CERN Updates

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

Destination Serbia: a new life for CERN's servers

5 Dec 2012 — Servers from CERN's computer centre are sent to Serbia where they will be re-used by students and researchers

Exchanging knowledge with industry on superconducting tech

4 Dec 2012 — A 2-day workshop is bringing together CERN researchers and companies developing innovative superconducting technologies

Centenary of the birth of Wim Klein, CERN's first computer

4 Dec 2012 — Before electronic computers were widely available at CERN, a Dutchman called Willem "Wim" Klein performed astonishing feats of mental arithmetic

QuarkNet physics-education programme gains global reach

3 Dec 2012 — A professional-development programme created in the US to help teachers explain particle physics has caught on across the world

ENLIGHT: Ten years on

29 Nov 2012 — The European Network for Light Ion Therapy (ENLIGHT) was founded ten years ago to build a community of professionals in the field of hadrontherapy

Google Science Fair winner visits CERN

27 Nov 2012 — Grand Prize winner Brittany Wenger visited key sites including the Antiproton Decelerator and the Computing Centre

Contributing to LHC science (transatlantic travel optional)

27 Nov 2012 — Physicists can participate in the CMS experiment round the clock from a remote operations centre at Fermilab, near Chicago in the US

Llewellyn Smith talks CERN, SESAME, and a Higgs-like boson

26 Nov 2012 — Last week, on the occasion of his 70th birthday, ex-Director-General Chris Llewellyn Smith talked to the CERN visual media service

ATLAS prepares for upgrades

22 Nov 2012 — The ATLAS collaboration is preparing a series of upgrades to their detector for the coming long shutdown of the LHC

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