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New ALICE experiment results show novel phenomena in proton collisions

In a paper published today in Nature Physics, the ALICE collaboration reports that proton collisions sometimes present similar patterns to those observed in the collisions of heavy nuclei.

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Experiments
24 April, 2017

LHCb finds new hints of possible Standard Model deviations

The LHCb experiment finds intriguing anomalies in the way some particles decay

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Experiments
18 April, 2017

Arts at CERN announces four new artists in residency

The winners of the four artist residency awards for 2017

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At CERN
06 April, 2017

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

The Etat de Genève and CERN are today announcing the imminent start of work just outside the CERN site to create the brand-new Esplanade des Particules, a space worthy of Europe’s leading laboratory for particle physics.

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At CERN
04 April, 2017

Quark Matter 2017: understanding the early universe

The LHC experiment collaborations presented their latest results at the Quark Matter conference on how matter behaved in the universe's first moments

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Experiments
10 February, 2017

India becomes Associate Member State of CERN

Official notification that India has ratified the Association Agreement with CERN today

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At CERN
16 January, 2017

COLLIDE International Award now open for entries

Arts at CERN and FACT announce their international call for artists to enter submissions for the COLLIDE International Award

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At CERN
16 January, 2017

Pioneering SESAME light source circulates first beam

A beam circulated for the first time yesterday in the pioneering SESAME synchrotron. This is an important milestone on the way to research getting underway at the first light-source laboratory in the Middle East.

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At CERN
12 January, 2017
At CERN
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12 January, 17

ALPHA experiment observes the light spectrum of antimatter for the first time

The ALPHA collaboration reports the first ever measurement on the optical spectrum of an antimatter atom. This achievement features technological developments that open up a completely new era in high-precision antimatter research.

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At CERN
19 December, 2016

Slovenia to enter the Associate Member State family of CERN

At its 183 session, CERN Council voted unanimously to admit the Republic of Slovenia to Associate Membership in the pre-stage to Membership of CERN.

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At CERN
16 December, 2016