Updates for CERN people

GBAR’s antiproton decelerator installed

23 Aug 2017 — With the connection between ELENA and GBAR already in place, the commissioning of the decelerator with antiprotons is about to begin

The microscope that digs deep for answers

8 Aug 2017 — An elaborate nano-workstation for 3D imaging at CERN gives insights into what lies beneath the surface of materials

LHC Report: back on track

8 Aug 2017 — A new peak luminosity record for the LHC has been established (despite some unexpected loss issues)

Inauguration of the second CERN Network Hub

8 Aug 2017 — The second CERN Network Hub, inaugurated on 19 July 2017, will ensure continuity of IT services in case of a major incident in the CERN data centre

Comp. Security: The Internet of Things: the walls have ears

8 Aug 2017 — IoT devices cannot be expected to be secure

Hardronic 2017: a success

4 Aug 2017 — The 26th edition of the Hardronic Festival has been yet another great success for many reasons

Potato Powered Cosmos

4 Aug 2017 — What does a potato-powered theremin have to do with the work done at CERN?

A new acceleration system for the PS Booster

18 Jul 2017 — The first of the 28 radio-frequency cavities for the PS Booster’s new acceleration system is ready

Opinion: This article “MERITs” your attention

18 Jul 2017 — The first MERIT exercise has been underway since December 2016 and, as we near its final stages, now is a good time to look at initial results

Giovanni Passaleva takes the helm of the LHCb collaboration

18 Jul 2017 — The new LHCb spokesperson shares his vision for his three-year long mandate

The day I met Marie Curie’s granddaughter

18 Jul 2017 — Hélène Langevin-Joliot, physicist and granddaughter of Pierre and Marie Curie, visited CERN at the end of June

Computer Security: STOP Spam!

18 Jul 2017 — Some ideas to identify sophisticated spam

The European Research Council celebrates ten years

17 Jul 2017 — An event took place at the Globe as part of the celebrations marking the tenth anniversary of the European Research Council

Bike2Work 2017: CERN smashes its previous records

14 Jul 2017 — This year, the 214 CERN teams participating in Bike2Work cycled a total of 140 395 km!

Counting sheep!

14 Jul 2017 — After munching their way around the Globe, the CERN sheep are now dining out next to the ATLAS experiment

CERN welcomes EUCYS 2016 prize-winner

10 Jul 2017 — As part of the 2016 European Union Contest for Young Scientists, Vladislav Gadalov was awarded a visit to CERN for his work in the field of computing

Where were you? Your Higgs stories revealed

4 Jul 2017 — On the 5th anniversary of the Higgs discovery announcement, we asked you where you were when you heard this result

LHC report: full house for the LHC

4 Jul 2017 — On 28 June for the first time in history, the LHC collided beams with 2556 bunches per ring

Computer Security: summer students, hold on a minute

3 Jul 2017 — 2017’s summer students, welcome to CERN! Here is a small plea from the CERN Computer Security team to you and your supervisor

KiCad reaches new heights

3 Jul 2017 — The KiCad software is more efficient than ever thanks to CERN’s contribution

FCC week 2017: Diversity fuels progress

3 Jul 2017 — A look back over the topics covered at FCC week 2017, held in Berlin

LHCb Early-Career Scientist Awards

3 Jul 2017 — For the second year, the LHCb collaboration awarded prizes to early-career scientists to recognize their outstanding contributions to the experiment

Completion of civil-engineering work for Building 311

2 Jul 2017 — On Friday, 30 June, the civil-engineering work for Building 311 was completed, with the final delivery of the building expected by the end of 2017

CERN Accelerator School: vacuum for particle accelerators

2 Jul 2017 — The training course took place on 6-16 June 2017 in Sweden

New arrivals

30 Jun 2017 — On Thursday 29 June 2017, recently-recruited staff members and fellows participated in a session in the framework of the Induction Programme

An artist’s view of CERN

29 Jun 2017 — Laura Couto Rosado sees CERN as an ideal place to be inspired by science and to produce new works of art

CERN signs agreement with Italian business education partner

28 Jun 2017 — CERN and leading Italian business school SAFM will collaborate on entrepreneurship and management

How to build radon smart sensors based on CERN technology

26 Jun 2017 — CERN-led project on smart radon sensor was selected for the final round of the MassChallenge 2017 Start-up Accelerator Programme

Musician Howie Day records love song to physics

23 Jun 2017 — After Howie Day heard a parody of his 2004 single “Collide”, he flew to Switzerland to sing it at the LHC

The crown jewel of the HL-LHC magnets

20 Jun 2017 — The new quadrupole magnets designed for the insertion regions for the LHC upgrade exploit cutting-edge technological innovations

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