CERN Updates

Higgs boson comes out on top

4 Jun 2018 — New results from CMS and ATLAS experiments reveal how strongly the Higgs boson interacts with the heaviest known elementary particle, the top quark

FRESCA2: a record field for an extraordinary magnet

1 Jun 2018 — The FRESCA2 magnet, which will serve as a test station for the superconductors of the future, has set a new record of 14.6 teslas

From CERN to the clinic

29 May 2018 — At a seminar at CERN today, Ron Heeren describes how CERN’s Timepix read-out chip might in the future be found in surgery rooms

World’s first crabbing of a proton beam

25 May 2018 — CERN successfully tests crab cavities, a key component of the High-Luminosity LHC

Long live the doubly charmed particle

25 May 2018 — A year after the discovery of a new doubly charmed baryon, LHCb announces the measurement of its lifetime

Samuel Ting to present latest results from AMS

24 May 2018 — At a seminar at CERN today, Nobel Prize winner Samuel Ting will deliver the latest results from the AMS experiment

OPERA presents its final results on neutrino oscillations

22 May 2018 — All data are publicly available on the CERN Open Data portal

A bumper crop of LHC results at Quark Matter 2018

18 May 2018 — The main LHC collaborations present a wealth of new results at this year’s Quark Matter conference

Using CERN technology for medical challenges

8 May 2018 — A healthcare kit for remote conditions and a screening system for anti-cancer pharmaceuticals are the winners of the first CERN Medtech:Hack

Are you up for the TrackML challenge?

7 May 2018 — Can machine learning assist high-energy physics in discovering and characterising new particles?

CERN launches a new careers website

2 May 2018 — An all-new user- and mobile-friendly CERN careers website launches today, find out more at

Honey, I shrunk the vacuum chambers!

2 May 2018 — A new technique developed at CERN will allow electron synchrotrons to operate at higher energies by reducing the diameter of the beam pipes

The 2018 data-taking run at the LHC has begun

30 Apr 2018 — The LHC operators hope to break last year’s record for total proton-proton collisions delivered to the experiments

LIVE: Inside CERN’s antimatter factory

26 Apr 2018 — On Thursday 26 April 2018 at 4pm CEST, join the CERN Facebook live from our unique Antiproton Decelerator

Crabs settled in the tunnel

22 Apr 2018 — After several years of preparatory work, the first crab cavity prototypes have been installed in the SPS tunnel and are ready for testing

CERN’s SPS experiments restart

19 Apr 2018 — Experiments resume at CERN’s second-largest accelerator, the Super Proton Synchrotron

First LHC test collisions of 2018

12 Apr 2018 — The Large Hadron Collider has initiated the collision of proton beams for the first time this year

A new era of precision for antimatter research

4 Apr 2018 — The ALPHA experiment at CERN has measured a light-induced transition in antihydrogen with unprecedented precision

“Humpty Dumpty” particle discovered

1 Apr 2018 — It’s no yolk: the LHCb experiment has discovered the smallest lump of glue that holds matter together.

Beams are back in the LHC

29 Mar 2018 — Protons have been circulating in the Large Hadron Collider since Friday 30 March, marking the start of the machine’s seventh year of operation


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