CERN Updates

Lead ion and proton: Close encounters of the third kind

10 Nov 2016 — For the third time ever the LHC today began colliding beams of protons with lead ions to probe the early universe from which matter emerged

Linac 4 reached its energy goal

7 Nov 2016 — CERN’s new linear accelerator (Linac 4) has accelerated a beam up to 160 MeV, its design energy

CERN at the beginning of everything

7 Nov 2016 — A new exhibition, which hopes to answer, at least in part, questions that have bothered humans for centuries, has recently opened in Vienna

TEDxCERN creates ‘ripples of curiosity’

4 Nov 2016 — CERN hosts its fourth TEDxCERN – “Ripples of Curiosity” – to explore how ideas in science, technology and education are converging and creating waves

ASACUSA improves measurement of antiproton mass

3 Nov 2016 — The ASACUSA experiment at CERN reported new precision measurement of the mass of the antiproton relative to that of the electron

CLOUD experiment sharpens climate predictions

27 Oct 2016 — Measurements of the production rates of atmospheric aerosol particles by CERN’s CLOUD experiment put global climate projections on more solid ground

n_TOF plays hide-and-seek with cosmological lithium

14 Oct 2016 — The n_TOF collaboration has added an important piece to the puzzle of the cosmological lithium problem

ARTS AT CERN announces three new open calls for artists

12 Oct 2016 — Three new calls have been opened for a South Korean, Croatian or Swiss artist

UNOSAT: 15 years of humanitarian mapping

10 Oct 2016 — UNOSAT, a United Nations programme hosted at CERN, celebrates 15 years of vital support to humanitarian work

One month to go until TEDxCERN 2016 “ripples of curiosity”

6 Oct 2016 — Follow TEDxCERN at one of the many live webcast locations, or tune in to the website on 5 November 2016

Ukraine becomes an associate member of CERN

5 Oct 2016 — On 5 October 2016, Ukraine became an associate member State of CERN after the ratification by its Parliament of the agreement

Beamline for Schools 2016: how to be a CERN scientist

4 Oct 2016 — The Beamline for Schools competition gives high-school students the chance to run an experiment on a fully equipped CERN beamline

Looking for charming asymmetries

28 Sep 2016 — New results presented by the LHCb collaboration on the decay of particles containing a “charm” quark delve deeper into the matter-antimatter asymmetry

Great expectations from fewer collisions

22 Sep 2016 — This week, the LHC will ignore its motto of ‘maximum luminosity’, and perform special runs at very low luminosity

Global open access initiative, SCOAP3, set to continue

20 Sep 2016 — After three years of successful operation and growth, CERN announces continuation of global SCOAP3 Open Access initiative for another three

First physics experiment at HIE-ISOLDE begins

9 Sep 2016 — Installation of the second cryomodule at HIE-ISOLDE means unique, upgraded machine is now ready to take physics measurements at higher energies

Romania's flag raised at CERN

5 Sep 2016 — A ceremony was held for the raising of the Romanian flag alongside the flags of CERN’s 21 other Member States

Internaut Day and the World Wide Web

23 Aug 2016 — With people celebrating “Internaut day” on 23 August to mark the World Wide Web’s creation, CERN explores its history

LHC pushes limits of performance

19 Aug 2016 — The LHC performance continued to surpass expectations when this week it achieved 2220 proton bunches

CERN featured as leader in Global Innovation Index

15 Aug 2016 — The Global Innovation Index 2016 report is a leading reference on innovation and uses CERN as an example of a highly successful regional initiative


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