Achintya Rao

Achintya Rao is a science communicator for the CMS experiment at CERN.

CMS publishes 700th research paper

24 Nov 2017 | Update - For scientists | Achintya Rao | A look back at the milestone papers CMS has published since its beginning

Here’s what open-heart surgery at the LHC looks like

14 Mar 2017 | Update - For the public | Achintya Rao | See in images how the “heart” of the CMS detector, its Pixel Tracker, was replaced

CMS pixel tracker transplant: everything went well so far

13 Mar 2017 | Update - For CERN people | Achintya Rao | At the beginning of March, the CMS collaboration installed an important part of its detector: its second-generation Pixel Tracker

Open-heart surgery for CMS

28 Feb 2017 | Update - For CERN people | Achintya Rao | The CMS detector’s tracking system, which determines the trajectories of charged particles, is being replaced this week at Point 5

Bringing CMS to South Korea

21 Jun 2016 | Update - For students & educators | Achintya Rao | Virtual visits give CMS collaborators in Seoul chance to introduce students to particle physics

CERN hosts live reddit Q&A on CMS open data

1 Jun 2016 | Update - For the public | Achintya Rao | CERN conducted its fourth reddit AMA to discuss the recent release of 300 terabytes of data from the CMS collaboration

CMS releases new batch of LHC open data

25 Apr 2016 | Update - For the public | Achintya Rao | The CMS collaboration makes 300 TB of high-quality data from the LHC available to the public through the CERN Open Data Portal

New CMS spokesperson

12 Mar 2016 | Update - For CERN people | Achintya Rao | Fermilab’s Joel Butler will take the reins of the CMS collaboration in September

CERN Chapter of Mozilla Study Groups launched

29 Feb 2016 | Update - For CERN people | Achintya Rao | A new Study Group aims to bring CERN people together to share knowledge about programming and collaborate on open-research projects

Join the Mozilla Science Lab Global Sprint at CERN

1 Jun 2015 | Update - For students & educators | Patricia Herterich | Laura Rueda | Achintya Rao | This week, IdeaSquare at CERN is one of the host sites for a global hackathon for open-science projects and tools


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