CERN Updates

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

CERN experiment sees hints of a rare kaon decay

27 Mar 2018 — The NA62 experiment has observed a candidate event of an ultra-rare charged kaon decay

Particle detectors meet canvas

26 Mar 2018 — This year is the European year of cultural heritage, but what does particle physics have to do with art? More than you might think.

Arts at CERN announces the winners of the Collide awards

22 Mar 2018 — Artists from all over the world are invited to spend time at CERN and work alongside particle physicists and engineers

Higgs results take centre stage at annual Moriond conference

19 Mar 2018 — ATLAS and CMS present new measurements of the properties of the Higgs boson

CERN pays tribute to Stephen Hawking

14 Mar 2018 — Theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking, has died on 14 March aged 76.

Accelerator hibernation ends

9 Mar 2018 — As CERN’s winter shutdown draws to a close, watch this video to see what has been going on underground

Making antimatter transportable

7 Mar 2018 — A project called PUMA aims to transport antimatter from one CERN facility to another in order to investigate exotic nuclear phenomena

CERN meets industry at the Big Science Business Forum

5 Mar 2018 — The world’s first Big Science Business Forum gathered 18 of the most advanced big-science organisations together to meet European companies

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


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