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03 Dec 2018 | Marzena Lapka | Collaboration
On Sunday 2nd December CMS recorded the last collisions to bring to a close a very successful LHC second running period (Run 2) that began in 2015. LHC has delivered to CMS 68 fb-1 of proton-proton collisions and almost 1.8 nb-1 of Pb-Pb collisions...
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30 Nov 2018 | Marzena Lapka | Collaboration
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and publisher of the journal Science, has elected two CMS Collaborators, Joel Butler and Scott Thomas, as 2018 AAAS fellows. This lifetime honor comes with an expectation that recipients...
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12 Oct 2018 | Marzena Lapka | Collaboration
On 1 September 2018, a new spokesperson and two deputies took over at the helm of the CMS experiment for a period of two years. The new team will lead the CMS Experiment through an important period that will include analysis of the CMS 2018 data and...
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03 Oct 2018 | Marzena Lapka | Collaboration
Last week, CERN hosted the first workshop on High Energy Theory and Gender focusing on recent developments in theoretical high-energy physics and cosmology, and discussed issues of gender and equal opportunities in the field. Unfortunately, one of...
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25 Sep 2018 | Marzena Lapka | Collaboration
Congratulations to four CMS scientists, Kerstin Borras, David Saltzberg, Robin Erbacher and Paul Padley, who were elected as American Physical Society (APS) Fellows in 2018 for their exceptional contributions to the field of physics. The American...
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20 Dec 2017 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
20 December 2017: The CMS Collaboration at CERN is pleased to announce the release of the third batch of high-level open data from the CMS detector at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), available on the CERN Open Data portal. This batch contains over...
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17 Jan 2017 | Anonymous | Collaboration
On 19 December 2016 a ceremony at CERN marked the tenth donation of computing equipment to an academic institution, the Escuela Politécnica Nacional in Ecuador. On this occasion, 72 servers, two racks and two network switches were donated to the...
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22 Apr 2016 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
Rediscover the Standard Model of particle physics and much more with open data from the Large Hadron Collider Today, the CMS Collaboration at CERN has released more than 300 terabytes (TB) of high-quality open data. These include over 100 TB, or 2.5...
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16 Mar 2016 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
Fermilab’s Joel Butler will take the reins of the CMS collaboration in September, after having been elected as its new spokesperson during the last CMS Week. On 10 February, members of the CMS Collaboration Board, the “parliament” of the...
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21 Jul 2015 | Cms People | Collaboration
Michel Della Negra and Tejinder (Jim) Virdee have been recognized for their work on CMS by their respective national physics institutes. Michel has been awarded the 2014 prix André Lagarrigue for his “qualités exceptionelles de batisseur de...
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27 Mar 2015 | Andre Tinoco Mendes | Collaboration
CMS is eager to see the first collisions of the LHC Run2. The recent news that the LHC restart may be delayed because of a hardware issue gives us extra time to prepare for those collisions. Far from being idle waiting for collisions, CMS is busy...
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01 Dec 2014 | Jim Virdee | Collaboration
Every year, the CMS Young Researcher’s Prize is awarded to CMS members who are less than around eight years into their careers after the completion of their PhD or an equivalent qualification. The Prize recognizes their outstanding achievements and...
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