In a paper published today in the journal Nature Communications, the BASE collaboration at CERN reports the most precise measurement ever made of the magnetic moment of the antiproton, allowing a fundamental comparison between matter and antimatter.
In this section you will find CERN's latest updates and press releases.
Geneva, 16 January 2017.
Today, India has become an Associate Member State of CERN. This follows official notification to CERN that the Government of India has completed its internal approval procedures in respect of the agreement, signed in November 2016, granting that status to the country.
Geneva/ Liverpool, 16 January 2017. Today Arts at CERN and FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) announce its international call for artists to enter submissions for the COLLIDE International Award. This is the second year of this successful collaboration between CERN and FACT. Last year over 900 artists, from 71 countries applied for the award.
Allan, Jordan, 12 January 2017. A beam circulated for the first time in the pioneering SESAME synchrotron at 18:12 (UTC+2) yesterday. Following the first single turn, the next steps will be to achieve multi-turns, store and then accelerate a beam. This is an important milestone on the way to research getting underway at the first light-source laboratory in the Middle East.
Geneva, 19 December 2016. In a paper published today in the journal Nature, the ALPHA collaboration reports the first ever measurement on the optical spectrum of an antimatter atom. This achievement features technological developments that open up a completely new era in high-precision antimatter research. It is the result of over 20 years of work by the CERN antimatter community.