Systematic errors are becoming increasingly important as larger datasets reduce statistical errors in many analysis channels.
Louis Lyons traces the origins of the “five sigma” criterion in particle physics, and asks whether it remains a relevant marker for claiming the discovery of new physics.
Available to watch now as Mats Lindroos, head of accelerator at EES, explores the European Spallation Source.
The BPU11 Congress contributed to a closer cooperation between the Balkan countries and CERN, ICTP, SISSA, the Central European Initiative and others.
As long as the aim is to answer nature’s outstanding mysteries, the path is worth following, says Veronica Sanz.
The second joint ECFA, NuPECC and APPEC symposium offered participants a comprehensive assessment of overlapping research topics.
The most satisfying thing is witnessing people’s enthusiasm and their desire to learn more about CERN and its mission, says Bryan Pérez Tapia.
Around 240 registrants in 39 countries gathered for the first SESAME Cultural Heritage Day.
The African Conference on Fundamental and Applied Physics attracted more than 600 participants.
The Institute of Particle Physics continues to support novel projects, while diversifying and extending Canadian particle physics.