Tagged: CERN

Meet TIM, the LHC tunnel’s robot

Video: Noemi Caraban/Ronaldus Suykerbuyk/Christoph Madsen/CERN The name’s TIM, Robot TIM – meet the spy patrolling the 27-km tunnel of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). TIM, the Train Inspection Monorail, is a mini vehicle transporting...

A new approach for global access to radiation therapy

Virginia Greco Participants to the CERN-hosted Design Characteristics of a Novel Linear Accelerator for Challenging Environments workshop, held on 7-8 November 2016. On 7-8 November 2016, CERN hosted a workshop on the Design Characteristics...

Students from CERN competition publish research paper

Christoph Rembser Team Dominicuscollege, from Nijmegen, Netherlands, designed, built and tested a crystal calorimeter in the context of CERN’s first beam line for schools competition (Video: Team Dominiscuscollege/ CERN) Five high-school students, who won...

India to become Associate Member State of CERN

The CERN Director General and the Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India sign the agreement admitting India to CERN as an Associate Member. (Photo: CERN) Today, CERN Director...

Smallest LHC experiment has cosmic outing

Harriet Jarlett LHCf is the smallest of the six official LHC experiments. Each of the two detectors weighs only 40 kilograms and measures 30 cm long by 60 cm high and 10 cm wide....

Linac 4 reached its energy goal

Stefania Pandolfi Linac 4 during its installation in 2015. This photo was taken as part of the 2015 Photowalk competition (Image: Federica Piccinni/CERN) CERN’s new linear accelerator (Linac 4) has now accelerated a beam...