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  • A different sound in the LHC tunnel 09.18.2019
    A different sound in the LHC tunnel camonnin Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:44 On a recent visit to CERN, the world-famous cellist, Yo-Yo Ma played in a unique music hall – 100 metres underground in the tunnel of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This video shows Yo-Yo Ma playing the Prélude from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 6 in […]
    camonnin
  • LS2 Report: CMS set to glitter with installation of new GEMs 09.17.2019
    LS2 Report: CMS set to glitter with installation of new GEMs Achintya Rao achintya Tue, 09/17/2019 - 12:22 Installation in the CMS detector (Image: CERN) Muons – heavy, weakly interacting particles – zip past the inner layers of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS), after being produced in collisions by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). They […]
    achintya
  • Journées portes ouvertes, la passion en partage 09.16.2019
    Infectious enthusiasm at the Open Days cmenard Mon, 09/16/2019 - 14:55 Admire technological wonders 100 metres underground, drive cranes, play with miniature accelerators, operate robots, discover a multitude of technologies and immerse yourself in the enigmas of the Universe... you were some 75 000 visitors this weekend participating in CERN's Open Days. An exceptional opportunity […]
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  • La haute luminosité s’installe dans le tunnel 09.04.2019
    Installing high luminosity in the tunnel Corinne Pralavorio cmenard Wed, 09/04/2019 - 10:51 The component concerned, known as a TANB, is the first definitive component of the High-Luminosity LHC to be installed in the Large Hadron Collider tunnel. An inauguration ceremony on Friday, 30 August, marked the arrival of this piece of equipment for the […]
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  • LS2 Report: ATLAS upgrades are in full swing 09.03.2019
    LS2 Report: ATLAS upgrades are in full swing Anaïs Schaeffer anschaef Tue, 09/03/2019 - 10:03 A few months ago, the ATLAS Collaboration presented its schedule for the second long shutdown 2 (LS2) concerning the detector’s repair, consolidation and upgrade activities. Since then, the experiment’s LS2 programme has been refined to best meet needs and constraints. […]
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  • CERN Open Days: come and explore the future 09.02.2019
    CERN Open Days: come and explore the future melissa Mon, 09/02/2019 - 11:50 Logo of the CERN Open Days 2019 (Image: CERN) On Saturday, 14 and Sunday, 15 September, CERN will open its doors to the public. Taking advantage of the second long shutdown of the Large Hadron Collider, the Laboratory will be offering visitors […]
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  • Sensor used at CERN could help gravitational-wave hunters 08.30.2019
    Sensor used at CERN could help gravitational-wave hunters Ana Lopes achintya Fri, 08/30/2019 - 15:16 Aerial view of the Advanced Virgo detector, where a precision laser interferometer used at CERN was installed and is being tested (Image: Virgo collaboration) (Image: CERN) It started with a relatively simple goal: create a prototype for a new kind […]
    achintya
  • Artificial intelligence: the only way is ethics 08.30.2019
    Artificial intelligence: the only way is ethics Andrew Purcell achintya Fri, 08/30/2019 - 15:05 Vivek Nallur is an assistant professor at University College Dublin (Image: CERN) CERN has an ambitious upgrade programme for its flagship accelerator complex over the next two decades. This is vital to continue pushing back the frontiers of knowledge in fundamental […]
    achintya
  • From capturing collisions to avoiding them 08.28.2019
    From capturing collisions to avoiding them Kate Kahle achintya Wed, 08/28/2019 - 13:47 These proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV were recorded during the high pile-up fill of Run 2. The events are from isolated bunches with average pileup roughly around 100. (Image: CERN) With about one billion proton–proton collisions per second […]
    achintya
  • Celebrating 30 years of a giant LEP for humankind 08.13.2019
    Celebrating 30 years of a giant LEP for humankind achintya Tue, 08/13/2019 - 15:20 (Image: CERN) On this day thirty years ago, the Large Electron–Positron collider (LEP) saw its first collisions. Designed to study the recently discovered W and Z  bosons, and to look for signs of the Higgs boson, it was a remarkable machine […]
    achintya
  • LS2 Report: New SPS beam dump takes shape 08.13.2019
    LS2 Report: New SPS beam dump takes shape Achintya Rao achintya Tue, 08/13/2019 - 09:44 Dismantling of beamline BA5 "decabling, dismantling and enlargement of tunnel in new beamline, cabling, rebuild LS5 beamline" 90% vacuum around SPS. Remove beam dump remove from BA1 to install new one in BA5. New beam dump on surface (test in […]
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  • CERN theorist shares Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics 08.06.2019
    CERN theorist shares Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics abelchio Tue, 08/06/2019 - 16:00 Portrait of Sergio Ferrara, Dan Freedman and Peter van Nieuwenhuizen at the Council Chamber (Image: CERN) CERN theorist Sergio Ferrara has been awarded the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, alongside Daniel Z. Freedman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and […]
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  • Sixty years of the CERN Courier 08.05.2019
    Sixty years of the CERN Courier Matthew Chalmers achintya Mon, 08/05/2019 - 17:01 A collage of several covers of the CERN Courier over the years (Image: CERN) In August 1959, when CERN was just five years old, and the Proton Synchrotron was preparing for beams, Director-General Cornelis Bakker founded a new periodical to inform staff […]
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  • Cleaner cruises thanks to particle accelerators 08.05.2019
    Cleaner cruises thanks to particle accelerators Maurizio Vretenar achintya Mon, 08/05/2019 - 14:07 Scientists are testing whether a particle accelerator can be used to clean up particulate matter emitted by the diesel engines on ships (Image: CERN) Maritime traffic is the single largest contributor to air pollution – a single cruise ship emits as much […]
    achintya
  • LHC à haute luminosité : des pelleteuses à 100 mètres sous terre 08.01.2019
    High-Luminosity LHC: diggers at work 100 metres underground Elisa Pospieszny camonnin Thu, 08/01/2019 - 14:29 Excavation of PM17 shaft, installation of wire mesh and lattice girders and shotcrete application. (Image: CERN) Dig, dig, dig. One hundred metres underground, excavation work is under way for the High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider project. This next-generation LHC, which will […]
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  • n_TOF facility explores neutron imaging 07.29.2019
    n_TOF facility explores neutron imaging Ana Lopes abelchio Mon, 07/29/2019 - 12:56 n_TOF Neutron Time of Flight at the PS at CERN (Image: CERN) X-ray imaging is a widely used technique to image the interior of materials – anyone who has had their teeth or another part of their body X-rayed will be familiar with […]
    abelchio
  • CERN and ESA forge closer ties through cooperation protocol 07.25.2019
    CERN and ESA forge closer ties through cooperation protocol achintya Thu, 07/25/2019 - 16:05 Part of this image shows the LHC tunnel with the accelerator in it while the rest of it shows galaxies, stars and nebulae in outer space (Image: CERN) A new collaboration agreement between CERN and ESA, signed on 11 July, will […]
    achintya
  • NA64 casts light on dark photons 07.22.2019
    NA64 casts light on dark photons Ana Lopes abelchio Mon, 07/22/2019 - 13:06 NA64 ECAL and HCAL. (Image: CERN) Without dark matter, most galaxies in the universe would not hold together. Scientists are pretty sure about this. However, they have not been able to observe dark matter and the particles that comprise it directly. They […]
    abelchio
  • Dutch artist Rosa Menkman wins Collide International Barcelona Award 07.18.2019
    Dutch artist Rosa Menkman wins Collide International Barcelona Award abha Thu, 07/18/2019 - 09:47 Dutch artist Rosa Menkman, winner of Collide International Barcelona Award 2019 (Image: Courtesy of the Artist) Geneva and Barcelona. Dutch artist Rosa Menkman has been selected as the winner of the first Collide International award in Barcelona alongside four Honorary Mentions. […]
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  • LHC’s cooling system, an energy source for CERN’s neighbours 07.17.2019
    LHC’s cooling system, an energy source for CERN’s neighbours Anaïs Schaeffer anschaef Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:12 Can fundamental physics keep you warm in winter? Using neurons, maybe? Think bigger! Like some industrial sites, scientific facilities can be used to heat living spaces. CERN is taking the first steps in this direction. On 26 June, the […]
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