— Major renovation work will reduce energy consumption and improve the reliability and safety of the experiment hall
— 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
— Museum directors and science outreach experts visited CERN on the occasion of the annual ECSITE meeting
— What do some webcams, cameras, video-conferencing cameras, control devices and Internet-of-Things devices connected to CERN networks have in common?
— CERN successfully tests crab cavities, a key component of the High-Luminosity LHC
— The LHC is in full production mode with 2556 bunches per beam and has already successfully provided 14.6 fb-1 to each of ATLAS and CMS
— Discover the new aerial photos of CERN taken by drone at gis.cern.ch. You’ll be amazed by the level of detail
— More than 450 physicists and engineers took part in the first workshop to define CERN’s experimental programme from 2020 onwards
— By responding to a survey about how you travel to, from and around CERN, you will help new mobility proposals to be drawn up
— One major source of revenue on the Internet is advertisements. Interestingly, not only honest companies have embarked on online advertising...
— Don’t miss the metrology laboratory’s open day on 6 June when its state-of-the-art tomograph will be on display
— On 5 May, the last step in the intensity ramp-up process was completed, ten days ahead of schedule. The LHC is now filled with 2556 bunches per beam
— From 28 May 2018, plastic cups will no longer be used in CERN’s restaurants
— Around 500 to 1000 people from the media visit CERN every year, and the Press Office organises bespoke visits for them.
— The CERN Computing Rules govern the usage of CERN’s computing facilities, CERN’s wired and wireless networks including all devices connected to them
— Some 500 scientists from 147 institutes met in Amsterdam for the 2018 Future Circular Collider (FCC) week from 9 to 13 April
— On 28 April 2018, 13 days ahead of schedule, the operators of the LHC successfully injected 1200 bunches of protons into the machine and collided them
— CERN doesn’t just accelerate particles... it also accelerates people!
— The European Strategy for Particle Physics, which is due to be updated by May 2020, will guide the direction of the field to the mid-2020s and beyond
— The very first CERN Medical Technology Hackathon – MedTech:Hack – was held at IdeaSquare from 6 to 9 April
— After several years of preparatory work, the first crab cavity prototypes have been installed in the SPS tunnel and are ready for testing
— After our Bulletin article entitled “Curiosity clicks the link” at the end of February, our annual “clicking campaign” followed on one month later
— The ALPHA experiment at CERN has measured a light-induced transition in antihydrogen with unprecedented precision
— The 2018 proton season has started well ahead of schedule
— CERN has decided to fight stress, which can have negative health effects
— A well-attended jubilee event, held at CERN on 21 March, celebrated 25 years of the ALICE collaboration
— CERN researchers demonstrate entrepreneurial potential during the HL-LHC and FCC Innovation Course
— A Django Girls workshop that took place at CERN recently gave several girls and women their first taste of coding
— L’Oréal-UNESCO "For Women in Science" international rising talents met Fabiola Gianotti during their visit to CERN
— VolMeur Collection: when inappropriate storage conditions of LEP photo slides generate art