Thomas Hortala

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CERN acquires four new buildings for the High-Luminosity LHC

Four buildings set to house technical infrastructure for the future accelerator were delivered to CERN by contractors between June and September

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At CERN
15 September, 2021

Computing equipment donated by CERN catalyses the creation of a centre of excellence for high-energy physics in Palestine

The An-Najah University in Nablus, Palestine, has started using the 56 servers donated by CERN for educational purposes and experimental physics research

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Knowledge sharing
09 August, 2021
Knowledge sharing
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09 August, 2021

Vast project to consolidate CERN’s technical galleries gets under way

13 kilometres of underground technical galleries, vital for the functioning of the accelerator complex and the CERN site, will be renovated over the next ten years

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At CERN
03 August, 2021

A 3D laser scanner is shaking up component inspection at CERN

A laser scanner acquired in 2020 by the EN department’s metrology laboratory produces high-resolution 3D modelling of a wide variety of components

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Engineering
14 July, 2021

Data-taking in physics facilities is resuming

With the Proton Synchrotron and its Booster accelerating protons to high energies again, the physics season can start at the ISOLDE radioactive ion beam facility and the Antimatter Factory

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Experiments
30 June, 2021

CLEAR study paves the way for novel electron-based cancer therapy

The study, conducted at CERN’s CLEAR test facility, demonstrates how very high-energy electron beams can be focused onto deep-seated cancerous tumours

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Knowledge sharing
24 June, 2021
Knowledge sharing
News
24 June, 2021

Sparking breakthroughs in radiation protection for spacecraft, aviation and accelerators

The CERN-coordinated and EU-funded RADSAGA project is coming to an end after four years of rewarding research into radiation protection for electronics

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Engineering
08 June, 2021

The High-Luminosity LHC project takes shape at Point 1

The construction of an underground cavern at Point 1, which will house equipment for the High-Luminosity LHC, has been successfully completed

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Accelerators
09 June, 2021

Why the LHC magnets are blue – and other colourful accelerator questions answered

Are all LHC magnets blue? Who decides the colour of a magnet and on what basis? What does the small purple one do? See our answers below

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Accelerators
19 May, 2021

Crystal Clear, 30 years on

The Crystal Clear collaboration is celebrating its 30th anniversary this April – an opportunity to retrace an unusual journey

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Experiments
28 April, 2021
Experiments
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28 April, 2021

n_TOF poised for 10 more years of research with third-generation neutron spallation target

The installation of a new-generation neutron spallation target at the n_TOF facility marks the beginning of a new era for the collaboration

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Experiments
28 April, 2021

Thank you, Florent, for 30 years of service at Restaurant No. 1!

Florent has been brightening up our days at CERN with his good humour since 1990. On 30 April he’ll be leaving Restaurant 1 for a well-deserved retirement

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At CERN
07 April, 2021