CERN Updates

Collider physics in Japan

12 Nov 2012 — The 23rd Hadron Collider Physics Symposium 2012 kicks off today in Kyoto, Japan

"Sound sculptor" wins artist's residency at CERN

8 Nov 2012 — The second Prix Ars Electronica Collide@CERN artist's residency has been awarded to American sound-artist Bill Fontana (65)

Public lecture: The International Space Station

6 Nov 2012 — Former manager of the ISS programme William Gerstenmaier will talk about the space station in the CERN Globe this evening

Public lecture: Dance and physics

6 Nov 2012 — To mark the end of his residency as CERN's artist in residence, choreographer Gilles Jobin will talk about "Collisions between dance and physics"

Public lecture: The Voyager probes

5 Nov 2012 — Edward Stone, project scientist for the Voyager probes since 1972, will talk in the CERN Globe at 8pm CEST

What else could this boson be?

1 Nov 2012Symmetry has more on what the Higgs-like particle, announced at CERN on 4 July, could be

The space adventure comes to a conference at CERN

30 Oct 2012 — The 4th International Conference on Particle and Fundamental Physics in Space (SpacePart12) will take place at CERN from 5 November to 7 November 2012

ALICE plans future upgrades

25 Oct 2012 — A smaller beam pipe and a redesign of the tracker systems are among the upgrades the ALICE experiment will deploy during the long shutdown of the LHC

James Gillies wins Global Business Communicator of the year

22 Oct 2012 — CERN's head of communications James Gillies was awarded the Global Business Communicator of the year award at an event in Mumbai, India on Friday

Students screen CERN technologies

19 Oct 2012 — Thirty-one students evaluated the market potential of three CERN technologies this week as part of a collaboration with their Norwegian university

Wilton Park: Science, theology and the big bang

18 Oct 2012 — Scientists from CERN examined the common ground between science, philosophy and theology at a Wilton Park meeting this week

A summer of (physics) code

16 Oct 2012 — This summer, seven young coding wizzes contributed to CERN projects through the Google Summer of Code program

Bringing particle physics to the Frankfurt Book Fair

11 Oct 2012 — CERN is showcasing its science at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany from 10-14 October

ESO celebrates its 50th anniversary

5 Oct 2012 — The European Southern Observatory, founded on 5 October 1962, has close links with CERN

A major step forward for open-access publishing

1 Oct 2012 — Representatives from 29 countries are meeting at CERN today to launch the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics

LHC Grid tackles 270-year-old maths problem

27 Sep 2012 — The Worldwide LHC Computing Grid is taking on a mathematical conjecture first written down by Christian Goldbach in 1742

Agnieszka Zalewska elected president of CERN council

20 Sep 2012 — The polish physicist will serve for a period of one year renewable twice, with a mandate starting on 1 January 2013

ATLAS Virtual Visits wins Digital Communication Award

18 Sep 2012 — The project was awarded "Best Online Event" at an awards ceremony in Berlin, Germany, last week

LHC experiments already planning for long shutdown

18 Sep 2012 — ALICE, ATLAS, CMS and LHCb are looking ahead to the 20-month shutdown from February 2013

LHC collides protons with lead ions for the first time

13 Sep 2012 — The switch - a test for a longer proton-lead run scheduled for January to February 2013 - presented numerous technical challenges

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