Updates for CERN people

The New Small Wheels set ATLAS on track for high luminosity

15 Aug 2018 — An upgrade to the “Small Wheels”, the innermost sections of the ATLAS muon end-cap system, will help ATLAS cope with the conditions at the HL-LHC

LHC Report: first acceleration of partially stripped ions

15 Aug 2018 — The LHC has just come out of a successful week of machine development (MD), used to carry out studies covering a wide spectrum of topics

ATTRACT: why and how to submit a proposal to the Open Call

15 Aug 2018 — ATTRACT’s objective is to create a sustainable innovation ecosystem for the breakthrough technologies in detection and imaging

CERN is guest of honour at Swiss National Day in Geneva

15 Aug 2018 — On 1 August 2018, CERN was the City of Geneva’s guest of honour at the Swiss National Day celebrations at Parc La Grange

Highlights from the table football tournament

15 Aug 2018 — From 11 to 13 July, CERN was swarming with table football enthusiasts, who had signed up for the first charitable tournament

A nature-lover’s guide to CERN

24 Jul 2018 — Nature still has a foothold amidst the tangle of CERN’s industrial infrastructure. A biodiversity tour of the Laboratory

Summer science events

23 Jul 2018 — Following on from the recent CineGlobe and Science Night events, CERN will be participating in the Swiss National Day celebrations on 1 August

The CERN Courier is evolving

23 Jul 2018 — Give your feedback to help guide the Courier’s evolution, both in print and online, via an online survey

Summer swarm of students seeks science at CERN

20 Jul 2018 — Several programmes for students running this summer have benefited from the support of the CERN & Society foundation

Computer Security: Music, Videos and the Risk for CERN

20 Jul 2018 — Do you like listening to music while you work? What about watching videos during your leisure time at CERN?

Keeping a close watch over the beams

11 Jul 2018 — New beam diagnostic tools are being developed in the framework of the injectors upgrade project

LHC Report: Back in production

11 Jul 2018 — At 2.02 p.m. on Saturday, 7 July, the last fill of the special physics run was dumped, ready for standard physics to resume

Bike to Work 2018: keep on rollin’

11 Jul 2018 — A record 992 CERN people participated in the 2018 Bike to Work campaign

Driving over the detector

10 Jul 2018 — An image of the LHCb detector painted on the road into Point 8 will greet visitors to the site

CERN donates computer equipment to Nepal

9 Jul 2018 — The equipment will help build high performance computing facilities supporting fundamental research in Nepal

Going for gold!

9 Jul 2018 — Fifty-five CERN athletes participated in the 16th Atomiade sports competition, held in June

Computer Security: Dear Summer Students

9 Jul 2018 — Welcome to CERN! For the next couple of weeks, you will be able to breathe in the free academic world of CERN

Ground-breaking ceremony for the High-Luminosity LHC

26 Jun 2018 — A ceremony was held on 15 June to mark the start of civil-engineering work for the High-Luminosity LHC

LHC Report: Investing in the future

26 Jun 2018 — The latest Machine Development period ended on early Monday morning, 18 June, after six days of intensive studies of the LHC accelerator

Successfully switching careers as a scientist

26 Jun 2018 — The CERN Alumni network has initiated a series of workshops to help scientists explore new career opportunities

Broadening access to STEM

26 Jun 2018 — A recent workshop looked at how and why CERN has introduced gender-inclusive teaching into its teacher programmes

Presidential visits to CERN

26 Jun 2018 — The President of Slovenia and the President of the Swiss Confederation visit CERN on 20 and 21 June, respectively

Computer security: Scaling out intrusion detection

25 Jun 2018 — Automatically and autonomously monitoring digital activities on CERN’s network and its firewalls between CERN and the Internet...

Get ready for a new CERN Learning Hub

25 Jun 2018 — CERN’s training application is about to get better, with additional functionality and a new user interface. Welcome to the Learning Hub!

Complete makeover of the East Area

12 Jun 2018 — Major renovation work will reduce energy consumption and improve the reliability and safety of the experiment hall

LHC Report: Standing strong through the storms

12 Jun 2018 — As I write this report, the integrated luminosity counter for ATLAS and CMS is at 23.1 fb-1, exceeding our goal of around 18 fb-1

ECSITEment reigns at CERN’s exhibitions

12 Jun 2018 — Museum directors and science outreach experts visited CERN on the occasion of the annual ECSITE meeting

Computer security: Smile, you’re on camera…

12 Jun 2018 — What do some webcams, cameras, video-conferencing cameras, control devices and Internet-of-Things devices connected to CERN networks have in common?

World’s first crabbing of a proton beam

29 May 2018 — CERN successfully tests crab cavities, a key component of the High-Luminosity LHC


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