There's more to CERN than the Large Hadron Collider. A series of accelerators work together to push particles to nearly the speed of light.

To 20 Tesla and beyond: the high-temperature superconductors

22 Sep 2017 | Update - For the public | Stefania Pandolfi | High-temperature superconductors have the potential to revolutionise the field of particle physics

Accelerating particles - but not just for the LHC

7 Jul 2017 | Update - For the public | Corinne Pralavorio | The chain of accelerators that prepare beams for the LHC also supplies myriad experiments

How can cubes made of paper help teach particle physics?

29 Jun 2017 | Update - For students & educators | Melissa Kaspar | Harriet Jarlett | AcceleratAR uses paper cubes and an augmented reality app to simulate a particle accelerator to help students learn about particle physics

ARIES project kicks off at CERN

6 Jun 2017 | Update - For CERN people | Jennifer Toes on behalf of the ARIES consortium | The Horizon 2020 project “Accelerator Research and Innovation for European Science and Society” (ARIES) officially began on 1 May 2017

A brand new linear accelerator for CERN

9 May 2017 | Update - For the public | At a ceremony today, CERN inaugurated its linear accelerator, Linac 4, the newest accelerator acquisition since the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

AWAKE: Making waves in accelerator technology

14 Dec 2016 | Update - For the public | Stephanie Hills | The AWAKE experiment has reached an important milestone in the development of a technique that could revolutionise particle accelerator design

Linac 4 reached its energy goal

7 Nov 2016 | Update - For the public | Stefania Pandolfi | CERN’s new linear accelerator (Linac 4) has accelerated a beam up to 160 MeV, its design energy

On Track: The latest news and results for AIDA-2020

1 Jun 2016 | Update - For scientists | Harriet Jarlett | A new bi-annual “On Track” newsletter provides news and results from the AIDA-2020 European project and the wider detector community

CERN launches Physics Beyond Colliders study group

24 May 2016 | Update - For scientists | CERN invites abstract applications for the workshop, which will investigate how CERN's accelerators can help solve questions of particle physics

A great start for the whole CERN accelerator chain

17 May 2016 | Opinion for CERN people | Frédérick Bordry | With physics data-taking under way this week at the LHC, I’d like to take a look at what’s been happening at the rest of the CERN accelerator chain.


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