CERN Updates

LIVE: From the LHC tunnel

28 Feb 2018 — Join our scientists live from the Large Hadron Collider tunnel today, 28 February 2018, at 4pm on Facebook

The long road to Linac4

26 Feb 2018 — After two decades of design and construction, CERN’s newest accelerator, Linac4, is on its way to join the LHC injection chain

Fifty years since Charpak revolutionised particle detectors

23 Feb 2018 — In 1968, Georges Charpak invented the Nobel prize-winning multiwire proportional chamber pushing particle physics detection into the electronic era

Collimators: the LHC’s bodyguards

21 Feb 2018 — The LHC shows its teeth each time protons misbehave

First high-precision LHC measurement of W boson mass

12 Feb 2018 — In a paper published today in the European Physical Journal C, the ATLAS Collaboration reports the first high-precision measurement of W boson mass

Odd gluon compounds may be lurking in protons

9 Feb 2018 — Precision results from the TOTEM experiment provide further explanation on proton-proton interactions at high energies

Coding has no gender

5 Feb 2018 — Showcasing female computer programmers from CERN and Fermilab to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

CLIC technology lights the way to compact accelerators

1 Feb 2018 — A new project uses technology originally developed for CERN’s Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) to help build compact X-ray free-electron lasers (XFELs)

Particle physics on the brain

30 Jan 2018 — Methods from theoretical physics are shedding light on the brain’s circuitry

CERN at the World Economic Forum

23 Jan 2018 — CERN's Director-General, Fabiola Gianotti, is co-chairing this week's annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Next piece of puzzle arrives for ProtoDUNE

19 Jan 2018 — A key component for the ProtoDUNE neutrino experiment arrived this week at CERN from the UK

Long-lived physics

18 Jan 2018 — The CMS collaboration closes in on exotic long-lived particles that could get trapped in its detector layers

Lithuania becomes Associate Member State of CERN

8 Jan 2018 — CERN has been officially notified that Lithuania's internal procedures have been approved, following the Agreement signed in June 2017

CERN wishes you Happy New Year 2018

1 Jan 2018 — A New Year rich in progress is looming at CERN

CERN in 2017: a year in images

22 Dec 2017 — A video showcasing the highlights of the year at CERN, with numerous physics results and new installations

Forty years since the first PET image at CERN

21 Dec 2017 — Marilena Streit-Bianchi reminisces about her role in the first PET (positron-emission tomography) image taken at CERN

CMS releases more than one petabyte of open data

20 Dec 2017 — This release includes datasets that were used to discover the Higgs boson

LHC experiments highlight 2017 results

19 Dec 2017 — On 15 December, the LHC experiments ALICE, ATLAS, CMS and LHCb reviewed their recent experimental results

A new compact accelerator for cultural heritage

19 Dec 2017 — CERN and INFN develop a transportable accelerator to help preserve cultural heritage

Arts at CERN’s Collide International award now open

18 Dec 2017 — Arts at CERN has announced a new edition of the Collide International award, in partnership with the UK’s leading media arts centre, FACT


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