CERN Updates

The Standard Model stands its ground

14 Feb 2017 — The LHCb collaboration presented a new measurement of a rare particle decay, providing another strong confirmation of the Standard Model

Naturally I'm a scientist

11 Feb 2017 — CERN’s female scientists share their stories for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Quark Matter 2017: understanding the early universe

10 Feb 2017 — The LHC experiment collaborations presented their latest results at the Quark Matter conference on how matter behaved in the universe's first moments

New source of asymmetry between matter and antimatter

30 Jan 2017 — CERN’s LHCb experiment has found evidence of a symmetry violation that could contribute to solve the mystery of the missing antimatter

2017: What can we expect?

27 Jan 2017 — CERN’s Director General, Fabiola Gianotti, discusses the opportunities for physics research in the coming year

How can high energy physics help the water shortage?

20 Jan 2017 — CERN is now part of a research project to develop a system for optimised irrigation, based on technologies developed for high energy physics

TEDxCERN “Ripples of Curiosity” videos are now online

20 Jan 2017 — Videos from the 4th annual TEDxCERN event “Ripples of Curiosity” are online and available for viewing

BASE precisely measures antiproton’s magnetic moment

18 Jan 2017 — CERN experiment reports sixfold improved measurement of the magnetic moment of the antiproton

India becomes Associate Member State of CERN

16 Jan 2017 — Official notification that India has ratified the Association Agreement with CERN today

COLLIDE International Award now open for entries

16 Jan 2017 — Arts at CERN and FACT announce their international call for artists to enter submissions for the COLLIDE International Award

First beam for SESAME light source

13 Jan 2017 — The only light-source laboratory in the Middle East celebrates its first beam, a milestone towards running experiments later this year

Happy 2017 from CERN

5 Jan 2017 — As 2017 begins, CERN looks forward to a year full of promise

CERN reminisces on a brilliant 2016

21 Dec 2016 — 2016 has been a year of great highlights for CERN and its experiments, this video looks back on the headlines

The BASE antiprotons celebrate their first birthday

20 Dec 2016 — BASE has kept a shot of antiprotons trapped for more than one year: it is the longest-lived, coldest, known baryonic antimatter object in the Universe

In Practice: What is the future for experimental physics?

20 Dec 2016 — The final installment of In Practice looks at what lies ahead for experimentalists and their field

ALPHA observes light spectrum of antimatter for first time

19 Dec 2016 — In a Nature paper, the ALPHA collaboration reports the first ever measurement on the optical spectrum of an antimatter

Black hole aligns with Sun and CERN telescope

19 Dec 2016 — On 18 December 2016 the sun aligned with the black hole in the centre of the Milky Way, allowing CAST to search for any exotic particles it might emit

Slovenia to enter the Associate Member State family of CERN

16 Dec 2016 — Following the notification of the completion of its internal approval procedures, Slovenia will join Cyprus and Serbia as an Associate Member State

AWAKE: Making waves in accelerator technology

14 Dec 2016 — The AWAKE experiment has reached an important milestone in the development of a technique that could revolutionise particle accelerator design

ATLAS releases first measurement of W mass using LHC data

13 Dec 2016 — ATLAS reports the first measurement of the W boson mass using LHC proton–proton collision data at 7 TeV

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