history of cern

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Annual Reports

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At CERN
At CERN
Annual report

Higgs boson and the Standard Model in the 70s

As the various breakthroughs of the 1970s gradually consolidated the Standard Model, the Brout–Englert–Higgs field and its boson emerged as the most promising theoretical model to explain the origin of mass

Feature
Physics
10 May, 2022

Higgs10: The Higgs boson in the 1970s

As the various breakthroughs of the 1970s gradually consolidated the Standard Model, the Brout–Englert–Higgs field and its boson emerged as the most promising theoretical model to explain the origin of mass

News
Physics
10 May, 2022
Physics
News
10 May, 2022

A boson is born

The Higgs boson holds the record (48 years) among elementary particles for the time between prediction and discovery, going from an esoteric technicality to commanding the global spotlight at the world’s most powerful collider

Feature
Physics
28 April, 2022
Physics
Feature
28 April, 2022

Higgs10: A boson is born

News
Physics
28 April, 2022
Physics
News
28 April, 2022

Brazil to become an Associate Member State of CERN

On 3 March 2022, CERN Director-General Fabiola Gianotti and Brazilian Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation Marcos Pontes signed an agreement admitting Brazil as an Associate Member State of CERN

Press release
At CERN
12 April, 2022
At CERN
Press release
12 April, 2022

CERN and IUPAP: A long-standing partnership

The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) gets ready to mark its centenary year in 2022 and, as a long-standing partner, CERN will be part of the celebrations

News
At CERN
08 December, 2021
At CERN
News
08 December, 2021

Latvia becomes Associate Member State of CERN

CERN has been officially notified that the remaining steps for the entry into force of Latvia's Associate Membership have been completed

News
At CERN
02 August, 2021

Poland celebrates 30 years of CERN membership

Thirty years ago today, the Polish flag flew alongside those of CERN’s other Member States for the first time

News
At CERN
01 July, 2021

Latvia to join CERN as an Associate Member State

Representatives of CERN and of the Republic of Latvia signed an Agreement today admitting Latvia as a CERN Associate Member State

Press release
At CERN
14 April, 2021
At CERN
Press release
14 April, 2021

Looking back on 50 years of hadron colliders

This week marks the 50th anniversary of collisions in CERN’s Intersecting Storage Rings, the first hadron collider ever built

News
Accelerators
26 January, 2021
Accelerators
News
26 January, 2021