CERN Updates

A bouquet of options: Higgs factory ideas bloom

21 Nov 2012 — Proposals to build colliders that churn out the new Higgs-like particle are gathering momentum. But what would these colliders look like?

Seminar in honour of Chris Llewellyn Smith

20 Nov 2012 — An all-day seminar at CERN today will celebrate the career of the ex-Director-General of CERN

Clinical trials using carbon ions begin at CNAO

16 Nov 2012 — This week, for the first time at the CNAO hadrontherapy centre in Italy, a beam of carbon ions was used to treat a cancer patient

LHCb presents evidence of rare B decay

12 Nov 2012 — At the Hadron Collider Symposium in Kyoto, LHCb presented a 3.5-sigma result for a B0S particle decaying into two muons

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


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