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Serbia joins CERN as its 23rd Member State

Today, CERN welcomes Serbia as its 23rd Member State, following receipt of formal notification from UNESCO that Serbia has acceded to the CERN Convention.

Press release
At CERN
24 March, 2019
At CERN
Press release
24 March, 19

LHCb sees a new flavour of matter–antimatter asymmetry

The LHCb collaboration has observed a phenomenon known as CP violation in the decays of a particle known as a D0 meson for the first time

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Physics
21 March, 2019
Physics
Press release
21 March, 19

Croatia to become an Associate Member of CERN

Today, the Director-General of CERN, Fabiola Gianotti, and the Minister of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia, Blaženka Divjak, signed an Agreement admitting Croatia as an Associate Member of CERN.

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At CERN
28 February, 2019
At CERN
Press release
28 February, 19

International collaboration publishes concept design for a post-LHC future circular collider at CERN

The Future Circular Collider (FCC) collaboration submits its Conceptual Design Report (CDR) for publication

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Accelerators
15 January, 2019
Accelerators
Press release
15 January, 19

LHC prepares for new achievements

After an outstanding performance, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the accelerator complex and the experiments are now stopping for two years for major improvements and upgrading.

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Accelerators
03 December, 2018
Accelerators
Press release
3 December, 18

The European particle physics community gears up for a new shared vision for the future

During its hundred-and-ninetieth session, the CERN Council formally launched the update of the European Strategy for Particle Physics, a two-year process involving the whole community and aiming at developing a common vision for the future of physics.

Press release
At CERN
11 October, 2018
At CERN
Press release
11 October, 18

Rugby or football? ISOLDE reveals shape-shifting character of Mercury isotopes

An unprecedented combination of experimental nuclear physics and theoretical and computational modelling techniques has been brought together to reveal the full extent of the odd-even shape staggering of exotic mercury isotopes, and explain how it happens

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Physics
01 October, 2018
Physics
Press release
1 October, 18

Updated statement: CERN stands for diversity

From 26 to 28 September, CERN hosted the first workshop on High Energy Theory and Gender focusing on recent developments in theoretical high-energy physics and cosmology, and discussed issues of gender and equal opportunities in the field.

Press release
At CERN
30 September, 2018
At CERN
Press release
30 September, 18

Dr Ursula Bassler elected as next President of the CERN Council

The CERN Council today announced the election of Dr Ursula Bassler as its 23rd President, for a period of one year renewable twice, with a mandate starting on 1 January 2019.

Press release
At CERN
28 September, 2018
At CERN
Press release
28 September, 18

Esplanade des Particules: CERN’s new official address

CERN, the État de Genève and the Commune de Meyrin today inaugurated the brand-new Esplanade des Particules, an open space firmly focused on welcoming visitors and the general public.

Press release
At CERN
28 September, 2018
At CERN
Press release
28 September, 18