CERN

Latest stories

1d
The Age
State of the art: how Victoria is developing its design courses and credentialsMilliner Richard Nylon is all about the pushing the design envelope. When he wa
State of the art: how Victoria is developing its design courses and credentials
The Age / Posted yesterday
Milliner Richard Nylon is all about the pushing the design envelope. When he was commissioned to make a Minnie Mouse headpiece, he turned to technology. "Millinery is an applied art that most people think is frozen in 1950. It isn't, and I encourage... Read more
2d
International Business Times
Subatomic particles that appear to defy Standard Model points to undiscovered forces Subatomic particles have been found that appear to defy the Standard Model of p
Subatomic particles that appear to defy Standard Model points to undiscovered forces
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Subatomic particles have been found that appear to defy the Standard Model of particle physics. The team working at Cern's Large Hadron Collider have found evidence of leptons decaying at different rates, which could possibly point to some... Read more
3d
The Washington Times
Golden Hammer: Poorly monitored science research wastes taxpayers’ money abroadBack when Bill Clinton was still president, the National Science Foundation beg
Golden Hammer: Poorly monitored science research wastes taxpayers’ money abroad
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
Back when Bill Clinton was still president, the National Science Foundation began doling out millions of dollars to Northeastern University to perform research on nuclear particle collider technology. The work wasn’t even based in America, but rather... Read more
3d
PhysOrg
Evidence suggests subatomic particles could defy the standard modelIn this event display from the LHCb experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider,
Evidence suggests subatomic particles could defy the standard model
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
In this event display from the LHCb experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider, proton-proton collisions at the interaction point (far left) result in a shower of leptons and other charged particles. The yellow and green lines are computer-generated... Read more
3d
PhysOrg
First signals from CALET on the ISSAfter berthing with the ISS, CALET is to be extracted by robotic arm from the J
First signals from CALET on the ISS
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
After berthing with the ISS, CALET is to be extracted by robotic arm from the Japanese H-II transfer vehicle (left, with Japanese flag) and installed on the Japanese Experiment Module (right) where it will start its first data-taking. Credit:... Read more
3d
International Business Times
Google Foobar: How searching the web earned a software graduate a job at Google Google uses a secret web tool called foo.bar to recruit new employees based on
Google Foobar: How searching the web earned a software graduate a job at Google
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Google uses a secret web tool called foo.bar to recruit new employees based on what they search for online. Specific searches relating to coding and software development prompt Google to ask the user if they are "up for a challenge" in a system which... Read more
4d
The North West Star
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Daily Liberal
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
The Border Mail
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Illawarra Mercury
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
The Courier
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Northern Daily Leader
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
The Young Witness
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Western Advocate
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Kiama Independent
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Manning River Times
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Goondiwindi Argus
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Nerdy holidays: The top 10 destinations for geeks (and geek-lovers)
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
The Border Mail
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Illawarra Mercury
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
The Courier
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Northern Daily Leader
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
The Young Witness
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Western Advocate
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Kiama Independent
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Manning River Times
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Goondiwindi Argus
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
The North West Star
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
4d
Daily Liberal
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerdsFear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'l
Not the beach: Ten of the best holidays for nerds
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
Fear not, geeks - there are plenty of nerdy attractions around the world that'll prevent you from having to go to the beach. Why go to the beach when you can see planes being made? Who on earth would want to go to an art gallery when they can visit... Read more
21 related stories
6d
Business Wire
Fondazione Crosetto: offerta di brevetti relativi ad una tecnologia salvavita a filantropi o investitori privati in cambio di esami gratuiti di screening con la 3D-CBS per ridurre significativamente la mortalità da cancro“Ho dedicato oltre 20 anni della mia vita e quasi tutte le mie risorse personal
Fondazione Crosetto: offerta di brevetti relativi ad una tecnologia salvavita a filantropi o investitori privati in cambio di esami gratuiti di screening con la 3D-CBS per ridurre significativamente la mortalità da cancro
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
“Ho dedicato oltre 20 anni della mia vita e quasi tutte le mie risorse personali a beneficio dell'umanità, fornendo innovazioni tecnologiche inconfutabili nel rilevamento delle particelle e rendendo possibile una diagnosi precoce del cancro” dice... Read more
23 related stories
6d
PhysOrg
After a half century, the exotic pentaquark particle is foundIllustration of one possible layout of the quarks in a pentaquark particle such
After a half century, the exotic pentaquark particle is found
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Illustration of one possible layout of the quarks in a pentaquark particle such as those discovered at LHCb. The five quarks might be tightly bonded, or they might be assembled into a meson (one quark and one antiquark) and a baryon (three quarks),... Read more
6d
PhysOrg
Large Hadron Collider progresses toward higher intensitiesRamping up. Credit: Maximilien Brice/CERN As with any particle accelerator desi
Large Hadron Collider progresses toward higher intensities
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Ramping up. Credit: Maximilien Brice/CERN As with any particle accelerator designed to explore a new energy frontier, the operators at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have to take the machine up to its full operating potential step by step. Following... Read more
6d
The Scientist
A Costly Case of Grant FraudWIKIMEDIA, NODAR KHERKHEULIDZEIn the agency’s priciest grant fraud settlement e
A Costly Case of Grant Fraud
The Scientist / Posted 6 days ago
WIKIMEDIA, NODAR KHERKHEULIDZEIn the agency’s priciest grant fraud settlement ever, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has ordered Northeastern University in Boston to pay back $2.7 million for nearly a decade of mishandling a grant from the... Read more
7d
The Advocate
LSU researchers’ telescope to arrive at space station Monday; will study high energy particles, ‘dark matter’With an anxious eye to the sky early Wednesday morning, LSU researchers joined
LSU researchers’ telescope to arrive at space station Monday; will study high energy particles, ‘dark matter’
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
With an anxious eye to the sky early Wednesday morning, LSU researchers joined about 50 members of an international team as they watched the culmination of 10 years of work launch into orbit on a Japanese cargo vessel. The CALorimetric Electron... Read more
9d
The Chattanoogan
Austin Peay State University Is The Place To Be For Historic 2017 Total Solar EclipseOn a cold February morning in 1979, a massive crowd gathered on a remote hill i
Austin Peay State University Is The Place To Be For Historic 2017 Total Solar Eclipse
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
On a cold February morning in 1979, a massive crowd gathered on a remote hill in Washington State to watch the day suddenly descend into darkness. For several seconds, no one spoke. “It’s eerie; it’s getting black here. Darkness at noon,” ABC News... Read more
9d
Kansas City InfoZine
Cosmic Neutrinos Observation Confirmed at South Pole A group of researchers using a massive, National Science Foundation (NSF)-fun
Cosmic Neutrinos Observation Confirmed at South Pole
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 9 days ago
A group of researchers using a massive, National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded instrument buried deep in the ice at the geographic South Pole have announced a new observation of high-energy... Read more
2 related stories
9d
PhysOrg
The Standard Model prevails—so far: CMS experiment publishes first test at new LHC energy of 13 TeVA top quark candidate in the CMS detector. Credit: CMS Collaboration Shortly af
The Standard Model prevails—so far: CMS experiment publishes first test at new LHC energy of 13 TeV
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
A top quark candidate in the CMS detector. Credit: CMS Collaboration Shortly after the start of Run 2 at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in June 2015, scientists from DESY and their colleagues from the experiments CMS and ATLAS have performed... Read more
10d
PhysOrg
Snaring a dark energy 'chameleon': Is dark energy hiding from us? Matter may be screening it from our viewUC Berkeley physicists used an atom interferometer to try to detect anomalous f
Snaring a dark energy 'chameleon': Is dark energy hiding from us? Matter may be screening it from our view
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
UC Berkeley physicists used an atom interferometer to try to detect anomalous forces from a chameleon field, a hypothetical dark energy particle. If chameleons exist, they would have a very small effect on the interaction between cesium atoms and an... Read more
10d
Ars Technica
Elon Musk’s hyperloop is actually getting kind of seriousHyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today that it has signed agreem
Elon Musk’s hyperloop is actually getting kind of serious
Ars Technica / Posted 10 days ago
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today that it has signed agreements to work with Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum and global engineering design firm Aecom, validation that it's not a serious project. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies The... Read more
10d
Philly.com
Joseph Terrence Heard, 46, mathematician and research scientist JOSEPH TERRANCE Heard had this dream. He would start a program for boys who h
Joseph Terrence Heard, 46, mathematician and research scientist
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
JOSEPH TERRANCE Heard had this dream. He would start a program for boys who have had discipline problems at school and encourage them to chase the same dream that led him to a... Read more
11d
PhysOrg
The unbearable lightness of helium may not be such a problem after allImage of a helium filled discharge tube shaped like the element's atomic symbol
The unbearable lightness of helium may not be such a problem after all
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
Image of a helium filled discharge tube shaped like the element's atomic symbol. Image: Pslawinski/ Wikipedia. Helium gas - essential for MRI scanners, semiconductor manufacture (and according to some, party balloons) - may not be on the verge of... Read more
11d
Daily Telegraph
Bernard d'Espagnat, physicistD’Espagnat, who had met Clauser and Freedman during a sabbatical in the United
Bernard d'Espagnat, physicist
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
D’Espagnat, who had met Clauser and Freedman during a sabbatical in the United States, was the first to point out the philosophical issues underlying the phenomenon of entanglement. In a series of papers and in “The Quantum Theory and Reality,” a... Read more
11d
PhysOrg
High-energy observatory launches this weekCALET, a high-energy astrophysics observatory, will be installed this week on t
High-energy observatory launches this week
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
CALET, a high-energy astrophysics observatory, will be installed this week on the exposed terrace (above) of the Japanese Experiment Module on the International Space Station. NASA TV will live stream both the launch and the installation. If... Read more
13d
techcentral.ie
CERN's data stores soar to 530m gigabytesScience institute’s data requirements grow at massive rate: every LHC experimen
CERN's data stores soar to 530m gigabytes
techcentral.ie / Posted 13 days ago
Science institute’s data requirements grow at massive rate: every LHC experiment creates 3GB of data per second Since restarting in June 2015 after a two-year upgrade, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear... Read more
13d
PhysOrg
The ALICE experiment at CERN makes precise comparison of light nuclei and antinucleiMeasurements of energy loss in the time-projection chamber enable the ALICE exp
The ALICE experiment at CERN makes precise comparison of light nuclei and antinuclei
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Measurements of energy loss in the time-projection chamber enable the ALICE experiment to identify antinuclei (upper curves on the left) and nuclei (upper curves on the right) produced in the lead-ion collisions at the LHC. The ALICE experiment at... Read more
13d
New Kerala
The ALICE experiment at CERN makes precise comparison of light nuclei and antinuclei The ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN has made a pr
The ALICE experiment at CERN makes precise comparison of light nuclei and antinuclei
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
The ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN has made a precise measurement of the difference between ratios of the mass and electric charge of... Read more
13d
PhysOrg
Best of Last Week – New fusion power design, a space elevator and low-fat diet found to be better than low-carb dietA cutaway view of the proposed ARC reactor. Thanks to powerful new magnet techn
Best of Last Week – New fusion power design, a space elevator and low-fat diet found to be better than low-carb diet
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
A cutaway view of the proposed ARC reactor. Thanks to powerful new magnet technology, the much smaller, less-expensive ARC reactor would deliver the same power output as a much larger reactor. Credit: the MIT ARC team (Phys.org)—It was a big week for... Read more
13d
Quartz
This 2,000 trillion watt laser could re-create the Big Bang–and make clean energy - Quartz not a toy The most powerful laser beam ever created has been recent
This 2,000 trillion watt laser could re-create the Big Bang–and make clean energy
Quartz / Posted 13 days ago
- Quartz not a toy The most powerful laser beam ever created has been recently fired... Read more
14d
EuroNews
ESA Astronaut trainer André Rosenberger explains how you get fit for spaceThe Astronaut Academy: The ‘rollercoaster ride’ of reentry to Earth It’s rocke
ESA Astronaut trainer André Rosenberger explains how you get fit for space
EuroNews / Posted 14 days ago
The Astronaut Academy: The ‘rollercoaster ride’ of reentry to Earth It’s rocket science! Inside the Vulcain and Vinci at Vernon The quest to capture gravitational waves The Astronaut Academy: ‘Like in the film Gravity’ Mars mystery: ExoMars... Read more
14d
Daily Telegraph
Endel Lippmaa, physicistThe fact, however, that the German originals were not found meant that Soviet o
Endel Lippmaa, physicist
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
The fact, however, that the German originals were not found meant that Soviet officials and scholars were able to present the protocols as Western forgeries. It remained the official policy of the Soviet Union to deny their existence. Lippmaa’s... Read more
16d
Brisbane Times
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science FestivalBelvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness
Science Week: some choice events at Sydney Science Festival
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 days ago
Belvedere Ampitheatre will come alive at dusk on Saturday. Photo: Peter Solness But there are plenty of other events that you should put into your diary. Here are some that are well worth catching. Field of Orbs Saturday, August 15, 5.30pm,... Read more
4 related stories
More

People in this news