The Etat de Genève and CERN are today announcing the imminent start of work just outside the CERN site to create the brand-new Esplanade des Particules, a space worthy of Europe’s leading laboratory for particle physics. At the gateway into Geneva and Switzerland, CERN is already a top visitor attraction and enjoys global renown. The project will integrate the Laboratory better into the local urban landscape, making it more open and more easily accessible. Work will begin on 18 April and will last for a period of 16 months.
In this section you will find CERN's latest updates and press releases.
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.
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.