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Story Archive

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Experimental Result

Finding the Magic

22 June 2012

An international team of scientists including TRIUMF's Reiner Kruecken have announced success in producing, isolating, and studying the exotic Tin-100 isotope, an atom that is "doubly magic" because it has a special and equal number of protons and neutrons.

Experimental Result

Precise Measurements of Francium Made

12 October 2012

Annika Voss, part of the Laser Spectroscopy Group, writes about a recently completed experiment where the first high-resolution measurement of atomic hyperfine spectra in three new isotopes of Francium were made. 

Experimental Result

Revealing: Science from Art from Science

27 October 2012

Artists in Vancouver have been wrestling with a topic in particle physics; learn about the topic, see their work, and listen to a panel discussion on Nov 1-3 at Emily Carr University at Granville Island.

Experimental Result

With Canadians, T2K Sees Neutrinos Appear

19 July 2013

At today's meeting of the European Physical Society, TRIUMF's Michael Wilking announced a new breakthrough in understanding neutrinos, nature's most elusive particles.

Experimental Result

CERN-ISOLDE Reports Pear-Shaped Nuclei

09 May 2013

CERN's ISOLDE collaboration recently announced progress with analyzing the shapes of heavy, rare isotopes.  TRIUMF's RadonEDM experiment will follow on the heels and is poised for dramatic progress with its Ion-Guide Laser Ion Source.

Experimental Result

AMS Measures Antimatter Excess in Space

04 April 2013

Delving into one of today's greatest mysteries in physics, AMS announced the first results in its search for dark matter.

Student Stories

Carmen's Corner: Protons & Neutrons

13 August 2012

During her last week at TRIUMF, Carmen spent time wtih Conny Hoehr to learn about proton therapy and the PIF & NIF facility. 

Experimental Result

X-Ray Laser Penetrates Stellar Mystery

13 December 2012

Experimental work from TRIUMF fed into a U.S. DOE experiment that has shed light on the role of highly-charged iron isotopes in stellar evolution.

Experimental Result

Higgs Boson: Quo Vadis

12 March 2013

Flashforward! Since the discovery last July, TRIUMF ATLAS and CMS researchers are flourishing with data, analyzing  results, and continue to decipher the Higgs boson particle puzzle.

Student Stories

Emerging Aboriginal Scholars at TRIUMF

31 July 2014

For four years, TRIUMF has been involved with the Emerging Aboriginal Scholars program. This year, TRIUMF hosted two high school students, Genevieve Capilano from North Vancouver and Liam Gamble from Prince Rupert. Read on for accounts of their experience at the lab.