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21 Jul 2015 | cmspeopl | 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…
14 Jun 2015 | campore | Detector
CMS has been taking collision data since the 13TeV startup of the LHC on 3 June. During this period, the CMS magnet has been kept off due to an issue with the cooling system, so the beams have been used to calibrate and time-in the electronics of…
03 Jun 2015 | Anonymous | Detector
  From the CERN Press Release: Today, CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) started delivering physics data for the first time in 27 months. After an almost two year shutdown and several months re-commissioning, the LHC is now providing collisions to…
21 May 2015 | Anonymous | Detector
From the CERN website: Last night, protons collided in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the record-breaking energy of 13 TeV for the first time. These test collisions were to set up systems that protect the machine and detectors from particles…
13 May 2015 | achintya | Physics
CMS Experiment, CERN 13 May 2015 UPDATE 2: The CMS data used in the result below have been analysed together with LHCb's data to obtain a combined result that is now published in Nature. Including all of the data taken by both experiments at 7 and 8…
05 May 2015 | Anonymous | Detector
At about half past nine CET this morning, for the first time since the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) started up after two years of maintenance and repairs, the accelerator delivered proton-proton collisions to the LHC experiments ALICE, ATLAS, CMS and…
27 Mar 2015 | adavid | 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…
01 Dec 2014 | 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…
20 Nov 2014 | achintya | 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…
02 Sep 2014 | achintya | Collaboration
Yes, that’s correct: photon collider. The Large Hadron Collider is known for smashing together protons. The energy from these collisions gets converted into matter, producing new particles that allow us to explore the nature of our Universe. The…
02 Aug 2014 | barneyd | Collaboration
On 17th and 18th July CMS held its first "Induction Course for Newcomers". Stemming from an idea discussed by the CMS Management earlier in the year, the idea was to give newcomers an overview of the detector - including its history, operation and…
30 Jul 2014 | sphicas | Collaboration
Marco Peruzzi (Institute for Particle Physics, ETH Zurich) has been awarded the CHIPP Prize 2014 for the best PhD student in experimental or theoretical particle physics in Switzerland by the Swiss Institute of Particle Physics, "for his original…