CERN Updates

Retired MRI scanner gets new life studying the stars

4 Apr 2017 — Magnet from re-commissioned Australian MRI scanner used to help scientists understand star explosions

Ancient particle accelerator discovered on Mars

1 Apr 2017 — CERN and NASA scientists today revealed the presence of the largest particle accelerator ever built

Webcast: How does CERN power UNOSAT's humanitarian efforts

31 Mar 2017 — On 31 March 2017 at 11:00 the manager of UNOSAT, will give an overview of the variety of activities carried out by the organisation since 2001

Silicon sandwiches feed LHC’s upgraded collision appetite

29 Mar 2017 — CMS high-luminosity LHC upgrade requires new silicon sensors, to better distinguish between particles from multiple collisions

Cosmic collisions at the LHCb experiment

27 Mar 2017 — What happens when protons in cosmic rays collide with helium nuclei? The LHCb experiment is on the case

Raising the (G)bar for antimatter exploration

17 Mar 2017 — What is the effect of gravity on antimatter? A new experiment at CERN is preparing to join the quest to find the answer to this question in physics

CERN: ideal for entrepreneurship, for those who take a leap

17 Mar 2017 — How CERN is an ideal place to explore and nurture new business ideas and to foster an entrepreneurial spirit

LHCb observes an exceptionally large group of particles

16 Mar 2017 — In what is an exceptional observation, the LHCb experiment at CERN has discovered a new system of five particles in a single analysis

Here’s what open-heart surgery at the LHC looks like

14 Mar 2017 — See in images how the “heart” of the CMS detector, its Pixel Tracker, was replaced

Open-heart surgery for CMS

3 Mar 2017 — This week the CMS collaboration is replacing the heart of its detector: its tracking system

The Standard Model stands its ground

14 Feb 2017 — The LHCb collaboration has 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


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