Updates for CERN people

A new era of precision for antimatter research

13 Apr 2018 — The ALPHA experiment at CERN has measured a light-induced transition in antihydrogen with unprecedented precision

LHC Report: Progressing well following a “Good” Friday

13 Apr 2018 — The 2018 proton season has started well ahead of schedule

Improving the quality of working life at CERN

13 Apr 2018 — CERN has decided to fight stress, which can have negative health effects

Happy 25th birthday, ALICE!

13 Apr 2018 — A well-attended jubilee event, held at CERN on 21 March, celebrated 25 years of the ALICE collaboration

Young researchers become innovators

13 Apr 2018 — CERN researchers demonstrate entrepreneurial potential during the HL-LHC and FCC Innovation Course

Inspiring tomorrow’s coders

13 Apr 2018 — A Django Girls workshop that took place at CERN recently gave several girls and women their first taste of coding

For Women in Science international rising talents visit CERN

13 Apr 2018 — L’Oréal-UNESCO "For Women in Science" international rising talents met Fabiola Gianotti during their visit to CERN

Ready to get mould on your walls?

13 Apr 2018 — VolMeur Collection: when inappropriate storage conditions of LEP photo slides generate art

Computer security: CERN Secure Password Competition… NOT!

13 Apr 2018 — Our “Secure Password Competition” announced in the last Bulletin was too easily spotted as an April Fools’ gag... Congratulations!

Particle detectors meet canvas

26 Mar 2018 — This year is the European year of cultural heritage, but what does particle physics have to do with art? More than you might think

LHC Report: CERN accelerators back in business

25 Mar 2018 — Despite the tight schedules, all machines were closed in time and first beams will be injected as scheduled

CERN experiment sees hints of a rare kaon decay

24 Mar 2018 — The NA62 experiment has observed a candidate event of an ultra-rare charged kaon decay

Young refugees perform rapid-prototyping at CERN

23 Mar 2018 — Participants enrolled in the “We Start” programme spent a day immersed in technology

Computer security: CERN Secure Password Competition

22 Mar 2018 — We will reward the “best” and “most creative” passwords used at CERN

The end of YETS: awakening from hibernation

12 Mar 2018 — The Year-End Technical Stop drew to a close on 9 March. Read about the LHC plans the last year of Run 2

The PUMA project: Antimatter goes nomad

11 Mar 2018 — A new European project linking ELENA and ISOLDE plans to trap antimatter in order to explore quantum phenomena in radioactive nuclei

Training particle and accelerator scientists of the future

10 Mar 2018 — The Joint Universities Accelerator School in Archamps, France, has celebrated its twenty-fifth birthday

Managing scientific data at the exascale with Rucio

9 Mar 2018 — The first Rucio community workshop, held at CERN, brought together computing experts from several experiments and organisations.

Computer security: Malware, ransomware, doxware and the like

8 Mar 2018 — Your computer and smartphone are the centre of your life and people with malicious intent are seeking to compromise them

The new LHC protectors

27 Feb 2018 — New collimators are being installed and tested in the LHC. They will improve its protection and prepare it for higher luminosity in the HL-LHC

What’s YETS for the experiments?

25 Feb 2018 — What repairs have been made at the experiments during the year-end technical stop

High-level visits to CERN

24 Feb 2018 — CERN welcomed the President of the Republic of Austria, the Governor-General of Australia, and the President of the Republic of Mozambique

New chairs for the Antiproton Decelerator Users Community

24 Feb 2018 — Stefan Ulmer and Chloé Malbrunot are the newly elected chairs of the Antiproton Decelerator Users Community

Female physicists and engineers go back to school

23 Feb 2018 — Female scientists visited 108 local classrooms to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Computer security: curiosity clicks the link

22 Feb 2018 — Only the curious click the link – and put their digital assets at risk

Alumni interactions left overwhelming tracks at CERN

13 Feb 2018 — The First Collisions event left all participants with fond memories of this unique experience and with a lot of enthusiasm for growth of the network

Building 107: a safe space for chemicals

13 Feb 2018 — The new Building houses equipment for the surface treatment of vacuum equipment and the production of printed circuit boards

Computer security: take it seriously

12 Feb 2018 — In the physical world, we apply many safety measures automatically and repeatedly. How come we are more relaxed in the virtual world?

Annual check-up and upgrades for the injectors

30 Jan 2018 — Maintenance, upgrades and new equipment for the accelerator complex during the year-end technical stop

New permanent ALICE exhibition inaugurated

30 Jan 2018 — Located at ALICE’s experiment site, the exhibition is now open for guided tours

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