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LHC prepares for new achievements

Geneva, Dec 3 (IBNS): Early this morning, operators of the CERN Control Centre turned off the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), ending the very successful second run of the world’s most powerful particle accelerator. CERN’s accelerator complex will be stopped for about two years to enable major upgrade and renovation works. 

Lithuania joins CERN as Associate Member State

New York, Jan 8 (IBNS):  Lithuania has joined CERN as one of its Associate Member State.

New CERN facility can help medical research into cancer

Geneva, Dec 12 (IBNS): The new CERN-MEDICIS facility on Tuesday produced radioisotopes for medical research for the first time.

LHC experiments delve deeper into precision

Geneva and Venice, July 11 (IBNS): The world’s particle physics community is meeting this week in Venice (Italy) for the EPS International Conference on High Energy Physics. Dozens of new results from the full existing datasets of the Large Hadron Collider experiments are being presented for the first time.

Lithuania to become Associate Member of CERN

Vilnius, June 27 (IBNS): 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, Dalia Grybauskaitė, signed the Agreement admitting Lithuania as an Associate Member of CERN.

Two new teams of high-school physicists selected to run experiments at CERN

Geneva, June 13 (IBNS): CERN on Tuesday announced the winners of its 2017 Beamline for Schools competition. “Charging Cavaliers” from Canada and “TCO-ASA” from Italy were selected from a total of 180 teams from 43 countries around the world, adding up to about 1500 high-school students.

CERN celebrates completion of Linac 4, its brand new linear particle accelerator

Geneva, May 9 (IBNS): At a ceremony on Tuesday, CERN inaugurated its linear accelerator, Linac 4, the newest accelerator acquisition since the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Linac 4 is due to feed the CERN accelerator complex with particle beams of higher energy, which will allow the LHC to reach higher luminosity by 2021.

CERN, American Physical Society sign open access agreement for SCOAP3

Geneva, Apr 27 (IBNS) The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the American Physical Society (APS) signed an agreement on Thursday for SCOAP3 – the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics.

CERN experiment reports sixfold improved measurement of the magnetic moment of the antiproton

Geneva, Jan 18 (IBNS): In a paper published today in the journal Nature Communications, the BASE collaboration at CERN reports the most precise measurement ever made of the magnetic moment of the antiproton, allowing a fundamental comparison between matter and antimatter.

ALPHA experiment observes light spectrum of antimatter for first time: CERN

Geneva, Dec 19 (IBNS): In a paper published on Monday in the journal Nature, the ALPHA collaboration reports the first ever measurement on the optical spectrum of an antimatter atom.

India to become Associate Member State of CERN

Geneva/Mumbai, Nov 21 (IBNS): CERN Director General, Fabiola Gianotti, and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) of the Government of India, Sekhar Basu signed an Agreement on Monday admitting India to CERN as an Associate Member.

India becomes Associate Member of CERN

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IBNS): India and European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) signed an agreement today making India an Associate Member State of CERN. This follows CERN Council’s adoption of the resolution to this effect on Sept 15, the government said.

TEDxCERN 2016: Ripples of curiosity arriving at CERN this November

Geneva, Oct 6 (IBNS): The 4th TEDxCERN event will explore curiosity and the innovations it sparks.

Successful SCOAP3 Global Open Access initiative continues for three more years: CERN

Geneva, Sept 20 (IBNS): After three years of successful operation and growth, CERN on Tuesday announced the continuation of the global SCOAP3 Open Access initiative for at least three more years.

The LHC MoEDAL experiment publishes its first paper on its search for magnetic monopoles

Geneva, Aug 10 (IBNS): In a paper published by the journal JHEP today, the MoEDAL experiment at CERN narrows the window of where to search for a hypothetical particle, the magnetic monopole.