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From cosmic rays to clouds

A new run of the CLOUD experiment examines the direct effect of cosmic rays on clouds

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10 October, 2019
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10 October, 2019

CLOUD experiment sharpens climate predictions

Measurements of the production rates of atmospheric aerosol particles by CERN’s CLOUD experiment put global climate projections on more solid ground

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27 October, 2016
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27 October, 2016

CLOUD shows pre-industrial skies cloudier than we thought

CERN’s CLOUD experiment points to a cloudier pre-industrial climate in two Nature papers published today

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25 May, 2016

Seeing the invisible: Event displays in particle physics

From cloud chambers to 3D animations, physicists use a host of ingenious techniques to reveal subatomic particles too tiny to see

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04 June, 2015

TEDed animates clouds and cosmic rays

TEDed and particle physicist at CERN Jasper Kirkby come together to animate the effect of clouds on the Earth’s climate

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08 October, 2014
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08 October, 2014

CERN experiment sheds new light on cloud formation

CLOUD experiment shows that biogenic vapours emitted by trees and oxidised in the atmosphere have significant impact on formation of clouds

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16 May, 2014

CLOUD experiment shines new light on climate change

The CLOUD experiment reports a major advance towards solving a long-standing enigma in climate science: how do aerosols form in the atmosphere?

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07 October, 2013
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07 October, 2013

Cows, clouds and climate

The CERN CLOUD experiment has just made a major step forward in the understanding of a critical aspect of our climate

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07 October, 2013
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07 October, 2013