More information at pre-doctoral positions.

DECEMBER 2014 - 2014 Nishina Memorial Prize to T2K

Takashi Kobayashi (KEK) and Tsuyoshi Nakaya (Kyoto University) from the T2K Collaboration have been awarded the 2014 Nishina Memorial Prize for their contributions to the "Observation of electron neutrino appearance in a muon neutrino beam".

More information at http://www.nishina-mf.or.jp/NishinaMemorialPrize-E.html.

 

DECEMBER 2014 - Ramon Miquel, next director of IFAE

(Versió catalana a sota)

The Governing Board of the Institut de Física d'Altes Energies (IFAE) appointed professor Ramon Miquel as the next director. This opening was advertised internationally, and the appointment was made from the short list recommended by IFAE's external Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Miquel follows in this position Dr. Matteo Cavalli- Sforza, director of IFAE since 2008.

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CERN makes public first data of LHC experiments

See press release at http://home.web.cern.ch/about/updates/2014/11/cern-makes-public-first-data-lhc-experiments.

 

NOVEMBER 2014 - Black Hole Gamma-Ray Lightning

 

Black Hole Gamma-Ray Lightning

(Versió en català al final)

(Versión en español al final)

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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-UH3EwIEIs

 

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

http://t2k-experiment.org/2014/06/t2k-sees-its-first-event-in-antineutrino-beam-mode-2/

 

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

http://physics.aps.org/articles/v7/15

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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