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Experimental Result

Understanding Helium

05 February 2012

Recent measurements with TRIUMF's TITAN facility, combined with theoretical modeling from TRIUMF's theory group, push back the frontiers of understanding nuclei--starting with the helium family of isotopes.

Experimental Result

Tc-99m Made on Multiple Cyclotrons

20 February 2012

The TRIUMF-led team announced today at the AAAS meeting that they have successfully produced commercial quantities of the critical medical isotope technetium-99m on existing cyclotrons in two provinces.

Experimental Result

New Record in Weighing the W Boson

23 February 2012

Several TRIUMF researchers are involved in Fermilab's CDF experiment which today announced the world's most sensitive measurement of the mass of the W boson.

Experimental Result

Faster-than-light Neutrinos Under Scrutiny

05 March 2012

The controversial results of the faster-than-light neutrino experiment performed at CERN may be due to GPS technical issues.

Experimental Result

Fermilab Narrows in on the Higgs

07 March 2012

Using different search techniques, physicists at Fermilab see hints of Higgs boson sighting consistent with those from LHC.

Experimental Result

Canadian-led Research Zaps Antimatter

07 March 2012

The ALPHA Collaboration released new results today in Nature. They have successfully manipulated antihydrogen atoms with microwaves. 

Experimental Result

Daya Bay Collab Measures Neutrinos

07 March 2012

The international Daya Bay Collaboration reports on an elusive neutrino property, confirming and enhancing early results from the Canada/Japan measurements from the T2K collaboration.

Experimental Result

Nature Physics Cover: Novel Acceleration

08 March 2012

TRIUMF accelerator physicists contribute to an advance that made the cover of March 2012 Nature PhysicsThe breakthrough pertains to a novel acceleration technique.

Experimental Result

Now THAT's Popular

15 March 2012

Under the leadership of UBC professor Anna Celler, TRIUMF's nuclear-medicine team published an article in "Physics in Medicine and Biology" that has become one of the top-read articles.

Student Stories

AAPS Assists Canadian Students

29 March 2012

AAAS 2012 brought thousands of scientists and hundreds of talented high-school students to Vancouver, thanks to generous support from AAPS.