Updates for CERN people

New LHCb programme: Of vacuum and gas

16 Nov 2015 — In this week's Bulletin find out how a new LHCb programme is delving uncharted waters for the LHC: exploring how protons interact with noble gases

Linac4 ready to hit the 50 MeV mark

2 Nov 2015 — In this week's Bulletin find out how the Linac4 accelerator will reach a milestone energy that will allow the machine to replace Linac2

The Port hackathon develops tech for "children of the night"

16 Oct 2015 — In this week's Bulletin learn how participants at The Port hackathon worked on solutions for children suffering from skin condition

CERN sets stage for teenage scientists

5 Oct 2015 — In this week's Bulletin learn how over 100 CERN people work behind the scenes to support the Beamline for Schools competition

A very cool cooling system for NA62

9 Sep 2015 — The sensor on the NA62 Gigtracker has a cooling system that might become the precursor to a completely new detector technique

AWAKE starts the equipment installation phase

7 Sep 2015 — The proof-of-principle experiment aims to use protons to generate powerful wakefields to accelerate an electron beam

HiRadMat begins testing new HL-LHC Collimator jaw prototypes

4 Sep 2015 — The HiRadMat facility is using SPS beams to test materials and components in extreme conditions

LHC Run 2 – reaching the top of the learning curve

31 Aug 2015 — As the LHC Physics conference gets underway in St Petersburg, it’s a good time to take stock of where things stand with run-2

Hot news at home and abroad

3 Aug 2015 — Data for the LHC experiments, summer conferences, and Pakistan as an Associate Member State

Successful tests of a HL-LHC dipole magnet model

31 Jul 2015 — A superconducting dipole magnet model for the High-Luminosity LHC project has exceeded previously obtained performance levels

Grey Book gets new look

21 Jul 2015 — The CERN Grey Book database, which stores data on the laboratory’s research programme, has been revamped

CERN researchers to perform at Montreux Jazz Festival

6 Jul 2015 — CERN will be back at the Montreux Jazz Festival for its third annual workshop: ‘The Physics of Music and The Music of Physics’ on 9 July at 3pm

Change of mobile phone operator

24 Jun 2015 — On 24 June CERN's mobile phone operator changes; find out what you need to do to make the switch

MAPCERN links to Google Street View

18 Jun 2015 — MAPCERN users can now navigate many CERN sites with the new Google Street View feature

One hundred school kids investigate mystery boxes at CERN

10 Jun 2015 — Primary-school children from the “Be a scientist” project came to CERN to present their findings

Rolf Heuer to become President of SESAME

10 Jun 2015 — The Director-General will begin his mandate after the formal opening of SESAME in late 2016 or the first half of 2017

Support young CERN scientist in FameLab final

4 Jun 2015 — Watch Lillian Smestad of the AEGIS experiment in the FameLab international final today [UPDATE: Smestad wins second place]

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

To tweet or not to tweet?

2 Jun 2015 — Researchers being encouraged to coordinate their online communications with CERN - but why?

Lonely Chairs at CERN turns one

12 May 2015 — Over the past year, the "Lonely Chairs at CERN" photography blog has let the chairs do the talking

CERN Director-General visits SESAME

16 Apr 2015 — Rolf Heuer visited the SESAME laboratory in Jordan on 13 April along with European Commissioner for research, Carlos Moedas

A busy Sunday for the LHC

7 Apr 2015 — The LHC started up again on Sunday for the first time in two years. LHC operators celebrated the smooth restart with champagne and chocolate eggs

LHC restart update

2 Apr 2015 — The first beams could be circulating in the machine sometime between Saturday and Monday

Register for Famelab!

1 Apr 2015 — Are you passionate about communicating about science? Register now for the first Physics FameLab

LHC restart update

24 Mar 2015 — LHC run 2 is coming ever closer, but there will be no beam in the LHC this week

Connecting Worlds: Buddhist Master visits CERN

23 Mar 2015 — Today at CERN His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa discussed science and perception with CERN researchers

The poetry of (POP) science

19 Mar 2015 — Thomas Otto, a TE Departmental Safety Officer, won the English category of the POPScience poetry competition, with three poems inspired by CERN.

A day in the CERN Control Centre

2 Mar 2015 — The CCC is the nerve centre of the CERN beam systems. The people at the five consoles work 24/7 to get everything ready for Run 2.

CERN Openlab enters its fifth phase

16 Feb 2015 — At the start of this year, openlab officially entered its fifth phase, which will run until the end of 2017

Keep calm and share science!

27 Jan 2015 — CERN is organising the first Physics FameLab, to be held on 21 May. Enter the competition now


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