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

  • The Standard Model stands its ground February 14, 2017
    Stefania Pandolfi Event display of a typical Bs0 decay into two muons. The two muon tracks from the Bs0 decay are shown in green. (Image: LHCb collaboration) Today, in a seminar at CERN, the LHCb collaboration has presented an exceptional result on a very rare decay of a particle called Bs0. This observation marks yet […]
    Stefania Pandolfi
  • Naturally I'm a scientist February 11, 2017
    Corinne Pralavorio Manuela Cirilli, an Italian physicist, is responsible for medical applications in CERN’s Knowledge Transfer group. (Image: Sophia Bennett/CERN) What place do women have in science? Have things really changed? To mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, female physicists, engineers and computer scientists at CERN share their own experiences of building a […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett
  • Quark Matter 2017: understanding the early universe February 10, 2017
    ALICE Heavy Ion Event Displays - 25 November 2015. (Image: CERN) Geneva and Chicago, 9 February 2017. This week the LHC experiment collaborations presented their latest results at the Quark Matter 2017 conference on how matter behaved in the very early moments of the universe. Each year a special heavy ion run of CERN’s Large Hadron Collider […]
    Iva Maksimova Raynova

RSS CERN: Updates for students and educators

  • Second Innovation for Change project kicks off today January 31, 2017
    Last year's Innovation for Change project kick off was held in CERN's IdeaSquare (Image: Luca Magnani/SAFM) Following last year's success the Innovation for Change project kicked off it's second edition today, at CERN. The project asks 50 students, with scientific or engineering backgrounds, to work together for the next five months in both Geneva and Turin. The students are split […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett
  • Video contest: PACMAN needs you! January 20, 2017
    Tommaso Portaluri The ten PACMAN fellows holding an object representative of their research field. (Image: PACMAN) PACMAN, a Marie Curie Project, has launched an animation contest, with a prize of 500 Swiss Francs.  The competition asks students to submit an animated video that explains to the general public the basic physics and engineering, as well […]
    Stefania Pandolfi
  • Deadline extended for CERN high-school summer camp January 12, 2017
    Students at the CERN S’cool LAB (Image: Jeff Wiener/ CERN) Are you a high-school student and fascinated by the world of particle physics? If yes, you have 4 weeks left to apply for the first S’Cool LAB Summer CAMP at CERN! We offer 22 places for high-school students (aged 16-19) from all around the world. […]
    Harriet Kim Jarlett