At the 131st session of Council on 17 December, CERN's director-general Robert Aymar confirmed that the organization's top priority is to maintain the goal of starting up the Large...
The new year at CERN has seen good news for two types of magnet that will be essential to focusing beams in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
A silicon strip detector is providing more power for particle detection in Brookhaven National Laboratory's STAR experiment.
RICH2004, held in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, presented a snapshot of the lively field of Cherenkov light imaging.
The HCP2005 Symposium, held in the Swiss Alps, discussed the latest results from the Tevatron and the prospect that the LHC will open new scientific frontiers.
The Joint Institute for Nuclear Research celebrates its 50th anniversary as a renowned international intergovernmental scientific research organisation.
In October 2005, control-systems experts from experimental facilities around the world met in Geneva for the EUROPHYSICS conference ICALEPCS 2005. Axel Daneels reports.
James Pinfold reports on the large number of projects that are forging a connection between research in ultra-high-energy cosmic rays and practical scientific experience in schools...
A meeting at the ICTP in Trieste brought together participants from the hadronic-physics and heavy-ion communities.
John Ellis looks at what CERN can offer scientists - and the wider society - in developing countries.