Updates for CERN people

Musician Howie Day records love song to physics

23 Jun 2017 — After Howie Day heard a parody of his 2004 single “Collide”, he flew to Switzerland to sing it at the LHC

The crown jewel of the HL-LHC magnets

20 Jun 2017 — The new quadrupole magnets designed for the insertion regions for the LHC upgrade exploit cutting-edge technological innovations

LHC Report: clear skies for the 2017 LHC run

20 Jun 2017 — As the last step before the intensity ramping-up, the week 23 was dedicated for the scrubbing of the beam pipes

Tell us your Higgs stories

20 Jun 2017 — On the 5th anniversary of the Higgs discovery announcement, we will publish your best Higgs stories

Baby MIND moved to East Hall

19 Jun 2017 — Great manoeuvres have been undertaken by two neutrino detectors at CERN: ICARUS and Baby MIND

Computer security: transparency for your privacy

19 Jun 2017 — The Computer Security Team publishes its Digital Privacy Statement

CERN’s new communications strategy for 2017-2020

19 Jun 2017 — The Education, Communication and Outreach group (ECO) are excited to share CERN’s new strategy for communications, which covers the next four years

Keep up to date with CERN’s new website

19 Jun 2017 — Read the web team’s blog for the latest news about CERN’s future home website

Marie Curie, women and science, then and now

19 Jun 2017 — Hélène Langevin-Joliot, physicist and granddaughter of Pierre and Marie Curie, will talk about her career in a traditionally male-oriented profession

Swedish teachers go back to school at CERN

19 Jun 2017 — For the 25th consecutive year, Swedish physics teachers have participated in a programme of lectures and visits at CERN

News from Council

19 Jun 2017 — I would like to share with you some of the highlights of this week’s meetings of the Council and its committees

Two presidential visits to CERN

17 Jun 2017 — On 16 June, CERN welcomed the President of the Republic of Mauritius and the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal

Discover the hidden treasures of CERN’s archive

8 Jun 2017 — 9 June is International Archives Day, an opportunity to browse CERN’s rich archive

Enriching CERN’s heritage object collection

7 Jun 2017 — Around 200 pieces of unique historic importance form CERN’s scientific heritage object collection. It is time to update and enrich it

Birth of the high-energy network

7 Jun 2017 — The CERN Alumni Programme will offer unique networking opportunities for all its members

LHC Report: Moving Fast Forward

7 Jun 2017 — After declaring stable beams, now it’s the period of scrubbing and intensity ramp-up, until 2556 bunches per beam will circulate in the machine

ARIES project kicks off at CERN

6 Jun 2017 — The Horizon 2020 project “Accelerator Research and Innovation for European Science and Society” (ARIES) officially began on 1 May 2017

Computer Security: improve your code with Gitlab CI

6 Jun 2017 — For the sake of software quality, the IT department provides you and your clients with a few simple tools to save precious time and cerebral pain

How will SuShi protect the FCC?

1 Jun 2017 — A new shield septum magnet is being developed to protect the FCC machine from the beam’s extremely high energy

Here’s to a long life for Linac 4!

23 May 2017 — Ten years after it was approved, CERN’s new accelerator is officially inaugurated

LHC Report: setting up for the next season

23 May 2017 — The first collisions with stable beams were delivered to the LHC experiments on 23 May, after three weeks of commissioning with beams

CERN and French space agency CNES start R&D collaborations

23 May 2017 — CERN and the French space agency, CNES, signed an agreement to collaborate on aerospace projects, from big data solutions to satellites

ESA astronauts visit CERN

23 May 2017 — An out-of-this world visit took place at CERN on 12 May

CERN besieged at Royaume du Web

22 May 2017 — CERN attended the Royaume du Web event at Palexpo, a festival that gathered 10 500 YouTube enthusiasts

Who now runs the (programming) world? ICT Girls

22 May 2017 — Girls in ICT Day confirmed what we already knew: girls and women are much needed in the information and communication technologies field

Women in science: breaking the cliché

19 May 2017 — Fabiola Gianotti took part in a panel discussion about the role of women in science

Comp. Security: “WannaCry”? The importance of being patched

19 May 2017 — Mid-May has seen a big weekend for the cyber-threat landscape, as "WannaCry" came onto the scene with a bang

CERN CASTs new limits on dark matter

8 May 2017 — The CAST experiment at CERN announces new limits on the properties of axions, exotic particles that are candidates for dark matter

LHC Report: gearing up the LHC for physics

8 May 2017 — On Saturday, 29 April, two days ahead of schedule, beams were circulating again in the LHC

Behind the scenes of the SPS’s 40th birthday

8 May 2017 — The Super Proton Synchrotron is 40 years old. The CERN Archives brought to light delightful off-stage scenes of the Organization’s history


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