CERN Updates

CERN and Sri Lanka develop partnership

16 Jul 2015 — An agreement that was recently signed between CERN and Sri Lanka will allow more Sri Lankan scientists and teachers to participate in CERN programmes

Discovery of a new class of particles at the LHC

14 Jul 2015 — The LHCb experiment has observed for the first time particles made up of five quarks

LHC back in collision mode

7 Jul 2015 — After a week of preparations for operation at higher intensity, physics data collection has resumed at the LHC

In particular: A new podcast from ATLAS

3 Jul 2015 — Check out a new podcast from particle physicists Tova Holmes and Laura Jeanty that brings you right to the heart of the ATLAS collaboration

Chasing clouds in the LHC

25 Jun 2015 — One week of LHC operation is being devoted to scrubbing the beam pipes to eliminate electron clouds, which can destabilise the beam

Visit CERN sites new to Google Street View

18 Jun 2015 — Google Street Views of many CERN sites are now available directly from Google Maps

OPERA detects its fifth tau neutrino

16 Jun 2015 — Researchers in Gran Sasso, Italy, have detected a tau neutrino in the muon-neutrino beam from CERN

CERN announces winners of 2015 Beamline for Schools contest

15 Jun 2015 — Two teams of high-school students have been selected to travel to the laboratory in September

LHC physicists preserve Native American voices

12 Jun 2015 — Physicists are using LHC detector technology to retrieve Native American music from old recordings

First technical stop for the LHC

11 Jun 2015 — The first planned technical stop of the LHC starts on Monday, with five days of maintenance work scheduled for the accelerator and its experiments

Seeing the invisible: Event displays in particle physics

4 Jun 2015 — From cloud chambers to 3D animations, physicists use a host of ingenious techniques to reveal subatomic particles too tiny to see

LHC experiments back in business at record energy

3 Jun 2015 — The Large Hadron Collider is colliding particles at unprecedented energy, marking the start of the accelerator's second physics run

Live blog: LHC experiments to start taking data at 13 TeV

3 Jun 2015 — Follow all the action live on our blog "LHC Season 2: New frontiers in physics"

LHC Season 2: First physics at 13 TeV to start tomorrow

2 Jun 2015 — On 3 June, experiments at the LHC are set to collect their first physics data in two years, marking the start of the accelerator's second run

LHC Season 2: CERN computing ready for data torrent

2 Jun 2015 — The CERN Data Centre has been upgraded to process the huge amounts of data generated by collisions during Run 2 of the LHC, which starts this week

Smaller LHC collaborations to analyse collisions at 13 TeV

1 Jun 2015 — The MOEDAL, TOTEM and LHCf experiments are preparing to collect data from collisions in the LHC at 13 teraelectronvolts

Major work to ready the LHC experiments for Run 2

29 May 2015 — Next week, the LHC experiments will start taking data for the LHC's second run. Find out how they used the long shutdown to upgrade their detectors

CERN takes to reddit to discuss new energy frontier

29 May 2015 — CERN researchers answered your questions about the birth of the web, data analysis, and the upcoming LHC physics at 13 TeV

First images of collisions at 13 TeV

21 May 2015 — Last night, for the first time, protons collided in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the record-breaking energy of 13 TeV. See the first images

Protons set to collide at 13 TeV to prepare for physics

20 May 2015 — These first collisions at 13 TeV in the LHC are to set up systems that protect detectors from stray particles before they are fully switched on


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