Achintya Rao

Achintya Rao is a science writer for CERN.

The hunt for leptoquarks is on

19 Sep 2018 | Update - For the public | Achintya Rao | Recent results from CMS explore third-generation leptoquarks: hypothetical particles that combine the properties of leptons and quarks

Success for AWAKE

4 Sep 2018 | Update - For CERN people | Achintya Rao | The experiment successfully accelerated electrons with plasma wakefields generated by protons, a world first

AWAKE successfully accelerates electrons

29 Aug 2018 | Update - For the public | Achintya Rao | Proton beams from the SPS at CERN were used to generate plasma waves upon which the electrons “surfed”

Honey, I shrunk the vacuum chambers!

2 May 2018 | Update - For the public | Achintya Rao | A new technique developed at CERN will allow electron synchrotrons to operate at higher energies by reducing the diameter of the beam pipes

The 2018 data-taking run at the LHC has begun

30 Apr 2018 | Update - For the public | Achintya Rao | The LHC operators hope to break last year’s record for total proton-proton collisions delivered to the experiments

Young refugees perform rapid-prototyping at CERN

23 Mar 2018 | Update - For CERN people | Achintya Rao | Participants enrolled in the “We Start” programme spent a day immersed in technology

Higgs results take centre stage at annual Moriond conference

19 Mar 2018 | Update - For the public | Achintya Rao | ATLAS and CMS present new measurements of the properties of the Higgs boson

Accelerator hibernation ends

9 Mar 2018 | Update - For the public | Achintya Rao | As CERN’s winter shutdown draws to a close, watch this video to see what has been going on underground

CMS releases more than one petabyte of open data

20 Dec 2017 | Update - For the public | Achintya Rao | This release includes datasets that were used to discover the Higgs boson

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

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