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LHC experiments present new results on rare Higgs phenomena at 2019 EPS-HEP conference

Candidates for a Higgs produced with a Z. ATLAS (l): both decay ultimately to leptons, leaving two electrons (green) and four muons (red). CMS (r): the Higgs decays to two charm qu...

Dutch and US students win 2019 CERN Beamline for Schools competition

The 2019 CERN Beamline for Schools winners: (from left) Team from the West High School in Salt Lake City, USA (Image: Kara Budge) and team from the Praedinius Gymnasium in Groninge...

CERN unveils its Science Gateway project

As part of its mission to educate and engage the public in science, and to share knowledge and technology with society, CERN is launching the Science Gateway, a new facility for ...

Serbia joins CERN as its 23rd Member State

Today, CERN welcomes Serbia as its 23rd Member State, following receipt of formal notification from UNESCO that Serbia has acceded to the CERN Convention. “Investing in scientif...

Le CERN approuve FASER, une nouvelle expérience recherchant des particules exotiques à longue durée de vie

La Commission de la recherche du CERN a approuvé aujourd'hui une nouvelle expérience auprès du LHC, qui s'intéressera aux particules légères interagissant faiblement.  L'expérience...

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...