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17 Sep 2020 | losmith | Collaboration
  Congratulations to the winners of the CMS Young Researchers Prize 2020! The prize is intended to recognize outstanding achievements of young members of CMS. It is awarded annually to at least three members who have made a very significant and…
04 Sep 2020 | losmith | Collaboration
The CMS experiment has a new leadership team. Starting from 1 September 2020 until August 2022, the new spokesperson Luca Malgeri and the two deputies Gautier Hamel de Monchenault and Jim Olsen will lead more than 5000 people for the CMS…
21 Aug 2020 | fbaldass | Collaboration
The CMS experiment at CERN is happy to announce a new batch of open data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), this time encompassing all the data recorded by CMS in 2011. With this release, CMS has brought all proton-proton collision data recorded…
27 Jul 2020 | fbaldass | Collaboration
IUPAP Young Scientist Prize 2020 The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) commission honoured CMS member Marco Lucchini with the Young Scientist Prize for 2020, “For his pioneering work in the development of fast crystal sensors…
21 Jun 2020 | fbaldass | Collaboration
On Friday 19 June 2020, scientists at the CMS experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider submitted their 1,000th paper. This monumental achievement reflects an outstanding contribution to humanity's understanding of the universe — and it's just the…
15 Jun 2020 | fbaldass | Collaboration
June is the month of the PhD Thesis Award at CMS, the prize that aims to recognise the best PhD Thesis of the year based on impact, original contribution and clarity. 25 CMS theses were nominated to compete for the CMS PhD Thesis Award for 2019.…
18 May 2020 | dlange | Collaboration
The COVID-19 pandemic is having widespread impacts close to home and around the world. COVID-19 will certainly change the way the CMS collaboration will function as an experiment. Vast portions our research depend on global interactions to be…
16 May 2020 | zeuner | Collaboration
Immediately after CMS was brought into a safe state on 18 March, planning for a controlled restart began, with the objective of protecting all people working at the CMS Experiment site (Point 5, P5) as effectively as reasonably possible. Physical…
27 Dec 2019 | fbaldass | Collaboration
2019 is approaching its end with it the first year of the LHC Long Shutdown 2 (LS2),a break that focuses on the upgrade and maintenance of the LHC. It’s been twelve intense months for the growing CMS collaboration that counts 53 member countries. …
19 Dec 2019 | prosper | Collaboration
Early one morning, residents of the Pathum Wan District of Bangkok were greeted to the rare spectacle of dozens of physicists in formal attire walking the streets of Bangkok on their way to meet Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of…
09 Dec 2019 | lapka | Collaboration
The 2019 edition of the International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP, chep2019.org) was held on 4–8 November in Adelaide (South Australia). The conference organizers, the University of Adelaide, welcomed over 500…
24 Oct 2019 | fbaldass | Collaboration
The CMS member Wesley Smith received the 2020 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize Prize has been a top award of the American Physical Society (APS) that aims to recognize and encourage “outstanding achievements in experimental particle physics”. On October 22nd,…