Superconductor technology for smaller, sooner fusion

MIT-Commonwealth Fusion Systems demonstration of new superconducting cable is a key step on the high-field path to compact fusion.

Leda Zimmerman | Plasma Science and Fusion Center • mit
Oct. 13, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: energy industry superconductors research renewable-energy school-of-engineering global faculty collaboration nuclear-science-and-engineering magnets alternative-energy plasma-science-and-fusion-center fusion cern

3 Questions: Philip Harris on first observation of long-predicted Higgs boson decay | MIT News

Seeing Higgs boson decay required “magic-eye” focus; may help physicists understand why the universe has mass.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 28, 2018 ~6 min

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MIT physicists observe electroweak production of same-sign W boson pairs | MIT News

With the aid of the Compact Muon Solenid detector at the Large Hadron Collider, a Laboratory for Nuclear Science-led group seeks to further understand the building blocks of matter.

Scott Morley | Laboratory for Nuclear Science • mit
Feb. 27, 2018 ~3 min

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Particle hunter | MIT News

Now that the Higgs boson has come to light, Markus Klute is looking at physics beyond the Standard Model.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
July 21, 2017 ~10 min

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