Science & Technology




  • LHCb lead collisions November 26, 2015
    Lead ions collide in the LHCb detector (Image: LHCb) For more information about this image visit the CERN Document Server.
    Cian O'Luanaigh
  • Keep on truckin' November 18, 2015
    This truck creates vibrations in the ground to measure how seismic waves travel through the rock beneath the surface (Image: Sophia Bennett) For more information about this image visit the CERN Document Server.
    Cian O'Luanaigh
  • RFQ up close November 12, 2015
    This entry for the CERN Photowalk 2015 contest shows detail from a radiofrequency cavity - a structure that accelerates charged particles (Image: Gaetan De Freitas) For more information about this image visit the CERN Document Server.
    Cian O'Luanaigh

RSS CERN: Updates for the general public

  • Lithuania becomes Associate Member State of CERN January 8, 2018
    CERN Director General, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania and the President of the Republic of Lithuania at the signing of the agreement (Image: Robertas Dačkus/Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania) Today, the Republic of Lithuania became an Associate Member State of CERN. This follows official notification to […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett
  • CERN wishes you Happy New Year 2018 January 1, 2018
    (Video: Daniel Dominguez/CERN) CERN wishes you Happy New Year 2018. In 2017, CERN pushed the limits of knowledge with many new developments. Its flagship machine, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), collected a staggering amount of data, accumulating 5 million billion proton-proton collisions. In 2018, the LHC begins its final year of data-taking before the second […]
    Corinne Pralavorio
  • CERN in 2017: a year in images December 22, 2017
      (Video: Noemi Caraban/CERN) This year has been rich with new facilities for research and applications, physics results that enrich human knowledge and international collaborations that bring together more countries, as well as programmes to train and educate thousands of students and teachers. This video showcases the highlights of 2017 at CERN. Find out more […]
    Corinne Pralavorio

RSS CERN: Updates for students and educators

  • CERN women expand horizons for future female scientists December 18, 2017
    Nicoletta Garelli The girls learnt about many aspects of science, including superconductivity (Image: Guillaume Megévand / EYH, 2013)   Last month, 32 women working at CERN contributed to the fifth bi-annual "Expanding your Horizons (EYH) - Geneva" event, which took place at the University of Geneva. The EYH Geneva organisation is part of the EYH […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett
  • Applications open for 2018 CERN openlab Summer Students December 7, 2017
    The group of 2017 CERN openlab summer students in front of the Globe of Science and Innovation (Image: Andrew Purcell/CERN) Are you a bachelor's or master's student in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or physics? Do you have a strong computing profile, and would be interested in working on advanced ICT projects at CERN during summer […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett
  • Happy International Cosmic Day November 30, 2017
    Kate Kahle This map shows the worldwide participants of International Cosmic Day 2017, more detail here: (Image: DESY) Today, International Cosmic Day takes place for the sixth time. High-school students from around the world are investigating cosmic rays, discussing their results with scientists and working like a scientific international collaboration.  Cosmic rays are everywhere, […]
    Stefania Pandolfi