Interstellar ice in accelerators

The study of ice forming at low temperature on the interstellar dust at the origin of the planetary systems has been carried out by a collaboration among the LERMA Laboratory (Sorbonne, Paris), the CNRS “Laboratoire de Chimie Physique” of the Paris-Saclay University, the CERN of Geneva and the INFN Frascati National Laboratories.

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PHOTOWALK CONTEST 2018 – It’s time to vote!

The voting phase to choose the winner of the 2018 Global Physics Photowalk opened on the 27th of August. The selection by the national juries was concluded and now the popular vote will be decisive for the choice of the three most beautiful pictures of this edition.

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Laboratory summer closure

The Laboratory will be closed for summer holidays from Monday 6th to Friday 17th August. Have a nice holiday!       Translation by Camilla Paola Maglione, Communications Office INFN-LNF 

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A new Director at TIFPA

Giuseppe Battistoni has been appointed as Director of TIPFA (Trento Institute for Fundamental Physics and Application), the national centre of the National Institute for Nuclear Physics of Trento collaborating with the Università di Trento, the Bruno Kessler Foundation and the Health Authority for Health Services of the Province of Trento. Battistoni will take up office on the 2nd of September.

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Hunting for invisible matter

One of the most fascinating frontiers of fundamental physics is undoubtedly the search for dark matter, or that 27% of all the universe matter of which no direct interactions with ordinary matter have been detected.

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