Geneva, 11 March 2016. Today Arts @ CERN launches an international call for artists for the COLLIDE International Award - a new collaboration between CERN and FACT1 and announces2 the winning artists of COLLIDE Geneva, ACCELERATE Lithuania and ACCELERATE UAE.
CERN and the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have signed a cooperation agreement, providing a framework for future close cooperation and the exchange of information. The agreement addresses many areas, including scientific research, technology, and education and public outreach activities.
The ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN are taking a very cautionary position concerning a measurement that deviates slightly from what would be expected from known physics. Studying events containing two photons and assuming that these photons originate from the decay of a massive particle, both experiments see a small excess in the mass region of 750-760 GeV. The same analyses were also carried out on the data from the first LHC run and, within the statistics available, did not yield a sizable excess over the expectations from standard physics processes.
Early tomorrow morning Geneva time, the CERN Large Hadron Collider will attempt to start delivering physics data for the first time in 27 months. After an almost two year shutdown and several months of re-commissioning, the LHC experiments are ready to take data at the unprecedented energy of 13 TeV, almost double the collision energy of its first run. This will mark the start of season 2 at the LHC, opening the way to new discoveries.