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The Schools Challenge: time to open the boxes!

On Friday, 13 May, local primary schoolchildren attended an event in the Globe of Science and Innovation to reveal the contents of boxes they had carefully prepared as a challenge for CERN’s scientists

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At CERN
23 May, 2022

A year dedicated to celebrating basic science

In July 2022, a whole year devoted to celebrating basic sciences for sustainable development gets under way

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Knowledge sharing
23 May, 2022
Knowledge sharing
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23 May, 2022

Pre-registration for the Higgs anniversary symposium is now open

The 10th anniversary of the Higgs boson’s discovery will be marked by a symposium on 4 July celebrating a decade of Higgs boson physics, discussing the latest results and looking to the future

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At CERN
23 May, 2022

Environmental awareness: managing and optimising CERN’s electricity consumption

Use less, increase efficiency, recover more

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At CERN
23 May, 2022

KT fund and MA budget: bridging the gap between CERN research and society

Apply to the Knowledge Transfer (KT) fund and Medical Application (MA) budget if you work on a technology that could be applied outside of high-energy physics

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Knowledge sharing
20 May, 2022
Knowledge sharing
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20 May, 2022

Help bridge the gap between science and society: donate to “Light their Spark”

Donations to “Light their Spark”, the regular giving programme of the CERN & Society Foundation, will fuel opportunities for students, teachers and scientists across the world

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At CERN
18 May, 2022

CLOUD discovers new way by which aerosols rapidly form and grow at high altitude

The resultant particles quickly spread around the globe, potentially influencing Earth’s climate on an intercontinental scale

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Physics
18 May, 2022

ALICE makes first direct observation of a fundamental effect in particle physics

The observation provides direct experimental access to the mass of an elementary particle known as the charm quark

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Physics
18 May, 2022

Higgs10: The Higgs boson in the 1970s

As the various breakthroughs of the 1970s gradually consolidated the Standard Model, the Brout–Englert–Higgs field and its boson emerged as the most promising theoretical model to explain the origin of mass

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Physics
10 May, 2022
Physics
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10 May, 2022