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Annual Reports

Annual report
At CERN
At CERN
Annual report

Higgs10: Big Bang Day

On 10 September 2008, the LHC circulated its first beams. It may not have been all plain sailing from then on, but the adventure had begun.

News
At CERN
20 June, 2022
At CERN
News
20 June, 2022

Higgs10: The dramatic last year of CERN’s flagship LEP collider

The year 2000 was set to be the last year of running for CERN’s Large Electron–Positron (LEP) collider, and it ended dramatically

Feature
Physics
31 May, 2022

Higgs10: Three-quarters of the way there

The direct discovery of the W and Z bosons at the SppS in 1983 provided solid experimental support for the existence of the Higgs boson

Feature
Physics
25 May, 2022
Physics
Feature
25 May, 2022

Higgs10: Higgs boson and the Standard Model in the 70s

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

Feature
Physics
10 May, 2022

Higgs10: A boson is born

The Higgs boson holds the record (48 years) among elementary particles for the time between prediction and discovery, going from an esoteric technicality to commanding the global spotlight at the world’s most powerful collider

Feature
Physics
28 April, 2022
Physics
Feature
28 April, 2022

Brazil to become an Associate Member State of CERN

On 3 March 2022, CERN Director-General Fabiola Gianotti and Brazilian Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation Marcos Pontes signed an agreement admitting Brazil as an Associate Member State of CERN

Press release
At CERN
12 April, 2022
At CERN
Press release
12 April, 2022

CERN and IUPAP: A long-standing partnership

The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) gets ready to mark its centenary year in 2022 and, as a long-standing partner, CERN will be part of the celebrations

News
At CERN
08 December, 2021
At CERN
News
08 December, 2021

Latvia becomes Associate Member State of CERN

CERN has been officially notified that the remaining steps for the entry into force of Latvia's Associate Membership have been completed

News
At CERN
02 August, 2021

Poland celebrates 30 years of CERN membership

Thirty years ago today, the Polish flag flew alongside those of CERN’s other Member States for the first time

News
At CERN
01 July, 2021

Latvia to join CERN as an Associate Member State

Representatives of CERN and of the Republic of Latvia signed an Agreement today admitting Latvia as a CERN Associate Member State

Press release
At CERN
14 April, 2021
At CERN
Press release
14 April, 2021