CERN Updates

Helix Nebula project passes proof-of-concept

24 Jan 2013 — Now half way through its pilot phase, the Helix Nebula project is moving ahead with new organizations coming on board

Students! Apply now for CERN's Summer Student Programme

23 Jan 2013 — There are only five days left to apply for the chance to join CERN as a summer student in Geneva, and work on some of the world's biggest experiments

ALICE scrutinizes proton-lead run for quark-gluon plasma

22 Jan 2013 — The ALICE experiment will be watching the collisions closely to tease out the effects of lead ions from the effects of the plasma

Protons smash lead ions in first LHC collisions of 2013

21 Jan 2013 — Accelerator team declares "stable beams" as lead ions collide with protons in first LHC physics beams of 2013

Lead-proton run: CMS prepares to receive collisions

18 Jan 2013 — Preparations have been progressing steadily at CMS to receive collisions between protons and lead ions

Preparing the LHC for the lead-proton run

16 Jan 2013 — For the last run before the two-year shutdown, the LHC is going beyond its original design specification and will collide protons with lead ions

Antimatter experiments present progress

15 Jan 2013 — At CERN today, the experiments at the Antiproton Decelerator presented updates on their work in 2012, and their hopes for 2013

Medical imaging network passes midterm review

11 Jan 2013 — At CERN today, European Commission representatives gave the green light to the continuation of the ENTERVISION network for imaging in particle therapy

Highlights from CERN in 2012

21 Dec 2012 — A Higgs-like boson, more new particles and record performance at the LHC: 2012 has been good to CERN

This month in 1991: The web spreads beyond CERN

20 Dec 2012 — Twenty-one years ago this month, physicists at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) installed the first web server outside of Europe

TIME honours Fabiola Gianotti and the Higgs-like boson

19 Dec 2012 — TIME magazine today named ATLAS spokesperson Fabiola Gianotti as a runner-up for Person of the Year. A certain Higgs-like boson was also mentioned...

Video: Colliding particles episode 11 - Higgs

19 Dec 2012 — This episode of the Colliding Particles series looks back at the July Higgs search update

Wilton Park report published

19 Dec 2012 — October's Wilton Park meeting brought CERN physicists together with philosophers and theologians. The report from the meeting is now available

CERN DG meets with Ban Ki-moon

18 Dec 2012 — Following CERN's accession to status of observer to the UN General Assembly, Rolf Heuer met with Ban Ki-moon in New York

LHC proton run ends with new milestone

17 Dec 2012 — Remarkable first three-year run of the world’s most powerful particle accelerator crowned by a new performance milestone

CERN granted status of observer to the UN General Assembly

14 Dec 2012 — Today the United Nations General Assembly in New York adopted a resolution granting CERN observer status

LHC and experiments give round-up of first three years

13 Dec 2012 — Highlights included sensitive searches for new physics, the decay of a Bs meson, quark-gluon plasma and insights on the structure of the proton

Webcast: LHC experiments present status update

13 Dec 2012 — The LHC experiments will each give a brief presentation in the CERN auditorium today. Watch the webcast

CMS reaches 200th paper published with LHC collision data

12 Dec 2012 — See the interactive plot of papers published by the CMS collaboration since January 2010

Fundamental Physics Prize honours ATLAS, CMS and LHC

11 Dec 2012 — Seven leaders of the LHC, CMS and ATLAS projects will share a $3m prize for advancing knowledge of the universe

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