CERN Updates

Baby MIND born at CERN now ready to move to Japan

13 Oct 2017 — The Baby MIND neutrino detector, after being assembled and tested at CERN, is now ready to be shipped to Japan

For one day only LHC collides xenon beams

12 Oct 2017 — The LHC is operating for several hours with the nuclei of xenon atoms

Beamline for Schools 2017: a successful story continues

10 Oct 2017 — Two high-school teams from Italy and Canada had the opportunity to conduct their own experiments at a fully-equipped CERN beamline

Waves of congratulations for the Nobel Prize

3 Oct 2017 — The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne for the detection of gravitational waves

ATLAS and CMS celebrate their 25th anniversaries

2 Oct 2017 — On 1 October 1992, the newly formed ATLAS and CMS collaborations both submitted letters of intent for the construction of their detectors

Tonight: Researchers’ Night at CERN

29 Sep 2017 — Tonight, CERN will be open to the general public to celebrate science

LHC rocks the seesaw model

26 Sep 2017 — CMS experiment delves into the mystery of neutrino masses

The melody of magnets

25 Sep 2017 — On the occasion of the EUCAS 2017 conference, superconducting magnets and cavities were turned into musical instruments

To 20 Tesla and beyond: the high-temperature superconductors

22 Sep 2017 — High-temperature superconductors have the potential to revolutionise the field of particle physics

Next stop: the superconducting magnets of the future

21 Sep 2017 — Intensity tests have been successfully completed on the FRESCA2 magnet. It will serve as a test bench for the development of more powerful magnets

CERN openlab tackles ICT challenges of High-Luminosity LHC

21 Sep 2017 — CERN openlab has published a white paper identifying the major ICT challenges that face CERN and other ‘big science’ projects in the coming years

Detectors: unique superconducting magnets

20 Sep 2017 — The third article in our series on superconductors takes us to the heart of the detectors and their extraordinary and powerful magnets

Superconductors boost acceleration

19 Sep 2017 — The use of superconducting material has enabled the development of more powerful accelerating cavities

The magic of superconductors in the spotlight

18 Sep 2017 — Today marks the start of the EUCAS 2017 conference on superconductivity. We reflect on how high-energy physics developed this super-technology

The science (and showers) of Sudbury Neutrino Observatory

14 Sep 2017 — Art McDonald spoke at CERN on the science of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) and SNOLAB

Charmonium surprise at LHCb

13 Sep 2017 — LHCb presented a measurement of the masses of two charmonium particles, with a precision that is unprecedented at a collider for this type of particle

TED-Ed: Emptying the vacuum

12 Sep 2017 — An animation made with TED-ED to explore empty space and why it is important for experiments at CERN

Constructive interference: CERN and gravitational waves

4 Sep 2017 — CERN scientists welcomed the LIGO/Virgo gravitational waves community to look for synergies for future technologies

European XFEL: World’s most powerful X-ray source starts up

1 Sep 2017 — The European X-ray Free-Electron Laser in Germany, inaugurated today, showcases the impact of particle accelerators outside physics

Webcast: Gravitational waves give new window to cosmos

29 Aug 2017 — David Reitze, Director of LIGO, will speak at CERN on how the observation of gravitational waves changes our understanding of the universe

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