CERN Updates

Watch CERN physicists react to Nobel announcement

9 Oct 2013 — Cameras were rolling in CERN's building 40 when members of the ATLAS and CMS collaborations heard the news from Stockholm live yesterday

CERN congratulates Englert and Higgs on Nobel in physics

8 Oct 2013 — The 2013 Nobel prize in physics has been awarded to François Englert and Peter Higgs for their theoretical work on the Higgs boson

Cows, clouds and climate

7 Oct 2013 — The CERN CLOUD experiment has just made a major step forward in the understanding of a critical aspect of our climate

Preparing for tomorrow's big data

4 Oct 2013 — At the ISC Big Data conference last week, Frank Würthwein of the University of California explained how CERN will manage big data in future

Ukraine to become Associate Member State of CERN

3 Oct 2013 — CERN Director-General Rolf Heuer and Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Kostyantyn Ivanovych Gryschenko signed an agreement today

Video: CERN computing through the ages

3 Oct 2013 — A new video from the CERN IT department showcases the evolution of CERN's computing facilities since the 1950s

CERN to host advanced materials and surfaces workshop

2 Oct 2013 — The first Advanced Materials and Surfaces (WAMAS) workshop will take place at CERN in November

ATLAS undergoes some delicate gymnastics

2 Oct 2013 — The LHC’s first long shutdown has provided the opportunity for a major programme of consolidation and improvements on the ATLAS detector

CERN Open Days: 70,000 happy visitors

30 Sep 2013 — Some 70,000 people visited CERN this weekend for the Open Days – and 20,000 of them went underground

CERN Open Days: Follow the action

27 Sep 2013 — If you can’t make it to CERN for the Open Days this weekend, don’t worry! There are a number of ways you can follow the action from home

Explore CERN with Google Street View

26 Sep 2013 — CERN and Google have joined forces to create panoramic virtual tours of the CERN site

Crowd-sourced computing platform reaches one trillion events

20 Sep 2013 — The crowd-sourced physics simulator Test4Theory has reached one trillion simulations of particle collisions in just two years

Big data, big opportunities — for science and for enterprise

20 Sep 2013 — Ahead of this month’s inaugural ISC Big Data conference in Germany, International Science Grid This Week speaks to CERN openlab’s Sverre Jarp

Dream team of web developers to recreate line-mode browser

19 Sep 2013 — Twelve talented web developers have travelled to CERN from all over the world to recreate a piece of web history: the line-mode browser

Watch engineers install a muon detector on CMS

18 Sep 2013 — Engineers have repaired and reinstalled a part of the CMS detector crucial for identifying muons. Watch them at work

Win tickets for two concerts at CERN

16 Sep 2013 — Apply for a lottery for tickets to see the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and the Alan Parsons Live Project live at CERN

Pranksters and cartoon robots take physics to the tweens

13 Sep 2013 — Two media projects, developed with funds from CERN and EUROVISION, are taking fundamental physics to 8-12 year olds. Watch the trailers

CERN releases new version of open hardware licence

9 Sep 2013 — Version 1.2 of the laboratory's open hardware licence is lighter on the users

CERN to produce radioisotopes for health

4 Sep 2013 — Construction began today on the CERN MEDICIS research facility, which will make radioactive isotopes for medical applications

The challenge of keeping cool

3 Sep 2013 — The cryogenic system that cools the LHC's superconducting magnets is the largest and most advanced of its kind


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