Updates for CERN people

Hot news at home and abroad

3 Aug 2015 — Data for the LHC experiments, summer conferences, and Pakistan as an Associate Member State

Successful tests of a HL-LHC dipole magnet model

31 Jul 2015 — A superconducting dipole magnet model for the High-Luminosity LHC project has exceeded previously obtained performance levels

Grey Book gets new look

21 Jul 2015 — The CERN Grey Book database, which stores data on the laboratory’s research programme, has been revamped

CERN researchers to perform at Montreux Jazz Festival

6 Jul 2015 — CERN will be back at the Montreux Jazz Festival for its third annual workshop: ‘The Physics of Music and The Music of Physics’ on 9 July at 3pm

Change of mobile phone operator

24 Jun 2015 — On 24 June CERN's mobile phone operator changes; find out what you need to do to make the switch

MAPCERN links to Google Street View

18 Jun 2015 — MAPCERN users can now navigate many CERN sites with the new Google Street View feature

One hundred school kids investigate mystery boxes at CERN

10 Jun 2015 — Primary-school children from the “Be a scientist” project came to CERN to present their findings

Rolf Heuer to become President of SESAME

10 Jun 2015 — The Director-General will begin his mandate after the formal opening of SESAME in late 2016 or the first half of 2017

Support young CERN scientist in FameLab final

4 Jun 2015 — Watch Lillian Smestad of the AEGIS experiment in the FameLab international final today [UPDATE: Smestad wins second place]

LHC experiments back in business at record energy

3 Jun 2015 — The Large Hadron Collider is colliding particles at unprecedented energy, marking the start of the accelerator's second physics run

To tweet or not to tweet?

2 Jun 2015 — Researchers being encouraged to coordinate their online communications with CERN - but why?

Lonely Chairs at CERN turns one

12 May 2015 — Over the past year, the "Lonely Chairs at CERN" photography blog has let the chairs do the talking

CERN Director-General visits SESAME

16 Apr 2015 — Rolf Heuer visited the SESAME laboratory in Jordan on 13 April along with European Commissioner for research, Carlos Moedas

A busy Sunday for the LHC

7 Apr 2015 — The LHC started up again on Sunday for the first time in two years. LHC operators celebrated the smooth restart with champagne and chocolate eggs

LHC restart update

2 Apr 2015 — The first beams could be circulating in the machine sometime between Saturday and Monday

Register for Famelab!

1 Apr 2015 — Are you passionate about communicating about science? Register now for the first Physics FameLab

LHC restart update

24 Mar 2015 — LHC run 2 is coming ever closer, but there will be no beam in the LHC this week

Connecting Worlds: Buddhist Master visits CERN

23 Mar 2015 — Today at CERN His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa discussed science and perception with CERN researchers

The poetry of (POP) science

19 Mar 2015 — Thomas Otto, a TE Departmental Safety Officer, won the English category of the POPScience poetry competition, with three poems inspired by CERN.

A day in the CERN Control Centre

2 Mar 2015 — The CCC is the nerve centre of the CERN beam systems. The people at the five consoles work 24/7 to get everything ready for Run 2.

CERN Openlab enters its fifth phase

16 Feb 2015 — At the start of this year, openlab officially entered its fifth phase, which will run until the end of 2017

Keep calm and share science!

27 Jan 2015 — CERN is organising the first Physics FameLab, to be held on 21 May. Enter the competition now

Lift15 - tickets available for CERN people

22 Jan 2015 — This year's Lift conference will feature events led by the CERN community. Limited free tickets are available for CERN people

In their own words

15 Dec 2014 — Recollections of CERN’s early days from the CERN Archives

News from the CERN Council

12 Dec 2014 — Among other decisions, the appointment of Fabiola Gianotti as next CERN Director-General was formalised by a unanimous vote of Council

ICTP: theorists in the developing world

12 Dec 2014 — ICTP director Fernando Quevedo talks to Antonella Del Rosso about the contribution that theorists make to society and why it deserves support

Ecumenical Patriarch visits CERN

9 Dec 2014 — On 3 December 2014, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visited CERN

CERN inaugurates steel sculpture

8 Dec 2014 — "Wandering the immeasurable" – a 15-tonne sculpture next to the Globe of Science and Innovation – was inaugurated at a ceremony on Saturday

CERN’s DG starts blogging for Huffington Post

1 Dec 2014 — Rolf Heuer writes his first blog entry in a series running over the next few weeks for Huffington Post

Business incubator of CERN tech opens in Greece

1 Dec 2014 — CERN signs agreement to provide technology and expert training for a new business-incubation centre in Thessaloniki


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