Geneva, 5 May 2015. On Monday, the Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG – University Hospitals of Geneva) and CERN1 opened an emergency response centre on the Swiss part of the CERN site. The centre is the result of a collaboration established under the auspices of the Swiss federal and Geneva cantonal authorities and aims to improve safety on the CERN sites and in the western part of the Canton of Geneva. Every day, around 9000 people are present on the CERN site.
Geneva, 30 April 2015. Arts @ CERN, CERN1's official engagement with the arts, is today announcing three winning art projects from the different strands, Accelerate @ CERN and Collide @ CERN, as well as launching the international open call for Collide @ CERN in digital arts. Now in its fifth year, Arts @ CERN has welcomed more than 70 artists to the Laboratory.
Geneva, 22 April 2015. A group of scientists led by Nobel laureate Carlo Rubbia will transport the world’s largest liquid-argon neutrino detector across the Atlantic Ocean from CERN1 to its new home at the U.S. Department of Energy’2s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory3.
Geneva, 15 April 2015. The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS1) collaboration will present today the latest results in its quest to understand the origin of cosmic rays and dark matter. These intriguing results will be shared and discussed during the “AMS days” starting today at CERN2, with many of the world’s leading theoretical physicists and principal investigators of some of the major experiments exploring the field of cosmic-ray physics.
Geneva, 5 April 2015. After two years of intense maintenance and consolidation, and several months of preparation for restart, the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful particle accelerator in the world, is back in operation. Today at 10.41am, a proton beam was back in the 27-kilometer ring, followed at 12.27pm by a second beam rotating in the opposite direction. These beams circulated at their injection energy of 450 GeV. Over the coming days, operators will check all systems before increasing energy of the beams.