CERN Updates

Webcast: Discovery machines and future colliders

14 Apr 2016 — This week sees leaders in the fields of physics and engineering meet to discuss the future of particle accelerators

Too quiet to hear a particle drop

11 Apr 2016 — Quiet beams declared in the LHC as the first test collisions are made

Physics on the money

6 Apr 2016 — New Swiss banknotes to feature imagery inspired by physics

The Republic of Cyprus becomes CERN Associate Member State

5 Apr 2016 — On 1 April 2016, the Republic of Cyprus became an Associate Member State of CERN in pre-stage to Membership

Sonified Higgs data show a surprising result

1 Apr 2016 — Scientists at CERN have made a surprising discovery after sonifying Higgs boson data

Return of the LHC – season 2 continues

29 Mar 2016 — The LHC has introduced beam for the first time since the year-end technical stop began in December 2015

More(iond) data needed

22 Mar 2016 — Particle hunting is in full swing as LHC experiment collaborations have come up with dozens of fresh results at a meeting for particle physicists

In Theory: Why are theoreticians filled with wanderlust?

22 Mar 2016 — Fasten your seatbelts for a grand world tour in the fourth installment of our 'In Theory' series

The LHC wakes up from its winter break

21 Mar 2016 — An update on the maintenance work that’s been carried out on the LHC, the experiments and the machines during the year-end technical stop

In Theory: Are theoreticians just football fanatics?

15 Mar 2016 — In the third feature article of the In Theory series the theoreticians discuss what made them choose their field

Showcasing high-energy women

8 Mar 2016 — For International Women’s day 2016, CERN showcases some of the women from the six decades of CERN’s history

In Theory: Why bother with theoretical physics?

2 Mar 2016 — In the second feature of our In Theory series we explore what it takes to make someone a theoretical physicist

Congratulations to SuperKEKB for “first turns"

2 Mar 2016 — The High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) in Japan celebrates first turns and successful storage of beams in the SuperKEKB collider

Historic moment as SESAME begins storage ring installation

29 Feb 2016 — This week the first of the 16 cells of SESAME’s storage ring was installed in the shielding tunnel in the centre’s experimental hall in Allan, Jordan

In Theory: Welcome to the Theory corridor

18 Feb 2016 — A photo essay introducing the Theory department at CERN and some of its theoreticians

Awakening acceleration: AWAKE’s plasma cell arrives

17 Feb 2016 — With plasma cell in place, CERN’s AWAKE experiment is one step closer to testing acceleration hundreds of times more powerful than current methods

The ICTR-PHE medical conference kicks off

15 Feb 2016 — Experts in medicine, physics, biology and IT come together with the aim of advancing medical techniques

CERN congratulates the discoverers of gravitational waves

11 Feb 2016 — Congratulations to LIGO and Virgo for the first ever direct detection of gravitational waves

TEDxCERN gets the TED spotlight

10 Feb 2016 — The TED website now hosts even more TEDxCERN talks, reaching viewers of more than 1 million per video

Has the magic gone from Calcium-52?

9 Feb 2016 — CERN Researchers at ISOLDE facility show the supposedly doubly-magic nucleus 52Ca has an unexpectedly large charge radius


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