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LIGO and Virgo announce new detections in updated gravitational-wave catalog
October 29, 2020

After several months of thorough analysis, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration —in which the Galician Institute of High Energy Physics (IGFAE) participates—…

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The black hole always chirps twice: new clues to decipher the shape of these cosmic objects
October 8, 2020

A team of astronomers led by Juan Calderón Bustillo, new gravitational wave researcher at the Instituto Galego de Física de Altas…

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New clues to the origin of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays
October 2, 2020

The Pierre Auger Collaboration, in which IGFAE participates leading Spanish participation, presents the most precise measurements to date on the most…

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The most massive merging of two black holes ever detected
September 2, 2020

LIGO and Virgo have announced the detection of an extraordinarily massive merging binary system: two black holes of 66 and 85…

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LHCb discovers a new type of tetraquark at CERN
July 1, 2020

The LHCb collaboration has observed a type of four-quark particle never seen before. The discovery, presented at a recent seminar at…

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Virgo and LIGO spot a mystery object merging with a black hole
June 23, 2020

Virgo and LIGO, in which IGFAE participates, have announced the discovery of a compact object of about 2.6 solar masses, placing…

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Un superordenador para el CERN con firma gallega
June 9, 2020

La colaboración LHCb aprueba un prototipo de superordenador más potente y eficiente que ha contado con la participación del Instituto Gallego…

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LHCb observes new matter-antimatter differences in B mesons decays
April 6, 2020

Measurements show large matter-versus-antimatter differences in three-pion decays of B mesons, yielding new insights into the strong interaction dynamics that control these decays….

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Particle physics to prevent propagation of plant diseases
March 11, 2020

Researchers from the Galician Institute of High Energy Physics (IGFAE) at USC Jhony Ramírez, Carlos Pajares and Ricardo Rodríguez, in collaboration…

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IGFAE participates in a new gravitational-wave detection
January 7, 2020

On January 6th 2020, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, in which the Galician Institute of High Energy Physics (IGFAE) participates, and the…

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