Updates for CERN people

Happy birthday, Jack Steinberger

25 May 2016 — Jack Steinberger, Nobel Prize in Physics 1988 and one of the pioneers of neutrino research, celebrates his 95th birthday today.

LHC Report: stoat-ally back on track!

17 May 2016 — Electrical equipment that was damaged by the beech marten has been repaired. The LHC is back on track with ever higher beam intensity.

Ransomware: When it is too late...

10 May 2016 — Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts access to the infected computer system

LHC Report: machine commissioning - drawing to a close

26 Apr 2016 — The recommissioning of the LHC is going well: the machine has delivered first pilot Stable Beams collisions.

The Globe is back!

26 Apr 2016 — The Globe of Science and Innovation reopened its doors to the public on Tuesday, 19 April 2016, after almost a year of extensive renovations.

Preparing for the future

26 Apr 2016 — The second annual meeting of the Future Circular Collider (FCC) design study took place from 11 to 15 April in Rome.

Computer Security: what is your identity?

26 Apr 2016 — In the physical world this is fairly clear...

“Shape memory” material provides a solution for the HL-LHC

8 Apr 2016 — A new connection device for vacuum chambers based on Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) rings has been developed for the High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC).

Prototype HL-LHC magnet undergoes testing

7 Apr 2016 — A preliminary short prototype of the quadrupole magnets for the High-Luminosity LHC has passed its first tests.

Computer Security: Mac security: nothing for old versions

1 Apr 2016 — A fundamental pillar of computer security is the regular maintenance of your code, operating system and application software...

Lighting the way: how emergency lights survive radiation

31 Mar 2016 — LHC tunnel are emergency lights are part of an essential safety system if you ever need to evacuate

A new transport hub

23 Mar 2016 — CERN’s new Mobility Centre, allowing you to switch easily from one mode of transport to another, has just been officially opened.

What is it like to work in a diverse organisation like CERN?

23 Mar 2016 — Genevieve Guinot, head of the diversity office, answers some questions about what it is really like to work in a diverse organization like CERN

Computer Security: playing hardball? Unfortunately necessary

22 Mar 2016 — Time and time again, we see PCs and laptops being infected at CERN...

G. Mikenberg honoured by the Sharing Knowledge Foundation

21 Mar 2016 — The Sharing Knowledge Foundation Prize was presented to the ATLAS physicist at a ceremony on 18 March.

Super and ferric: the first HL-LHC component is ready

15 Mar 2016 — The first magnet of the High Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) is ready and working according to specifications.

Power to the LHC

14 Mar 2016 — It’s March already, and time for the LHC to wake up from its short winter break

LHC Report: Back in operation

14 Mar 2016 — With the machine back in their hands since Friday, 4 March, the LHC operators are now performing the powering tests on the magnets.

GOSH! A roadmap for open-source science hardware

12 Mar 2016 — The goal of the Gathering for Open Science Hardware (GOSH! 2016), was to lay the foundations of the open-source hardware for science movement.

New CMS spokesperson

12 Mar 2016 — Fermilab’s Joel Butler will take the reins of the CMS collaboration in September.

From the CERN Web: In theory, SuperKEKB, International Women

12 Mar 2016 — This section highlights articles, blog posts and press releases published in the CERN web environment over the past weeks.

Computer Security: better code, fewer problems

9 Mar 2016 — The origin of many security incidents is negligence or unintentional mistakes made by web developers or programmers.

Ombud’s Corner: that’s not what I meant…

8 Mar 2016 — Have you ever been surprised by a negative reaction to an e-mail communication that you believed to have been efficient, helpful and to-the-point?

Have you heard?… again in 2016!

7 Mar 2016 — 10 March 2016 will be the 19th national day of hearing in France.

CERN Chapter of Mozilla Study Groups launched

29 Feb 2016 — A new Study Group aims to bring CERN people together to share knowledge about programming and collaborate on open-research projects.

Arts@CERN: two guest artists to give a presentation

29 Feb 2016 — The two guest artists Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand will give a presentation in the framework of the Art@CERN programme

A new type of coating to chase the clouds away

26 Feb 2016 — In this week's Bulletin find out how the amorphous carbon coating can be a solution to address the electron cloud issue in view of the HL-LHC upgrade.

The discovery uncovered

15 Feb 2016 — In this week's Bulletin find out how the LIGO and Virgo collaborations announce the direct detection of gravitational waves.

First year of data taking at high energy for MoEDAL

4 Feb 2016 — In this week's Bulletin find out the MoEDAL’s physics programme

Director General attends WEF annual meeting in Davos

28 Jan 2016 — CERN’s Director General contributes to debate on open science at annual gathering of political and business leaders


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