Updates for scientists

Accelerating news: Issue 13 now online

17 Apr 2015 – The LHC restart, highlights from FCC week, the first bending magnet of SESAME and more in this spring issue

AMS Days at CERN and latest results from the AMS experiment

15 Apr 2015 – Results from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) on the International Space Station will be the focus of the three-day “AMS Days at CERN” meeting

A complete demonstrator of a muon-cooled Higgs factory

13 Apr 2015 – At 4pm on 14 April in the CERN auditorium, Carlo Rubbia will review the case for a muon-cooled Higgs factory. Watch the webcast

First measurement of ionization potential of lawrencium

9 Apr 2015 – A team in Japan has used advanced ISOL techniques to measure the energy needed to remove an electron from lawrencium, which lives for only 27 seconds

Register now for the European School of High-Energy Physics

9 Apr 2015 – This year's school will be held in Bulgaria from 2-15 September. Register by 15 May 2015

A successful week for the Future Circular Collider Study

7 Apr 2015 – Some 340 people attended the inaugural FCC conference week in Washington DC to discuss the study status and plans for the future

AMS Days at CERN

7 Apr 2015 – Featuring some 33 talks about latest results and the future of cosmic-ray physics, CERN’s AMS Days will take place from 15-17 April

CERN and Elsevier announce further Open Access agreement

2 Apr 2015 – Articles published by CERN authors in Elsevier Physics journals that are not covered by the SCOAP3 Open Access initiative will now be Open Access

LHC Report: X-rays probe for cause of short circuit

27 Mar 2015 – A short circuit in a superconducting dipole magnet is delaying the beam injection in the LHC. Teams are working around the clock to fix the issue

It's Future Circular Collider week in Washington DC

23 Mar 2015 – This week delegates at the first Annual Meeting of the FCC study will discuss the status of their project to decide on a baseline for further study

A bright future for HERA physics

20 Mar 2015 – A workshop in DESY looked at what the data from HERA can still offer for experiments, now and in the future

LHCb's new analysis confirms old puzzle

20 Mar 2015 – LHCb physicists today presented their latest analysis of the rare B → K*μμ decay. The new results show deviations from Standard Model calculations

50 years of particle physics at Moriond

19 Mar 2015 – Don't miss today's webcast at 5.30pm celebrating 50 years of particle physics at the Rencontres de Moriond in Italy

CALET: A stopover at CERN before flying to space

18 Mar 2015 – The CALorimetric Electron Telescope is preparing for installation in the flight module that will bring it to its final destination on the ISS

XFELs in the study of biological structure

16 Mar 2015 – The femtosecond pulses and astonishing peak brilliance of X-ray free-electron lasers are enabling whole new classes of experiments for imaging biology

A luminous future for the LHC

13 Mar 2015 – Work continues apace for the high-luminosity upgrade for the LHC 10 years from now

Matter-antimatter trigonometry with LHCb

4 Mar 2015 – The LHCb has announced a precise measurement of the unitarity triangle angle β

CERN's strategy for neutrino physics

3 Mar 2015 – Sergio Bertolucci presents CERN's strategy for neutrino physics today at 11am. Watch the webcast

ARIEL’s first steps towards rare-isotope excellence

17 Feb 2015 – Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics has started a new future in rare isotopes

COMPASS pinpoints polarisability of pions

10 Feb 2015 – A new result brings precision to a key measurement of strong-interaction physics


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