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13 Nov 2018 | Marzena Lapka | Engage with CMS
As well as making data from particle physics research public, the CMS experiment has developed additional tools in github to be used in schools It's exciting to use actual coding with real data from scientific experiments. I wish there was more of...
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04 Oct 2018 | Marzena Lapka | Engage with CMS
There is no doubt that on the last Friday night of September many researchers are not only awake but also very busy explaining what they do to the public – it’s European Researchers Night. This year, it was for the fourth consecutive year that CMS...
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18 May 2018 | Anonymous | Engage with CMS
Can machine learning assist high-energy physics in discovering and characterising new particles? Physicists from the ATLAS, CMS and LHCb collaborations have just launched the TrackML challenge– your chance to develop new machine learning solutions...
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07 Nov 2017 | Cms People | Engage with CMS
Consensus, the London-based hip-hop artist, has released a second video from his album Concerned, which we have previously written about. The video includes footage from Consensus's visits to CERN and CMS, as part of a collaboration with art@CMS....
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08 Sep 2017 | Angelos Alexopoulos | Engage with CMS
On 21 August 2017, 10 primary science specialist teachers from the UK travelled to Geneva to participate in the 1st Playing with Protons UK CPD course at CERN. This five-day course, which was hosted in CERN's IdeaSquare, was organized by the CMS...
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29 May 2017 | Angelos Alexopoulos | Engage with CMS
South London-based hip-hop artist, Consensus, writes an entire album about particle physics and creates opportunities for new, under-represented audiences to discover and appreciate the beauty of scientific research (Image: Etienne "TETO" Bortoluzzi...
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17 May 2017 | Angelos Alexopoulos | Engage with CMS
The High Energy and Particle Physics (HEPP) Division of the European Physical Society (EPS) has announced the winners of its 2017 prizes. The Outreach Prize, for "outstanding outreach achievement connected with High Energy Physics and/or Particle...
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26 Feb 2016 | Anonymous | Engage with CMS
(French version below) (Geneva, 26 February 2016) – The inspiration for the latest art exhibition at the Cité du Temps came from a scientific experiment the height of a six-floor building, built to the precision of the thickness of a human hair. “...
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20 Nov 2014 | Achintya Rao | Engage with CMS
The Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) Collaboration at CERN is excited to announce the public release of the first batch of high-level, analysable and open data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), recorded by the CMS detector. The datasets are available...
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07 Feb 2014 | Rebeca Gonzalez Suarez | Engage with CMS
Building robots, using 3D printers and testing chemical reactions is an excellent way to spend your Saturday. Nearly 400 11- to 14-year-old girls from Geneva and the surrounding regions participated in these and other entertaining and educational...
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20 Dec 2013 | Francesca Cavallo | Engage with CMS
Building and operating the CMS Detector is a complicated endeavour! Now, more than 20 years after the detector was conceived, the CMS Bologna group proposes to follow the steps of this challenging project by playing "The Higgs Boson Goose Chase"...
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18 Nov 2013 | Jesus Puerta Pelayo | Engage with CMS
Early in the morning on 22 October, I grabbed my laptop and safety helmet and took the elevator 30 storeys underground to the CMS experimental cavern. But this time it wasn't to work on the maintenance of the Drift Tubes system as in previous weeks...
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