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19 Oct 2020 | losmith | Collaboration
CMS has just finished wrapping the barrel with a new layer which is not a new detector but a brand new protection system aimed to keep the outer barrel muon chambers shielded from background radiation present in the experimental cavern during…
13 Oct 2020 | losmith | Collaboration
When visitors at CMS enter the cavern and see the detector in all its beauty, they often ask how it has been possible to fit everything together and to make it work as a singular instrument. When the detector is in an open configuration, typically…
05 Oct 2020 | losmith | Collaboration
Congratulations to three scientists and CMS members, Emanuela Barberis, Kevin Burkett and Karl M. Ecklund who have been elected as American Physical Society (APS) Fellows in 2020 for their exceptional contributions to the field of physics.…
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. …