How can high-energy physics data best be saved for the future?
Peter Jenni and Fabiola Gianotti reflect on the role of ATLAS spokesperson.
The LHC inauguration ceremony officially marked the end of 24 years of conception, development, construction and assembly of the biggest and most sophisticated scientific tool in the world.
In the same room that hosted the first Solvay conference in 1911 at the Hotel Metropôle in Brussels, on 29–30 September the AStro Particle ERAnet (ASPERA) network presented the European strategy f...
At its 147th meeting on 20 June, CERN Council heard news on progress towards start-up of the LHC later this summer.
CERN is a de facto global laboratory, with the LHC set to be the centre of particle-physics research for a decade or more, and comprises the largest scientific user community in the world.
Neuroscientist Wolf Singer engages the audience at CERN during his colloquium on "The brain, an orchestra without conductor".
The next big advances in particle physics are expected to happen at the "terascale". The tremendous complexity and size of experiments at the LHC and the proposed International Linear Collider (ILC) c...
The LHC beam-loss monitoring (BLM) system is the key to protecting the machine against dangerous beam "losses" of this kind.
With the LHC due to start running next year, the PHYSTAT-LHC workshop on Statistical Issues for LHC Physics provided a timely opportunity to discuss the statistical techniques to be used in the variou...