Category: Science

High-School internships Programme opens next phase

Ines Knapper A student from Norway working with her CERN supervisor as part of the High-School Student Internship Programme (Image: CERN) 2017 marked a success for the newly adopted High-School Internship Programme, organised by...

New APPEC strategy maps future of astroparticle research

Astroparticle physicists from across Europe have gathered today in Brussels, alongside their international colleagues and important guests from the European Commission, for the official announcement of the new strategy by the Astroparticle Physics European...

First results published from the new NA62

In early December, the first paper from the new NA62 experiment was published in Physical Letters B, demonstrating the potential scope of the experimental set up commissioned in 2015. This article reports on the...

CERN women expand horizons for future female scientists

Nicoletta Garelli The girls learnt about many aspects of science, including superconductivity (Image: Guillaume Megévand / EYH, 2013)   Last month, 32 women working at CERN contributed to the fifth bi-annual “Expanding your Horizons...

Accelerating News Issue 23 published

Crab cavities (Image: Julien Ordan/ CERN) The latest issue of Accelerating News is now online. In this issue you can read about: the challenges that have come with the HL-LHC crab cavity cryomodules, exploring unchartered waters with...

Measuring the heaviest anti-nucleus observed so far

The event display of the ALICE experiment shows an anti-alpha candidate track among the many other particles produced in a Pb-Pb collision (Image: ALICE collaboration) In a recent paper*, the ALICE collaboration has released...

Happy International Cosmic Day

Kate Kahle This map shows the worldwide participants of International Cosmic Day 2017, more detail here: http://ift.tt/2ipUF8C (Image: DESY) Today, International Cosmic Day takes place for the sixth time. High-school students from around the...