Ground control to synchrotron

2 Jul 2013 | Image | Operators on shift in the Proton Synchrotron control room in 1974

How the internet came to CERN

27 Jun 2013 | Image | Detail of a 1991 schema showing leased networking lines connected to CERN

CERN inaugurates data centre extension in Budapest

13 Jun 2013 | Update - For the public | The Wigner Research Centre for Physics in Hungary hosts a major extension of CERN computing resources

Grid computing founder: 'Science needs to travel faster'

22 May 2013 | Update - For the public | Andrew Purcell | Ian Foster, one of the founders of grid computing, on the challenges of big data


A grainy view of the large units that made up the CDC seen from above

13 May 2013 | Image | Installation of the CDC 7600 supercomputer system in the CERN computer centre in 1972

CERN Data Centre expands

8 May 2013 | Update - For CERN people | Andrew Purcell | A new computer room housing 90 new racks of servers forms a significant expansion of the CERN Data Centre

CERN and OpenAIREplus launch European research repository

8 May 2013 | Update - For the public | Andrew Purcell | Zenodo, hosted at CERN, will researchers to share publications and supporting data more easily

The Large Hadron Collider's worldwide computer

1 May 2013 | Update - For the public | Kate Kahle | Mélissa Gaillard | Behind the excellent results from CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) lies the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid – a giant that never sleeps

Animation shows LHC data processing

18 Apr 2013 | Update - For the public | A new animation from CERN's IT department shows how LHC data is collected and sent around the world for processing

CRISP: Physics and collaboration

28 Mar 2013 | Update - For the public | Andrew Purcell | At the 2nd Annual Meeting of CRISP in Switzerland, CERN delegates discussed the IT challenges the laboratory faces to deal with LHC data


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