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 to become Associate Member of CERN June 27, 2017
    (Image: Official Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania by Robertas Dačkus) Today, in Vilnius, Lithuania, CERN Director General, Fabiola Gianotti, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, signed the Agreement admitting Lithuania as an […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett
  • The future of the LHC takes shape June 23, 2017
    Stefania Pandolfi View of a short-model magnet for the High Luminosity LHC quadrupole. (Image: Robert Hradil, Monika Majer/ While the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is at the start of a new season of data taking, scientists and engineers around the world are already looking ahead, and working hard to develop its upgrade, the High-Luminosity LHC. […]
    Corinne Pralavorio
  • Musician Howie Day records love song to physics June 23, 2017
    Singer Howie Day recorded a parody version of his song ‘Collide’ at CERN (Image: Noemi Caraban Gonzalez/CERN)
    Harriet Kim Jarlett

RSS CERN: Updates for students and educators

  • Training tomorrow’s ICT specialists: students return to CERN June 12, 2017
    Orestis Galanis From left to right: Anda-Catalina Chelba (Romania), Dmytro Petruk (Ukraine), Dimitrios Christidis (Greece), Emil Kleszcz (Poland), Jelena Banjac (Serbia), Cristina-Gabriela Moraru (Romania), Kristina Satara (Serbia), and Nikola Hardi (Serbia). Next week, the first 2017 CERN openlab summer students will arrive at the laboratory. For the 37 students selected, a summer of enriching work […]
    Stefania Pandolfi
  • 40th CERN School of Computing goes to Spain: Apply now! April 10, 2017
    Sebastian Lopienski Applications are now open for CERN’s 40th School of Computing. The CSC 2017 will take place from 27 August to 9 September 2017 in Madrid, Spain, in collaboration with Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM).   The two-week programme consists of more than 50 hours of lectures and hands-on exercises, all in advanced, interesting and […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett
  • Sit down for coffee with the Standard Model April 7, 2017
    Julia Woithe The Standard Model Lagrangian on a mug available in the CERN shop (Image: CERN) A new, open-access paper, published in Physics Education, helps teachers to explain the Standard Model and the equation used to describe it. The Standard Model of particle physics is one of the most successful theories about how our Universe works, […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett