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Art residencies for Swiss artists at research centres

Arts at CERN announces two residencies for Swiss artists: Collide Pro Helvetia and Simetría

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At CERN
24 October, 2018

Exhibition showcasing results of three years of arts and science collaborations

What happens when scientists and artists collide? Artworks resulting from three years of collaboration between physicists and Collide International artists-in-residence at CERN, will be exhibited at Broken Symmetries in FACT Liverpool.

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At CERN
16 October, 2018

The European particle physics community gears up for a new shared vision for the future

During its hundred-and-ninetieth session, the CERN Council formally launched the update of the European Strategy for Particle Physics, a two-year process involving the whole community and aiming at developing a common vision for the future of physics.

Press release
At CERN
11 October, 2018
At CERN
Press release
11 October, 2018

Rugby or football? ISOLDE reveals shape-shifting character of Mercury isotopes

An unprecedented combination of experimental nuclear physics and theoretical and computational modelling techniques has been brought together to reveal the full extent of the odd-even shape staggering of exotic mercury isotopes, and explain how it happens

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Physics
01 October, 2018
Physics
Press release
01 October, 2018

Updated statement: CERN stands for diversity

From 26 to 28 September, CERN hosted the first workshop on High Energy Theory and Gender focusing on recent developments in theoretical high-energy physics and cosmology, and discussed issues of gender and equal opportunities in the field.

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At CERN
30 September, 2018
At CERN
Press release
30 September, 2018

Dr Ursula Bassler elected as next President of the CERN Council

The CERN Council today announced the election of Dr Ursula Bassler as its 23rd President, for a period of one year renewable twice, with a mandate starting on 1 January 2019.

Press release
At CERN
28 September, 2018
At CERN
Press release
28 September, 2018

Esplanade des Particules: CERN’s new official address

CERN, the État de Genève and the Commune de Meyrin today inaugurated the brand-new Esplanade des Particules, an open space firmly focused on welcoming visitors and the general public.

Press release
At CERN
28 September, 2018
At CERN
Press release
28 September, 2018

First particle tracks seen in prototype for international neutrino experiment

The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the story of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE).

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Experiments
18 September, 2018
Experiments
Press release
18 September, 2018

AWAKE achieves first ever acceleration of electrons in a proton-driven plasma wave

In a paper published today in the journal Nature, the AWAKE collaboration at CERN reports the first ever successful acceleration of electrons using a wave generated by protons zipping through a plasma.

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Accelerators
29 August, 2018
Accelerators
Press release
29 August, 2018

Long-sought decay of Higgs boson observed

Six years after its discovery, the Higgs boson has at last been observed decaying to fundamental particles known as bottom quarks.

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Physics
28 August, 2018
Physics
Press release
28 August, 2018