CERN Updates

CERN surprises Swiss expo visitors

21 Nov 2017 — CERN was the guest of honour at the Automnales, Geneva’s huge annual fair: ten days of encounters and exchanges with the general public.

50 years since iconic 'A Model of Leptons' published

20 Nov 2017 — Steven Weinberg’s iconic paper, A Model of Leptons, was published in 1967 and determined the direction for high-energy particle physics research

Record luminosity: well done LHC

13 Nov 2017 — The LHC’s 2017 proton run has ended with record luminosity. The special runs will now take place before the winter shutdown.

Combatting cancer in challenging environments

9 Nov 2017 — CERN, the International Cancer Expert Corps (ICEC) and STFC are developing medical linear accelerators for low- and middle-income countries

Marie Skłodowska-Curie: more alive today than ever

7 Nov 2017 — We meet some of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows, on the 150th anniversary of the exceptional scientist’s birth

How much does a kilogram weigh?

2 Nov 2017 — During a seminar at CERN, Klaus von Klitzing, the 1985 Physics Nobel Laureate, explained how the definition of the kilogram will be revolutionised

From Earth to space: developing radiation-tolerant systems

1 Nov 2017 — CERN develops new technologies that have applications not only in particle physics experiments, but also in the aerospace industry

Happy Dark Matter Day

31 Oct 2017 — While 31 October may mean Halloween to some, to laboratories around the world it means Dark Matter Day

LHC reaches 2017 targets ahead of schedule

30 Oct 2017 — With 19 days still to go, the LHC has reached its 2017 production target, delivering more than 45 inverse femtobarns to the experiments

Xenon in the SPS: First tests for a photon factory

27 Oct 2017 — Partially ionised xenon atoms have been accelerated in the SPS to test a new gamma-ray source concept

From the web to a start-up near you

26 Oct 2017 — Twenty years ago, in 1997, CERN set up a reinforced policy and team to support its knowledge- and technology-transfer activities

Webcast: How does collaboration shape innovation?

25 Oct 2017 — Live from IdeaSquare, CERN's innovation centre, from 13:00 on October 25 2017

Meet the DUNEs

23 Oct 2017 — Meet the two prototypes under construction at CERN for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment

ATLAS and CMS join forces to tackle top-quark asymmetry

20 Oct 2017 — Top marks for the Standard Model as LHC experiments ATLAS and CMS study the subtle behaviour of the heaviest particle

A more precise measurement for antimatter than for matter

19 Oct 2017 — The BASE collaboration breaks its own precision measurement record of antiproton’s magnetic moment

Meet ISOLDE: Where did it all begin?

16 Oct 2017 — The first in our series to celebrate 50 years of physics at CERN’s oldest experiment, the ISOLDE facility

Meet ISOLDE: Targeting new discoveries

16 Oct 2017 — What is a target and how is it built? The second article in a series celebrating 50 years of physics at CERN’s longest running experimental facility

Meet ISOLDE: Fresh faces bring fresh ideas

16 Oct 2017 — To celebrate 50 years of ISOLDE physics, the third article in our series looks at how people shape the facility and the importance of low-energy beams

Meet ISOLDE: Future physics with HIE-ISOLDE

16 Oct 2017 — In the fourth part of our series, celebrating 50 years of physics at ISOLDE, we look at the almost-complete HIE-ISOLDE upgrade

Meet ISOLDE: What can ISOLDE do for cancer research?

16 Oct 2017 — For the final part of our series celebrating 50 years of physics at ISOLDE, we see what impact research at ISOLDE can have on society


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