CERN Updates

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

CERN to host tweetup on eve of Open Days

29 Aug 2013 — CERN is organizing a tweetup on Friday 27 September 2013, the eve of the CERN Open Days

One month to go till CERN Open Days

29 Aug 2013 — Check out all the activities – above and below ground – that you can visit at the CERN Open Days

Fermilab's Don Lincoln explains the Higgs field

28 Aug 2013 — In an animated video for the Ted-Ed education network, Fermilab's Don Lincoln explains the Higgs field with an analogy about a cocktail party

Sonata in LHCb: The sound of antimatter

26 Aug 2013 — A new video from LHCb lets you hear particles changing from matter to antimatter and back again

Japanese candidate site selected for linear collider

23 Aug 2013 — A site evaluation committee has recommended a location for the proposed International Linear Collider, if it is built in Japan

LHC data triggers operatic visuals in Berlin

22 Aug 2013 — Data from LHC experiments will trigger visual effects in a new performance at the national opera house in Germany

The centenary of Bruno Pontecorvo

22 Aug 2013 — Far-reaching insights of Italian physicist Bruno Pontecorvo had a big impact on particle physics

Magnet movers: Replacing the last LHC dipoles

16 Aug 2013 — Watch engineers move the final replacement dipole magnets into position on the Large Hadron Collider

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