CERN Updates

LHC performance reaches new highs

8 Jul 2016 — The LHC has chalked up a series of new records, providing its experiments with a torrent of new data

Want to make a splash? TEDxCERN needs you

6 Jul 2016 — This year’s TEDxCERN invites you to satisfy curious minds worldwide by hosting a webcasting event

Make your own Higgs Boson pizza

5 Jul 2016 — To celebrate the fourth birthday of the Higgs boson announcement CERN invites you to make your own particle-based pizza

New wings give ICARUS flight for second neutrino hunt

4 Jul 2016 — The ICARUS detector is being refurbished at CERN, before being sent to the US in search of sterile neutrinos

Help the Higgs find its siblings

4 Jul 2016 — A new citizen science project gives sofa-scientists the chance to search for previously undiscovered particles

LHCb unveils new particles

1 Jul 2016 — The LHCb collaboration announces the observation of four “exotic” particles from its analysis of the LHC data

First beam enters unique AWAKE experiment

17 Jun 2016 — The first ever beam has been sent through AWAKE as part of the testing and commissioning of the experiment

Happy Birthday SPS!

17 Jun 2016 — 40 years ago this week, the Super Proton Synchrotron accelerated its first particles

LHCP2016: latest results from the LHC experiments

16 Jun 2016 — The LHCP2016 conference presents new physics results on data collected in 2015 at the LHC

CERN and INFN encourage new Italian business network

16 Jun 2016 — CERN and INFN, the Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics, sign BIC agreement to support businesses in developing physics technologies

South Korean artist wins two month COLLIDE residency at CERN

15 Jun 2016 — South Korean artist, Yunchul Kim has won the 2016 COLLIDE Award to spend a two month residency at CERN

Winners of 2016 Beamline for Schools competition announced

13 Jun 2016 — Two teams of high-school students, from Poland and the UK, will travel to CERN in September to conduct experiments using a CERN accelerator beam

Data harvest in the LHC

2 Jun 2016 — Higher intensity beams are circulating in the LHC providing more and more collisions to the experiments

CERN hosts live reddit Q&A on CMS open data

1 Jun 2016 — CERN conducted its fourth reddit AMA to discuss the recent release of 300 terabytes of data from the CMS collaboration

Make music with ATLAS data

26 May 2016 — Newly-launched Quantizer platform transforms ATLAS events into music

CLOUD shows pre-industrial skies cloudier than we thought

25 May 2016 — CERN’s CLOUD experiment points to a cloudier pre-industrial climate in two Nature papers published today

In Theory: Is theoretical physics in crisis?

18 May 2016 — Do recent discoveries mean there’s nothing left? Find out what the future holds for theoretical physics in our final In Theory series installment

Make Lego LHC a reality

10 May 2016 — A design for a Lego LHC needs about 3000 more signatures for Lego to consider it for a new product

The 2016 physics season starts at the LHC

9 May 2016 — The LHC and its experiments are back in action, now taking physics data for 2016

Repairs ongoing on electrical installations at CERN

2 May 2016 — The LHC went into standby on Friday last week following an electrical perturbation at point 8, caused by a small animal


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