Cian O'Luanaigh

Cian O'Luanaigh was the web editor in the CERN communications group from 2011-2015.

LHC: A proton 'reference' run to prepare for lead

19 Nov 2015 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | The Large Hadron Collider today collided protons at lower energies than usual to pave the way for studying lead-ion collisions

CERN speaks at UN about the laboratory’s cooperation model

3 Nov 2015 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | At the United Nations in Geneva yesterday, CERN representatives discussed their laboratory’s model for international cooperation and science for peace

The birds and the beams: Biodiversity at CERN

21 Sep 2015 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | Dedicated teams of professionals and nature enthusiasts alike are working to preserve the flora and fauna on CERN's diverse sites

Engineers refine protection system for LHC magnets

3 Sep 2015 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | During this week's planned technical stop, engineers modify the electrical system that protects magnet components from high current

LHC progresses towards higher intensities

24 Aug 2015 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | The LHC Operations team is tackling the challenges of a demanding beam regime with a series of rigorous tests

Flavours of Physics: Join the LHCb machine-learning contest

21 Jul 2015 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | Untangle a rare particle decay from the background in LHCb data and you could win up to $7000

In particular: A new podcast from ATLAS

3 Jul 2015 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | Check out a new podcast from particle physicists Tova Holmes and Laura Jeanty that brings you right to the heart of the ATLAS collaboration

Seeing the invisible: Event displays in particle physics

4 Jun 2015 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | From cloud chambers to 3D animations, physicists use a host of ingenious techniques to reveal subatomic particles too tiny to see

Smaller LHC collaborations to analyse collisions at 13 TeV

1 Jun 2015 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | The MOEDAL, TOTEM and LHCf experiments are preparing to collect data from collisions in the LHC at 13 teraelectronvolts

First images of collisions at 13 TeV

21 May 2015 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | 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

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