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Croatia to become an Associate Member of CERN

The Director-General of CERN, Fabiola Gianotti, and the Minister of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia, Blaženka Divjak, in the presence of Croatian Prime Minister ...

Rugby or football? ISOLDE reveals shape-shifting character of Mercury isotopes

An unprecedented combination of experimental nuclear physics and theoretical and computational modelling techniques has been brought together to reveal the full extent of the odd-e...

Esplanade des Particules: CERN’s new official address

CERN, the État de Genève and the Commune de Meyrin today inaugurated the brand-new Esplanade des Particules, an open space firmly focused on welcoming visitors and the general pu...

Dr. Ursula Bassler elected as next President of the CERN Council

The CERN Council today announced the election of Dr Ursula Bassler as its 23rd President, for a period of one year renewable twice, with a mandate starting on 1 January 2019. She...

AWAKE achieves first ever acceleration of electrons in a proton-driven plasma

In a paper published today in the journal Nature, the AWAKE collaboration at CERN reports the first ever successful acceleration of electrons using a wave generated by protons zipp...

CERN: Long-sought decay of Higgs boson observed

Six years after its discovery, the Higgs boson has at last been observed decaying to fundamental particles known as bottom quarks. The finding, presented today at CERN by the ATLAS...

ALPHA experiment takes antimatter to a new level

L’expérience ALPHA lève un peu plus le voile sur l'antimatière Genève, 22 août 2018. Dans un article publié aujourd’hui dans la revue Nature, la collaboration ALPHA annonce qu’ell...

OPERA collaboration presents its final results on neutrino oscillations.  

All data publicly available on the CERN Open Data Portal. View of the OPERA detector (on the CNGS facility) with its two identical Super Modules, each one containing one target sec...