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First light for pioneering SESAME light source

At 10:50 yesterday morning, scientists at the pioneering SESAME light source saw First Monochromatic Light through the XAFS/XRF spectroscopy beamline, signalling the start of the laboratory’s experimental programme.

Press release
At CERN
23 November, 2017
At CERN
Press release
23 November, 17

The BASE experiment breaks its own precision measurement record of antiproton’s magnetic moment

The BASE collaboration publishes today in Nature a new measurement of the magnetic moment of the antiproton, with a precision exceeding that of the proton.

Press release
At CERN
18 October, 2017
At CERN
Press release
18 October, 17

CERN openlab tackles ICT challenges of High-Luminosity LHC

CERN openlab has published a white paper identifying the major ICT challenges that face CERN and other ‘big science’ projects in the coming years

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Computing
21 September, 2017

ATLAS observes direct evidence of light-by-light scattering

Physicists from ATLAS at CERN have found first direct evidence of high energy light-by-light scattering

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Experiments
14 August, 2017

The ALPHA experiment explores the secrets of antimatter

The ALPHA experiment at CERN’s Antiproton Decelerator reports the first observation of the hyperfine structure of antihydrogen

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Physics
03 August, 2017

LHC experiments delve deeper into precision

The world’s particle physics community is meeting this week in Venice (Italy) for the EPS International Conference on High Energy Physics

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At CERN
11 July, 2017

The LHCb experiment is charmed to announce observation of a new particle with two heavy quarks

Geneva, 6 July 2017. Today at the EPS Conference on High Energy Physics in Venice, the LHCb experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has reported the observation of Ξcc++ (Xicc++) a new particle containing two charm quarks and one up quark.

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At CERN
06 July, 2017

Slovenia becomes CERN Associate Member State

On 4 July 2017, the Republic of Slovenia became an Associate Member State of CERN in pre-stage to Membership

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At CERN
05 July, 2017

Lithuania to become Associate Member of CERN

Today, the representatives of CERN and of the Government of Lithuania signed an Agreement admitting Lithuania as an Associate Member of CERN. The Government of India still needs to notify CERN of its final approval for the Agreement to enter into force.

Press release
At CERN
27 June, 2017
At CERN
Press release
27 June, 17

Two new teams of high-school physicists selected to run experiments at CERN

CERN today announced the winners of its 2017 Beamline for Schools competition. “Charging Cavaliers” from Canada and “TCO-ASA” from Italy were selected from a total of 180 teams from 43 countries around the world.

Press release
At CERN
13 June, 2017
At CERN
Press release
13 June, 17