Updates for CERN people

Beamline for Schools 2016: how to be a CERN scientist

3 Oct 2016 — Two teams of high-school students from the UK and Poland had the opportunity to conduct their own experiments at a fully equipped CERN beamline

LHC Report: LHC smashes old collision records

3 Oct 2016 — The Large Hadron Collider is now producing more than a billion proton-proton collisions per second

Computer Security: Android’s Armageddon… Reloaded

30 Sep 2016 — About 1 billion Android smartphones are facing their Armageddon. Again

ENLIGHT meeting on particle therapy in the Netherlands

29 Sep 2016 — The annual meeting of ENLIGHT, which focuses on particle therapy for cancer treatment, was held in the Netherlands

New arrivals - September 2016

29 Sep 2016 — On Tuesday 20 September 2016, recently-recruited staff members and fellows participated in a session in the framework of the induction programme

A New Building for Testing Magnets

26 Sep 2016 — A ceremony to mark the laying of the foundation stone of Building 311, which will house a magnetic measurement laboratory, took place on 22 September

De-squeeze the beams: TOTEM and ATLAS/ALFA

19 Sep 2016 — A special proton-proton run with larger beam sizes at the interaction point is intended to probe the p-p elastic scattering regime at small angles

LHC Report: playing with angles

19 Sep 2016 — Ready (after a machine development period), steady (running), go (for a special run)!

How the LHC is inspiring a Smart Urban Farm Startup

19 Sep 2016 — Innovative ideas blossom at the KT Entrepreneurship meet-ups

Computer Security: e-mail is broken and nothing we can do

19 Sep 2016 — Have you ever received an e-mail from a friend or someone you know and been surprised or appalled by its contents?

ISOLDE physicists win Young Scientist prize

16 Sep 2016 — Young Scientist Prize, granted by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics awarded to researchers for work at CERN’s ISOLDE

LHCb Early-Career Scientist Awards

15 Sep 2016 — On 15 September 2016, the LHCb collaboration awarded the first set of prizes for outstanding contributions of early-career scientists.

African School of Fundamental Physics and Applications

15 Sep 2016 — The fourth biennial African School of Fundamental Physics and Applications took place on 1-19 August in Africa’s cleanest city, Kigali in Rwanda.

Branson brings Virgin Galactic to CERN

6 Sep 2016 — Last week Sir Richard Branson and many of the future astronauts signed up to Virgin Galactic visited CERN

LHC Report: LHC hit the target

5 Sep 2016 — Last week, the accumulated integrated luminosity reached the target value for 2016 of 25 fb-1 in both ATLAS and CMS

Romania's flag raised at CERN

5 Sep 2016 — A ceremony was held for the raising of the Romanian flag alongside the flags of CERN’s 21 other Member States

New open source medical imaging tools

5 Sep 2016 — New toolbox, released by CERN and University of Bath collaboration, has applications in medical imaging and cancer diagnosis

CERN featured as leader in Global Innovation Index

2 Sep 2016 — The Global Innovation Index 2016 report is a leading reference on innovation and uses CERN as an example of a highly successful regional initiative

Computer Security: white hats for CERN

30 Aug 2016 — Join the WhiteHat Challenge to secure our web environment!

Young scientists gather for workshop on e+e- colliders

23 Aug 2016 — This week CERN is hosting the CERN-BINP workshop for young scientists in e+e- colliders

LHC Report: a break from luminosity production

17 Aug 2016 — The LHC has been in great shape over the last few months, delivering over 20 fb-1 of integrated luminosity before the ICHEP conference

Cosmic vibes: CERN raves at summer festivals

15 Aug 2016 — This summer, CERN appeared at various festivals in the UK

CERN at ESOF 2016

11 Aug 2016 — CERN had a major presence at the ESOF2016 conference this week, largely in collaboration with our partners in EIROforum

New BBC show follows CERN scientists to ICHEP conference

10 Aug 2016 — As the ICHEP 2016 conference draws to a close tonight, the BBC will broadcast a new show following scientists at CERN from June 2015

A dual tech gem for future neutrino detectors

9 Aug 2016 — Innovative technologies for next-generation neutrino detectors are currently being tested in the CERN Neutrino Platform project WA105

Computer Security: Pokémon GO! Or not?

8 Aug 2016 — Have fun and catch them all. But also take some physical and digital care

CERN tours: more popular than ever

2 Aug 2016 — According to TripAdvisor, CERN is Geneva’s top tourist attraction, welcoming almost 110,000 visitors per year

Once upon a time, there was a superconducting niobium-tin...

25 Jul 2016 — The production of the new niobium-tin cables for the high-performance superconducting magnets of the HL-LHC is now in full swing at CERN

LHC Report: imaginative injectors

25 Jul 2016 — A new bunch injection scheme from the PS to the SPS allowed the LHC to achieve a new peak luminosity record

Voices of Romanian scientists

25 Jul 2016 — As Romania has now become a Member State of CERN, Romanian scientists share their thoughts about this new era of partnership for their community


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