CERN Updates

New Swiss banknote features CERN

15 Aug 2018 — The new Swiss 200 franc note, issued on 22 August 2018, is inspired by science, and in particular the science of matter: particle physics

Vote for your favourite picture from the CERN Photowalk

10 Aug 2018 — A jury from CERN has chosen the 20 best photos from the event.

New measurement of particle’s lifetime intrigues physicists

8 Aug 2018 — A new measurement by the LHCb collaboration of the lifetime of a particle known as the charmed omega is inconsistent with previous estimates

A nature-lover’s guide to CERN

2 Aug 2018 — Nature maintains a foothold amidst the tangle of CERN’s industrial infrastructure

The invisible structure providing Open Access in HEP

30 Jul 2018 — Nearly 90% of High-Energy Physics publications are funded by SCOAP³

LHC accelerates its first “atoms”

27 Jul 2018 — Lead "atoms" with a single remaining electron swirl around the Large Hadron Collider

CERN’s International High-School Teacher Programme turns 20

24 Jul 2018 — Officially set up in 1998, the teacher programmes bring hundreds of teachers to CERN each year

LHC experiments present latest results at ICHEP

19 Jul 2018 — This year’s International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP) took place in Seoul, South Korea, on 4–11 July

CERN supports new business incubation centre in Switzerland

11 Jul 2018 — A new business incubation centre in Switzerland marks the tenth centre to help businesses take CERN technology and expertise to the market

First 3D colour X-ray of a human using CERN technology

10 Jul 2018 — First human scanned with next–generation 3D colour scanner using CERN technology

ISOLDE mints isotopes of chromium

6 Jul 2018 — CERN’s ISOLDE facility has produced neutron-rich chromium isotopes, which have been weighed by the ISOLTRAP precision balance

Opinion: We need to talk about the Higgs

4 Jul 2018 — It is six years ago that the discovery of the Higgs boson was announced, to great fanfare in the world’s media, as a crowning success of CERN’s LHC

Technologies for CLIC and beyond

2 Jul 2018 — Technologies developed for the Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) project promise smaller accelerators for applications outside high-energy physics

ISOLDE peers into the world of DNA

22 Jun 2018 — Researchers at CERN’s ISOLDE facility have used an ultrasensitive variant of NMR spectroscopy to study DNA interactions

Filipino and Indian students win 2018 BL4S competition

20 Jun 2018 — The Beamline for Schools contest is open to high-school students from around the world who want to experience the life of a scientist

Exploring future medical accelerators for cancer treatment

20 Jun 2018 — This week, worldwide experts are gathering to explore future medical accelerators for treating cancer

Major work starts to boost the luminosity of the LHC

15 Jun 2018 — A ground-breaking ceremony celebrates the start of the civil-engineering work for the High-Luminosity LHC

Dive into the subatomic world at Art Basel

13 Jun 2018 — HALO, an artwork conceived during the artists’ residency at CERN and inspired by ATLAS data will be exhibited from 13 to 17 June at Art Basel.

Big data and social media

12 Jun 2018 — American Internet pioneer Vint Cerf presented “Big data and social media” at CERN

Neutron stars cast light on quark matter

7 Jun 2018 — The first observation of a neutron-star merger by the LIGO and Virgo collaborations has allowed researchers to improve the theory of quark matter

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