CERN Updates

François Englert talks Higgs bosons and supersymmetry

10 Mar 2014 — On his first trip to CERN since sharing the Nobel prize in physics last year with Peter Higgs, François Englert talks Higgs bosons and supersymmetry

CERN voices, for International Women's Day

7 Mar 2014 — On the occasion of International Women's Day (8 March), voices from the CERN community share their views on diversity and collaboration

Tool developed at CERN makes software citation easier

5 Mar 2014 — Source code from the popular software-development site GitHub can now be preserved and cited through the CERN-hosted online repository Zenodo

Microelectronics at CERN: from infancy to maturity

4 Mar 2014 — The start of the LAA project in 1986 propelled electronics at CERN into the era of microelectronics

A Nobel laureate's formula for the universe

26 Feb 2014 — Watch François Englert explain the equations for the Brout-Englert-Higgs mechanism that gives particles mass, with the help of a blackboard

Test Storage Ring could find new life at ISOLDE

25 Feb 2014 — A particle accelerator from Heidelberg, Germany – the Test Storage Ring - may not be going into storage after all

CERN History: Giant magnets come to CERN in the 1950s

24 Feb 2014 — In CERN's 60th year, we look back at some of its historic moments. Here magnet coils for the Synchrocyclotron make their journey to Geneva in 1955

Taking biomedical research at CERN to the next level

20 Feb 2014 — The head of CERN's Medical Application Programme addresses a medical conference 60 years after the first use of protons to treat cancer

CERN takes 60th anniversary celebrations to member states

14 Feb 2014 — To celebrate the Organization's 60th anniversary, a variety of events are planned in members states – learn more on the cern60 website

Some CLIC with your free-electron laser?

14 Feb 2014 — The CLIC study could transfer its X-band expertise to light sources and medical applications

In pictures: Access to the last LHC splice

11 Feb 2014 — A team composed of CERN staff, industrial support and mechanics from Pakistan have given access to the last LHC splice for inspection

Physics meets medicine at ICTR-PHE conference

10 Feb 2014 — From 10 to 14 February in Geneva, physicists, medical doctors and life-science experts will discuss innovative techniques in the fight against cancer

SESAME breathes new life into LEP cavities

5 Feb 2014 — Radiofrequency cavities built for the Large Electron Positron Collider are finding use on the SESAME project

Today in 1971: First proton-proton collisions

27 Jan 2014 — On 27 January 1971 beams of protons collided in the Intersecting Storage Rings for the first time

Labs work together toward higher-energy LHC

27 Jan 2014 — Researchers who need to test parts for experiments at the Large Hadron Collider are taking advantage of Fermilab's Test Beam Facility

Antimatter experiment produces first beam of antihydrogen

21 Jan 2014 — The ASACUSA experiment at CERN has succeeded for the first time in producing a beam of antihydrogen atoms

Fifty years of quarks

17 Jan 2014 — Fifty years ago, two physicists independently proposed the existence of the subatomic particles known as quarks

Israel raises flag at CERN

15 Jan 2014 — At a ceremony today at CERN, the Israeli flag was hoisted for the first time to join the other 20 flags of the organization’s member states

Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda wins residency at CERN

14 Jan 2014 — The third Prix Ars Electronica Collide @ CERN was today awarded to the Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda

The importance of OpenStack for CERN

8 Jan 2014 — Tim Bell of the IT department explains the role OpenStack plays in enabling CERN to flexibly tailor its computing resources to meet demand

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