In this section you will find CERN's latest updates and press releases.


Press release: India to become Associate Member State of CERN

Geneva and Mumbai, 21 November 2016. Today, CERN Director General, Fabiola Gianotti, and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) of the Government of India, Sekhar Basu signed an Agreement admitting India to CERN as an Associate Member. The Government of India still needs to notify CERN of its final approval for the Agreement to enter into force.

Press release: CERN experiment improves precision of antiproton mass measurement with new innovative cooling technique

Geneva, 3 November 2016. In a paper published today in the journal Science, the ASACUSA experiment at CERN reported new precision measurement of the mass of the antiproton relative to that of the electron. This result is based on spectroscopic measurements with about 2 billion antiprotonic helium atoms cooled to extremely cold temperatures of 1.5 to 1.7 degrees above absolute zero.

Update: TEDxCERN 2016: ripples of curiosity arriving at CERN this November

Geneva, 6 October 2016. The 4th TEDxCERN event will explore curiosity and the innovations it sparks. On the theme “Ripples of curiosity,” it will feature bold talks by scientists, artists and entrepreneurs who are creating ripples in their fields and transforming our world. The event will be hosted in the CERN Main Auditorium on Saturday, 5 November, from 14:00 to 18:30 CET.


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