CERN Updates

Pakistan to become Associate Member State of CERN

19 Dec 2014 — CERN Director General and the Chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission sign a document admitting Pakistan to CERN Associate Membership

In pictures: CERN in 2014

19 Dec 2014 — A look back at the some of the stories in the laboratory's 60th anniversary year

LHC filling with liquid helium at 4 kelvin

17 Dec 2014 — The CERN cryogenics team are filling the LHC with liquid helium, cooling entire sections to below 4K

CERN’s Large Hadron Collider gears up for run 2

12 Dec 2014 — CERN teams are carrying out all required tests to get proton beams back in the LHC for March 2015

One LHC sector up to full energy

9 Dec 2014 — Magnets in one sector of the accelerator are fully prepared for the restart at higher energies

IdeaSquare opens today

9 Dec 2014 — Today IdeaSquare is officially inaugurated, creating a unique space designed to nurture innovation at CERN

Take part in the CERN 60 Public Computing Challenge

8 Dec 2014 — Could volunteer computing simulate as much data as the LHC generates? Researchers are setting out to answer this question during a 12-day trial

CERN takes to reddit to discuss Open Data

2 Dec 2014 — People across the globe put their questions to CERN in an "Ask Me Anything" session on reddit, on the topic of "Open Science, Open Data & More"

Beams come knocking on the LHC's door

24 Nov 2014 — Weekend tests with beams brought protons just short of the LHC

CERN makes public first data of LHC experiments

20 Nov 2014 — The Open Data Portal makes data from real collision events at the LHC openly available to all

LHCb observes two new baryon particles

19 Nov 2014 — The particles, known as the Xi_b'- and Xi_b*-, were predicted to exist by the quark model but had never been seen before

THE Port hackathon: Technology to help people

18 Nov 2014 — THE Port aims to develop technological projects that help to provide for people living in areas of conflict or natural disasters

Beamline for schools competition 2015 launches today

17 Nov 2014 — High-school students: Register your team today for the chance to win a trip to CERN and run real experiments using a fixed-target beamline

How standard is the Higgs boson discovered in 2012?

12 Nov 2014 — Without a doubt, it is a Higgs boson, but is it the Higgs boson of the Standard Model? Run 2 of the LHC find out, says theorist John Ellis

UNESCO: World Science Day for Peace and Development

10 Nov 2014 — This year, World Science Day for Peace and Development focuses on quality science education and aims to engage public debate on scientific issues

John Bell exhibition features CERN-inspired art

7 Nov 2014 — A CERN Tweetup inspired artist Lucy McKenna to create pieces for an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bell's theorem

Crowdsourcing helps CERN to identify archive pictures

6 Nov 2014 — Help us to identify the subjects of pictures currently being digitized for the CERN archive

Fifty years of Bell’s theorem

4 Nov 2014 — A paper by John Bell published on 4 November 1964 laid the foundations for the modern field of quantum-information science

CERN Council selects next Director-General

4 Nov 2014 — At its 173rd Closed Session today, CERN Council selected the Italian physicist, Dr Fabiola Gianotti, as the Organization’s next Director-General

CRISTAL-ISE software now open source

4 Nov 2014 — CRISTAL-ISE, the latest version of the data-tracking software from CMS, is now freely available for research and business

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