Tag Archives: CERN

Science and Technology Facilities Council sponsors an inspirational trip to CERN for STEM Inspiration Award winners

SWINDON, 02-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The outstanding efforts of individuals and organisations up and down the UK to inspire young people to study STEM subjects will be celebrated at the STEM Inspiration Awards at the House of Lords today, 1 November … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow physicists part of groundbreaking new measurement of the Higgs boson from the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

GLASGOW, 31-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second time this summer, University of Glasgow physicists are celebrating a groundbreaking new measurement of the Higgs boson from the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC).  This time, they have observed the … Read the full press release

Researchers’ Night at CERN, a free and fun bilingual event on Friday 28 September 2018

GENEVA, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On Friday, 28 September 2018, budding scientists, beginners and fans of all ages will come together for Researchers’ Night at CERN, a free and fun bilingual event. For this great European celebration of science, the … Read the full press release

Students from the International School of Manila, Philippines, and R.N. Podar School in Mumbai, India are CERN Beamline for Schools 2018 winners

GENEVA, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — High-school students from the International School of Manila, Philippines, and R.N. Podar School in Mumbai, India, are the winners of the 2018 Beamline for Schools competition. In September, they will carry out their proposed experiments at CERN1 together with professional researchers. … Read the full press release

CERN: ALPHA collaboration reports the most precise direct measurement of antimatter ever made

GENEVA, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The ALPHA collaboration has reported the most precise direct measurement of antimatter ever made, revealing the spectral structure of the antihydrogen atom in unprecedented colour. The result, published today in Nature(link is external), is the culmination … Read the full press release

Vital components of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) detectors constructed in the UK and have now been shipped to CERN

SWINDON, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK has built an essential piece of the globally-anticipated DUNE experiment, which will study the differences between neutrinos and anti-neutrinos in a bid to understand how the Universe came to be made up of matter. … Read the full press release

CERN: new edition of the Collide International award in partnership with UK’s leading media arts centre Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT)

GENEVA/LIVERPOOL, 19-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (18 Dec 2017), Arts at CERN has announced a new edition of the Collide International award, in partnership with the UK’s leading media arts centre, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology). The competition is … Read the full press release

New CERN-MEDICIS facility produces its first radioisotopes for medical research to diagnose cancers

GENEVA, 14-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (12 Dec 2017), the new CERN-MEDICIS facility has produced radioisotopes for medical research for the first time. MEDICIS (Medical Isotopes Collected from ISOLDE) aims to provide a wide range of radioisotopes, some of which can … Read the full press release

Lithuania joins CERN as an Associate Member

VILNIUS, 29-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (27 June 2017), in Vilnius, Lithuania, CERN Director General, Fabiola Gianotti, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, … Read the full press release

His Majesty King Abdullah II opens the SESAME light source, the first regional laboratory for the Middle East

Allan, Jordan, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The SESAME light source was today officially opened by His Majesty King Abdullah II. An intergovernmental organization, SESAME is the first regional laboratory for the Middle East and neighbouring regions The laboratory’s official opening ushers … Read the full press release

ALICE collaboration: proton collisions sometimes present similar patterns to those observed in the collisions of heavy nuclei

GENEVA, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a paper published today in Nature Physics (link is external), the ALICE collaboration reports that proton collisions sometimes present similar patterns to those observed in the collisions of heavy nuclei. This behaviour was spotted through … Read the full press release

Work underway for brand-new Esplanade des Particules, Europe’s leading laboratory for particle physics

Joint press release by: the Department of the Environment, Transport and Agriculture, the European Organization for Nuclear Research and the Commune de Meyrin GENEVA, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Etat de Genève and CERN are today announcing the imminent start of … Read the full press release

BASE collaboration at CERN reports most precise measurement ever made of the magnetic moment of the antiproton

GENEVA, 18-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a paper published today in the journal Nature Communications, the BASE collaboration at CERN1 reports the most precise measurement ever made of the magnetic moment of the antiproton, allowing a fundamental comparison between matter and … Read the full press release

Italian physicist Professor Paolo Giubellino named scientific managing director of FAIR and GSI

DARMSTADT, 22-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The internationally renowned Italian physicist Professor Paolo Giubellino will be the first joint scientific managing director and spokesperson of the directorate of the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Europe GmbH (FAIR GmbH) and GSI … Read the full press release

CERN: Middle East’s SESAME laboratory announced its first call for proposals for experiments

Allan, Jordan, and Manchester, UK, 28-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SESAME, the pioneering new regional laboratory for the Middle East and neighbouring countries, today publicly announced its first call for proposals for experiments. A third generation light source with a research capacity … Read the full press release

CERN on reported defaced LGBT posters: Homophobic behaviour at CERN is not tolerated

GENEVA, 24-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — As first reported by Physics World, CERN had to deal with defaced posters of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) group. CERN considers that these acts are unacceptable. They were strongly and publicly condemned. Homophobic behaviour at CERN is … Read the full press release

The LHCb experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider reports the discovery of a class of particles known as pentaquarks

GENEVA, 15-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, the LHCb experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has reported the discovery of a class of particles known as pentaquarks. The collaboration has submitted a paper reporting these findings to the journal Physical Review … Read the full press release

EC, CERN to support the construction of SESAME, major research facility in the Middle East

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission and CERN have today agreed to support the construction of SESAME, one of the most ambitious research facilities in the Middle East. SESAME is a so-called synchrotron light source, functioning in effect like … Read the full press release

University of York scientists in an international team of physicists demonstrated pear-shaped atomic nuclei

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The researchers’ findings, which contribute to our understanding of nuclear structure and the underlying fundamental interactions, are presented in the journal Nature today. Most nuclei that exist naturally are not spherical, but are the shape of a rugby ball. … Read the full press release

Androulla Vassiliou: EU funding for research and education – inspiring science today and in the future

Androulla Vassiliou – Member of the European Education in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth CERN visit / Geneva, 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — It is a great pleasure to be here with you this morning in one of the leading institutions of … Read the full press release

Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth to meet Marie Curie scientists at CERN

Brussels, 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will visit the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland, on 15 April to meet scientists and researchers supported with funding from the EU Marie Curie Actions. Members of the team … Read the full press release