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15 Nov 2011 | Rebeca Gonzalez Suarez | Collaboration
On Saturday, 12th November, a group of 240 young girls aged 11-14, sporting white lab coats, took the Science building of the University of Geneva by storm. From early in the morning until the afternoon they experienced, among other things,...
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14 Nov 2011 | Francesca Nessi-Tedaldi | Collaboration
The 10- and 11-year-old children of Geneva town hall employees were allowed to skip classes on 10th November to participate in the nation-wide “Futur en Tous Genres” day and find out about different career prospects. During an informative morning,...
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07 Nov 2011 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
At about half-past five in the evening on Sunday, 30th October, an e-mail from Run Coordination to the CMS collaboration said: At 17:00 today the LHC dumped the last proton beams for the year to start the machine development period and to prepare...
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07 Nov 2011 | Lucas Taylor | Collaboration
The second episode of the monthly What's new @ CERN TV programme features Steve Myers, Director of Accelerators, on the LHC performance and plans, Yves Schulz of ALICE on Heavy Ion running, and more ... Watch show on YouTube  
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31 Oct 2011 | David Barney | Collaboration
At 17:00 on Sunday 30th October the LHC dumped the last proton beams for the year to start the machine development period and to prepare for heavy ion running. This means that we have come to the end of proton operation for 2011. In 2011 the LHC...
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14 Oct 2011 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
The LHC has now delivered 5 inverse femtobarns (fb−1) of data in 2011, of which CMS has collected 4.53 fb−1.
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12 Oct 2011 | Francesca Cavallari | Collaboration
This year, for the first time, the winners of the Italian Physics, Mathematics and Informatics Olympiads received an unforgettable reward from the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR): a trip to CERN. The National Institute...
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11 Oct 2011 | Michael Hoch | Collaboration
You have to be curious and creative to work for a project like CMS. Without these qualities, it would be impossible to build an instrument of its complexity. The CMS detector is a marvellous instrument at the forefront of technology and will open...
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08 Oct 2011 | Nancy Marinelli | Collaboration
On Friday 7th October the LHC delivered, for the first time in the history of High Energy Physics, proton-proton collisions at the design frequency of 40 MHz, with bunches of protons colliding every 25 nanoseconds (ns), doubling the frequency...
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04 Oct 2011 | Lucas Taylor | Collaboration
Watch the very first TV episode of "What's new @ CERN" featuring CMS physicist Yves Sirois, John Ellis and other physicists talking about the Higgs Boson, the Standard Model, Supersymmetry and neutrinos. "What's new @ CERN" is a new monthly outreach...
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30 Sep 2011 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
The LHC has now delivered over 4 inverse femtobarns (fb−1) of data in 2011, of which CMS has collected 3.7 fb−1.
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30 Sep 2011 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
The international physics masterclasses allow high-school students to spend a day at a research institute and analyse real data from high-energy physics experiments. Conducted under the aegis of the International Particle Physics Outreach Group (...
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