Updates for CERN people

Here’s to a long life for Linac 4!

23 May 2017 — Ten years after it was approved, CERN’s new accelerator is officially inaugurated

LHC Report: setting up for the next season

23 May 2017 — The first collisions with stable beams were delivered to the LHC experiments on 23 May, after three weeks of commissioning with beams

CERN and French space agency CNES start R&D collaborations

23 May 2017 — CERN and the French space agency, CNES, signed an agreement to collaborate on aerospace projects, from big data solutions to satellites

ESA astronauts visit CERN

23 May 2017 — An out-of-this world visit took place at CERN on 12 May

CERN besieged at Royaume du Web

22 May 2017 — CERN attended the Royaume du Web event at Palexpo, a festival that gathered 10 500 YouTube enthusiasts

Who now runs the (programming) world? ICT Girls

22 May 2017 — Girls in ICT Day confirmed what we already knew: girls and women are much needed in the information and communication technologies field

Women in science: breaking the cliché

19 May 2017 — Fabiola Gianotti took part in a panel discussion about the role of women in science

Comp. Security: “WannaCry”? The importance of being patched

19 May 2017 — Mid-May has seen a big weekend for the cyber-threat landscape, as "WannaCry" came onto the scene with a bang

CERN CASTs new limits on dark matter

8 May 2017 — The CAST experiment at CERN announces new limits on the properties of axions, exotic particles that are candidates for dark matter

LHC Report: gearing up the LHC for physics

8 May 2017 — On Saturday, 29 April, two days ahead of schedule, beams were circulating again in the LHC

Behind the scenes of the SPS’s 40th birthday

8 May 2017 — The Super Proton Synchrotron is 40 years old. The CERN Archives brought to light delightful off-stage scenes of the Organization’s history

Spectral imaging: from CERN to medical technologies

7 May 2017 — Spectral imaging is an emerging technology in the medical field allowing colour imaging during CT scans. Exciting – but how is it related to CERN?

CERN wins award for pioneering communications

7 May 2017 — CERN received the 2017 Award for Contribution to Science Communication to CERN from he Czech Republic’s Academia Film Olomouc

Co-creating Humanitarian Foresight and Futures

6 May 2017 — Call for interest in the next edition of the Humanitarian Foresight & Futures Co-creation

Computer Security: an attack for more security

6 May 2017 — Computer security is a moving target and defensive measures need continual adaptations and adjustments

The African School of Physics: a springboard for the future

5 May 2017 — We met some of alumni of the African School of Physics alumni, who are now working at CERN

CERN Roadshow in Finland

5 May 2017 — CERN establishes deeper relations with Finland during a day-long event in Otaniemi

New ALICE results show novel phenomena in proton collisions

5 May 2017 — Published in Nature Physics ALICE reports proton collisions sometimes present similar patterns to those observed in the collisions of heavy nuclei

CERN is keeping its ear to the ground

25 Apr 2017 — CERN has set up three seismic monitoring stations to listen to the earth’s vibrations and their impact on the LHC

LHC Report: (em)powering the LHC

25 Apr 2017 — The powering tests of the LHC circuits are a big part of the machine re-commissioning: almost 1600 circuits have to be tested in just few weeks

ALICE’s wonders reach out to kids in Prévessin

25 Apr 2017 — In March, a primary school named “ALICE” was inaugurated in Prévessin-Moëns. The name was chosen as a tribute to the ALICE experiment at CERN.

Computer Security: The Higgs does not... send mail!

24 Apr 2017 — “The Higgs boson does not exist!” stated an e-mail recently sent to many of our colleagues...

Django Girls – Let the coding begin

21 Apr 2017 — Who would ever think of spending a full Saturday indoors, coding for several hours? Highly motivated Django Girls participants!

Say more with CERN “emojis”

21 Apr 2017 — CERN releases a first set of virtual stickers

The Esplanade des Particules in Meyrin

10 Apr 2017 — The Etat de Genève, CERN and the Commune de Meyrin announce the start of work on the Esplanade des Particules in Meyrin

LHC Report: getting ready to restart

10 Apr 2017 — Almost ready: the LHC and its injectors are starting up one after the other

The Technical Infrastructure team never sleeps

10 Apr 2017 — What is a good measure of the activity of the Technical Infrastructure team? The number of phone calls

Sir Tim Berners-Lee receives A.M. Turing Award

10 Apr 2017 — The award is often referred to as the "Nobel Prize" of computing

Computer Security: One click and BOOM… (Reloaded)

10 Apr 2017 — Browsing the World Wide Web is not as easy as it seems…

CERN at G3iD: tackling UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

10 Apr 2017 — CERN participated in the Geneva Global Goals innovation Day to engage with the public and show CERN tackles UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

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