— CERN is helping to align and test a 350-metre column to produce extra-pure argon for a dark-matter search experiment
— During the 2017 LHC special runs, the LHCb experiment collected proton-proton and proton-neon data simultaneously for the first time
— The last components of AWAKE – its electron source, electron beam line and electron spectrometer – have just been installed
— This signals the start of the laboratory’s experimental programme
— CERN was the guest of honour at the Automnales, Geneva’s huge annual fair: ten days of encounters and exchanges with the general public.
— Steven Weinberg’s iconic paper, A Model of Leptons, was published in 1967 and determined the direction for high-energy particle physics research
— The LHC’s 2017 proton run has ended with record luminosity. The special runs will now take place before the winter shutdown.
— CERN, the International Cancer Expert Corps (ICEC) and STFC are developing medical linear accelerators for low- and middle-income countries
— We meet some of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows, on the 150th anniversary of the exceptional scientist’s birth
— During a seminar at CERN, Klaus von Klitzing, the 1985 Physics Nobel Laureate, explained how the definition of the kilogram will be revolutionised
— CERN develops new technologies that have applications not only in particle physics experiments, but also in the aerospace industry