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  • International collaboration publishes concept design for a post-LHC future circular collider at CERN 01.15.2019
    International collaboration publishes concept design for a post-LHC future circular collider at CERN melissa Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:28 A collection of photos related to the FCC study, reflecting the different aspects of the project and the ongoing R&D activities to advance new technologies that can guarantee a reliable and sustainable operation. (Image: CERN) Geneva. Today, […]
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  • The usefulness of useless knowledge 01.14.2019
    The usefulness of useless knowledge Fabiola Gianotti achintya Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:48 Artistic view of the Brout-Englert-Higgs Field (Image: CERN) The year 2019 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of one of the greatest minds in history. On 2 May 1519 Leonardo da Vinci died, bequeathing an artistic and scientific legacy that resonates to […]
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  • Trap cinnamon the way CERN traps antimatter 01.10.2019
    Trap cinnamon the way CERN traps antimatter achintya Thu, 01/10/2019 - 09:28 2-week residential particle physics summer camp for 30 high-school students aged 16-19 https://indico.cern.ch/event/726779/ (Image: CERN) CERN is synonymous with accelerators, designed to boost particles to close to the speed of light. But what if you want to slow down a particle and hold […]
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  • Save the date to celebrate the Web@30 on 12 March 2019 01.09.2019
    Save the date to celebrate the Web@30 on 12 March 2019 Mélissa Gaillard achintya Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:15   In 1989, CERN was a hive of ideas and information stored on multiple incompatible computers. Tim Berners-Lee envisioned a unifying structure for linking information across different computers, and wrote a proposal in March 1989 called “Information […]
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  • Relive 2018 at CERN 12.21.2018
    Relive 2018 at CERN cmenard Fri, 12/21/2018 - 10:08 (Video: CERN)Whether you’re passionate about science or simply curious, young or not so young, interested in technology or in international cooperation, 2018 had some wonderful surprises in store for you at CERN. From new studies on the Higgs boson to the start-up of antimatter experiments, the […]
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  • CERN wishes you Happy New Year 2019 12.19.2018
    CERN wishes you Happy New Year 2019 achintya Wed, 12/19/2018 - 16:25 2019 promises to be another brilliant year for CERN, marked by anniversaries of past achievements and preparations for the future. On 12 March, the Laboratory will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first paper in which Tim Berners-Lee outlined his proposal for what would […]
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  • The future of particle physics in Europe is taking shape 12.19.2018
    The future of particle physics in Europe is taking shape cmenard Wed, 12/19/2018 - 11:00 Tuesday, 18 December was an important milestone in the process of updating the European Strategy for Particle Physics, marking the deadline for the submission of proposals from the particle physics community for the long-term priorities of the discipline in Europe. […]
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  • First result from HIE-ISOLDE is doubly magic 12.19.2018
    First result from HIE-ISOLDE is doubly magic Ana Lopes abelchio Wed, 12/19/2018 - 10:37 Physicists are no magicians, but ask them about how protons and neutrons are arranged in atomic nuclei and you’ll be sure to hear the term magic. Just like electrons fill up a series of onion-like shells of different energy around an […]
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  • LHC experiments share highlights for 2018 12.14.2018
    LHC experiments share highlights for 2018 Achintya Rao achintya Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:53 Particle showers in the ALICE detector during the first lead nuclei collisions of 2018 (Image: ALICE/CERN) It has been a record-breaking year for the LHC, with the accelerator delivering over twice as much proton–proton collision data as it did in all three […]
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  • CERN Open Days - Explore the future with us! 12.14.2018
    CERN Open Days - Explore the future with us! anschaef Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:35 On 14 and 15 September 2019, CERN will open its doors to the public for two special days at the heart of one of the world’s largest particle-physics laboratories*. The CERN Open Days have become a regular feature of the period […]
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  • Key plans for the next two years of the LHC 12.10.2018
    Key plans for the next two years of the LHC Letizia Diamante ldiamant Mon, 12/10/2018 - 13:33 Passing the baton, or, even better, the key (Image: CERN) As with everything in this world, scientific instruments have a limited life-span, and from time to time they need a revamp. But compared to other objects, a technical […]
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  • LHC prepares for new achievements 12.03.2018
    LHC prepares for new achievements ldiamant Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:39 The Superconducting Magnets and Circuits Consolidation project which took place during the first Long Shutdown (LS1) (Image: CERN) Geneva, 3 December 2018. Early this morning, operators of the CERN Control Centre turned off the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), ending the very successful second run of […]
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  • ESA subjects artificial-intelligence chip to tests at CERN 11.30.2018
    ESA subjects artificial-intelligence chip to tests at CERN achintya Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:02 ESA have engaged Ubotica to test the space-worthiness of the Intel Myriad2 system-on-chip for space applications https://www.movidius.com/myriad2 (Image: CERN) An ESA-led team subjected Intel’s new Myriad 2 artificial intelligence (AI) chip to one of the most energetic radiation beams available on Earth: […]
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  • Untangling the origin of string theory 11.28.2018
    Untangling the origin of string theory Matthew Chalmers cagrigor Wed, 11/28/2018 - 18:09 photo of Gabriele Veneziano for Marilena Streit-Bianchi, on the subject of string theory. Veneziano is considered the founder of this theory. (Image: CERN) In the summer of 1968, while a visitor in CERN’s theory division, theoretical physicist Gabriele Veneziano wrote a paper […]
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  • First full satellite tested in CERN’s CHARM facility 11.28.2018
    First full satellite tested in CERN’s CHARM facility Simon Olofsson cagrigor Wed, 11/28/2018 - 13:04 CELESTA satellite (Image: CERN) CHARM, a unique facility at CERN to test electronics in complex radiation environments, has now tested its first full space system: CELESTA (CERN Latchup and radmon Experiment STudent sAtellite). The micro-satellite was successfully tested and qualified […]
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  • TEDxCERN: A remarkable elephant in the room 11.26.2018
    TEDxCERN: A remarkable elephant in the room Cristina Agrigoroae cagrigor Mon, 11/26/2018 - 14:26 (Image: CERN) As with each edition, this year’s TEDxCERN triggered a high dose of inspiration and raised a multitude of questions in terms of science, technology and the future of humankind. The “Elephant in the room” theme was matched by a […]
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  • Google and Micron join CERN openlab 11.23.2018
    Google and Micron join CERN openlab Andrew Purcell cmenard Fri, 11/23/2018 - 11:46 Last week, at the 2018 Supercomputing Conference in Dallas, Texas, two new companies announced that they are joining CERN openlab. CERN openlab is a unique public-private partnership through which CERN collaborates with leading ICT companies to accelerate the development of the computing […]
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  • Using CERN magnet technology in innovative cancer treatment 11.19.2018
    Using CERN magnet technology in innovative cancer treatment Linn Tvede Giovanni Porcellana cagrigor Mon, 11/19/2018 - 22:56 The new compact non-rotating gantry design enables the treatment of tumours from different angles using superconducting toroidal magnets (Image: Daniel Dominguez/CERN) Derived from developments in accelerators, detectors and computing, the state-of-the-art technologies behind particle physics have historically contributed […]
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  • TEDxCERN: events worth experiencing this week 11.19.2018
    TEDxCERN: events worth experiencing this week Antonella Del Rosso cagrigor Mon, 11/19/2018 - 09:34 TEDxCERN 2018 is a whole series of events and initiatives taking place this week (Image: CERN) TEDxCERN is in the starting blocks. Todayy, 19 November, and tomorrow, inspiring international scientists and world-renowned artists will gather in Geneva to discuss what evolution […]
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  • Exploring quantum computing for high-energy physics 11.15.2018
    Exploring quantum computing for high-energy physics Andrew Purcell cagrigor Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:13 Eckhard Elsen, Director for Research and Computing at CERN, at the CERN openlab workshop on quantum computing in high-energy physics (Image: Andrew Purcell/CERN) A first-of-its-kind workshop on quantum computing in high-energy physics took place at CERN last week, organised by CERN openlab. […]
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