Updates for CERN people

Energy: making research infrastructures part of the solution

12 Dec 2017 — The fourth Energy for Sustainable Science Workshop took place in the end of November at the Extreme Light Infrastructure’s Magurele-Bucharest campus

LHC Report: An eventful and successful 2017

12 Dec 2017 — Now that the successful 2017 run has ended, let’s take a look back at a year full of events

A 350-metre-tall tower to purify argon

12 Dec 2017 — CERN is participating in ARIA, a project to build a 350-metre column to produce extra-pure argon to be used in a dark-matter search experiment

Opinion: So you want to communicate science?

11 Dec 2017 — Sijbrand de Jong explains why even the busiest physicists can find time to help inspire and educate the next generation

Show don’t tell - LHCreate asks why

11 Dec 2017 — Participants in the annual LHCreate workshop presented their most recent exciting ideas during a two-day event at IdeaSquare

CERN hosts major international fire and rescue meeting

10 Dec 2017 — Some 20 leading firefighters from 13 countries came to CERN from 15 to 19 November for a meeting of experts on fires involving hazardous materials

Why you got a new PDF reader

10 Dec 2017 — Software of high quality that is well programmed, with best-practice security principles in mind, is harder to exploit

Twenty-five years of service at CERN

2 Dec 2017 — The staff members having reached 25 years of service at CERN in 2017 were invited by the Director-General to a reception on 24 November

New magnets to feed the Proton Synchrotron Booster

21 Nov 2017 — New septum magnets will send the beam to the four rings of the PS Booster after the Long Shutdown 2

The Automnales: ten days of success

21 Nov 2017 — Tens of thousands of people visited CERN’s stand at the Automnales, where they were welcomed by enthusiastic volunteers

Recycling: we all have a role to play

20 Nov 2017 — From 20 to 24 November, head over to the Main Building (500) to find out about waste sorting and recycling at CERN

LHC Report: record luminosity, well done LHC

20 Nov 2017 — The LHC’s 2017 proton run has ended with record luminosity. The special runs will now take place before the winter shutdown

The Gentner programme celebrates its tenth anniversary

17 Nov 2017 — The German doctoral student programme has trained 122 students since 2007

Computer Security: CERN under friendly poking

17 Nov 2017 — If you also want to become a penetration tester and identify potential areas for improving CERN’s computer security sign up to the WhiteHat Challenge

CERN: the star of the Automnales

7 Nov 2017 — Pass on CERN’s passion for science at Geneva’s Automnales fair, where the Laboratory will be the guest of honour.

LHC Report: LHC reaches 2017 targets

7 Nov 2017 — Not only has the LHC reached its 2017 production target ahead of schedule, it has also doubled its design luminosity

Computer Security: And in the real world?

6 Nov 2017 — In the real world, we have become accustomed to acting securely, but we struggle to keep our computers up to date such that basic digital protections

CLEAR prospects for accelerator research

1 Nov 2017 — A new user facility, the CERN Linear Electron Accelerator for Research (CLEAR), hosts accelerator research and development projects

The Sense of Beauty: when science meets the seventh art

1 Nov 2017 — On 16 November at 18:00, a premiere screening of the film "The Sense of Beauty" will take place in the Main Auditorium

ISOLDE: 50 years of cutting-edge science benefitting society

24 Oct 2017 — 50 years ago, the first radioactive beam at ISOLDE was produced

LHC report: xenon in action

24 Oct 2017 — The LHC had the unique opportunity of colliding xenon nuclei over several hours

Tackling humanitarian challenges at CERN

23 Oct 2017 — The fourth edition of THE Port Humanitarian Hackathon took place at CERN’s IdeaSquare

Computer Security: Enter the next level: Doxware

23 Oct 2017 — Now attackers have started increasing the pressure, and now comes the next level: “Doxware”

Collaboration agreement between CERN and NTNU

20 Oct 2017 — CERN and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) will work together in all domains of science, technology and engineering

CERN to apply for SESAME Observer status

20 Oct 2017 — The proposal for CERN to become a SESAME Observer will be presented at the SESAME Council session in December

Fire drill at two CERN buildings

19 Oct 2017 — A mock-up fire emergency was organised at two of CERN’s biggest office buildings

New life for an old technology: canted cosine theta magnets

10 Oct 2017 — CERN is developing a corrector magnet for the High-Luminosity project that has a peculiar design (to say nothing of its name…)

LHC Report: 100 inverse femtobarns and counting…

10 Oct 2017 — Since it began operation in 2010, the LHC has delivered over 100 fb-1 (inverse femtobarns) of integrated luminosity to each of ATLAS and CMS

CERN meets the public

10 Oct 2017 — Many visitors (re)discovered CERN at Researchers' Night and the United Nations Office in Geneva Open Day

How can superconductors contribute for a greener future?

10 Oct 2017 — An international group of students found new applications of superconductors during the Superconductor Hackathon at CERN

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