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CERN management confirms new LHC restart schedule

Geneva, 9 February 2009. CERN1 management today confirmed the restart schedule for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) resulting from the recommendations from last week’s Chamonix workshop. The new schedule foresees first beams in the LHC at the end of September…Read More

Hollywood comes to CERN

Geneva, 12 February 2009. CERN1 today hosted a visit from actors Tom Hanks and Ayelet Zurer and director Ron Howard as they unveiled exclusively some select footage from their new film adaptation of Dan Brown’s novel Angels & Demons, set for worldwide…Read More

Scientist Makes Presentation on CERN Experiments

MUSCAT — Professor Dr. Günter Flügge, a scientist at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire – CERN), made a presentation titled ‘The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN’ at the German University of…Read More

LHC to restart in 2009

Geneva, 5 December 2008. CERN1 today confirmed that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will restart in 2009. This news forms part of an updated report, published today, on the status of the LHC following a malfunction on 19 September. "The top priority for CERN…Read More

The Grid: separating fact from fiction

Grid computing revolutionizes the way scientists share and analyse data by enabling researchers to share computer power and data storage over the Internet. Grid projects already help researchers search for new wheat genes, predict storms, or simulate the…Read More

CERN releases analysis of LHC incident

Geneva, 16 October 2008. Investigations at CERN1 following a large helium leak into sector 3-4 of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) tunnel have confirmed that cause of the incident was a faulty electrical connection between two of the accelerator’s magnets.…Read More

LHC to be inaugurated

Geneva, 2 October 2008. Following the successful circulation of first beam in the LHC on 10 September, the world’s largest and most complex scientific instrument will be officially inaugurated at CERN1 on 21 October 2008. Representatives of the governments of…Read More
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