Geneva, 11 October 2018. During its hundred-and-ninetieth session, the CERN Council formally launched the update of the European Strategy for Particle Physics, a two-year process involving the whole community and aiming at developing a common vision for the future of particle physics in Europe. The process is expected to be concluded in May 2020, with the approval of the updated strategy by CERN’s Council.
An unprecedented combination of experimental nuclear physics and theoretical and computational modelling techniques has been brought together to reveal the full extent of the odd-even shape staggering of exotic mercury isotopes, and explain how it happens.
Updated on 1 October 2018
From 26 to 28 September, CERN hosted the first workshop on High Energy Theory and Gender focusing on recent developments in theoretical high-energy physics and cosmology, and discussed issues of gender and equal opportunities in the field.
It is unfortunate that one of the 38 sessions, by a scientist from one of the collaborating universities, risks overshadowing the important message and achievements of the event.
Geneva, 28 September 2018. CERN, the État de Genève and the Commune de Meyrin today inaugurated the brand-new Esplanade des Particules, an open space firmly focused on welcoming visitors and the general public. This large public space was designed with pedestrians and sustainable transport in mind.
Geneva, 28 September 2018. The CERN Council today announced the election of Dr Ursula Bassler as its 23rd President, for a period of one year renewable twice, with a mandate starting on 1 January 2019. She will take over from Professor Sijbrand de Jong, who concludes his three-year term at the end of December.