— The production of the new niobium-tin cables for the high-performance superconducting magnets of the HL-LHC is now in full swing at CERN.
— A new bunch injection scheme from the PS to the SPS allowed the LHC to achieve a new peak luminosity record
— As Romania has now become a Member State of CERN, Romanian scientists share their thoughts about this new era of partnership for their community.
— CERN firefighters are working with a research centre in the United States to develop more effective firefighting techniques
— On 19 July, the world-famous, English rock band, Muse, visited CERN before taking centre-stage at Nyon’s Paléo Festival
— On 15 July, CERN welcomed spaceflight participant Anousheh Ansari
— “How dare we censor Internet access?” Let us clarify this.
— Young Turkish student Baris Volkan Gürses visited CERN from 4 to 8 July after winning the prize in the 2015 European Contest for Young Scientists
— Almost ten years after the start of the programme in 2007, the hundredth Gentner Doctoral Student started his PhD at CERN
— CERN and its partners from the EIROforum network participate in the EuroScience Open Forum, Europe’s largest public-facing scientific event
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— Some 142 CERN teams cycled more than twice around the Earth in the thirteenth year of Switzerland’s Bike2Work initiative
— On 13 July, a new exhibition about CERN opens in Milan, Italy, with free entry to those with a CERN access card
— The LHC is off to an excellent start in 2016, having already produced the triple the luminosity production of 2015
— Improvements are coming to CERN’s Wi-Fi service as connectivity is improved in offices, restaurants and meeting rooms
— The LHCb collaboration announces the observation of four “exotic” particles from its analysis of the LHC data
— The new linear accelerator, which from 2020 will be the first link in the accelerator chain, has entered a new stage of its commissioning.
— CERN celebrated the fourth anniversary of the historical Higgs boson announcement with special pizzas
— CERN Clubs Coordination Committee and CERN Staff Association host the ASCERI Mini Atomiades June 2016
— For the next couple of weeks, you will be able to breathe in the free academic world of CERN. But academic freedom also comes with responsibility.
— The ICARUS detector is being refurbished before being sent to the US in search of sterile neutrinos.
— Summertime, and the livin’ is easy… not so for the LHC, which is just entering four weeks of full-on luminosity production.
— CERN’s Vacuum, Surfaces and Coatings group has contributed to the development of vacuum chambers for MAX IV, the new synchrotron in Sweden
— Anne-Sylvie Catherin, head of HR Department, looks back over her years at CERN before taking up her new position at the European Central Bank.
— Sept pompiers du CERN ont été formés à la prise en charge des patients traumatisés.
— On Wednesday, 22 June 2016, recently-recruited staff members and fellows participated in a session in the framework of the Induction Programme.
— CAS Free-Electron Lasers and Energy Recovery Linacs courses were held at DESY
— Why you should be grateful to the Domain Name System at CERN.
— Once again, the CERN Running Club has caused a stir at the Tour du Canton de Genève.
— Knowledge Transfer Fund awarded over six hundred thousand Swiss francs to six projects in 2016.