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Re-discovering the Higgs boson in the Cloud

It’s hard to believe that it has already been more than seven years since the discovery of the Higgs boson. Since then, numerous papers have been published by the ATLAS and CMS collaborations measuring the long-awaited particle’s properties in…

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CMS Open data in use

“[...]  The release of data could create a community of users which may be nurtured through regular events organized by CMS.[...]” This is a phrase in the CMS data preservation, re-use and open access policy, which was first approved seven and a…

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RECAST: A framework for reinterpreting physics searches at the LHC

  On 22 of December 2015 a SpaceX rocket launched towards space delivering satellites to low Earth orbit and then, instead of being lost to the depths of the ocean, the rocket’s first stage -- the most expensive component of a rocket -- returned…

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