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CERN’s Building 60 to be restored to its former glory

One of the original buildings of the Meyrin campus – Building 60 – is showing its age, and is about to undergo a two-and-a-half-year restoration

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At CERN
06 February, 2023

Female science ambassadors reach out to more than 5000 local schoolchildren

Women working in science and engineering took time out to visit local schools and talk about their jobs as part of “Women and girls in science and technology” week

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Knowledge sharing
03 February, 2023
Knowledge sharing
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03 February, 2023

Sparks! Talks – videos available online

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At CERN
02 February, 2023
At CERN
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02 February, 2023

W boson turns 40

Forty years ago today, physicists at CERN announced to the world that they had discovered the electrically charged carrier of the weak force, one of nature’s four fundamental forces

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Physics
25 January, 2023
Physics
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25 January, 2023

Members of the “CoE RAISE” EU project – developing AI approaches for next-generation supercomputers – meet at CERN

This innovative project is developing artificial-intelligence (AI) approaches for next-generation “exascale” supercomputers

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Computing
25 January, 2023

Colliding particles not cars: CERN's machine learning could help self-driving cars

CERN and software company Zenseact wrap up a joint research project that could allow autonomous-driving cars to make faster decisions, thus helping avoid accidents

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Knowledge sharing
25 January, 2023
Knowledge sharing
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25 January, 2023

Cool kickers for the HL-LHC

The first “MKI-Cool” was installed in early January – water-cooled ferrite cylinders will protect the LHC’s kicker magnets from increased heat load in the high-luminosity era

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Accelerators
25 January, 2023
Accelerators
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25 January, 2023

7.2-m-long niobium–tin quadrupole magnet manufactured at CERN reaches nominal current for the first time

The 7.2-metre-long version of this vital HL-LHC component reached nominal current plus an operational margin corresponding to a coil peak field of 11.5 T at 1.9 K during a test in SM18

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Accelerators
25 January, 2023
Accelerators
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25 January, 2023

Computer Security: Animal or plant?

We have been informed that it’s not only computer mice that pose a threat to your digital well-being. No, trackpads do, too

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Computing
24 January, 2023
Computing
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24 January, 2023