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08 Mar 2012 | Achintya Rao | Physics
CMS has presented a rich variety of results at the Electroweak Interactions and Unified Theories sessions of the Rencontres de Moriond conference in La Thuile, Italy. Links to the Physics Analysis Summaries (PAS) from CMS made public in the last...
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06 Mar 2012 | Anonymous | Feature Article
All gifts and souvenirs on this page may be purchased from CMS Secretariat CERN building 40-5-B01/B05 Tel: 71705 (from outside: +41 22 76 71705)   CMS Umbrella 25 CHF CMS Magic Mug 15 CHF CMS Key-ring 4 CHF CMS baseball-caps 15 CHF...
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28 Feb 2012 | Achintya Rao | Physics
At a CERN seminar today, CMS presented results for the search for new physics in the decay of Bs and B0 mesons to two muons, taking into account all of the 4.9 fb−1 of data collected in 2011. The results — upper limits of 7.7 x 10−9 (Bs) and 1.8 x...
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23 Feb 2012 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
Google+, the social network by Google, allows users to participate in Hangouts — multi-user video calls. These Hangouts can even be streamed live via a feature called Hangouts On Air. Barack Obama recently used such a Hangout to talk directly to the...
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23 Feb 2012 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
Joe Incandela — CMS Spokesperson Joe Incandela is a professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). His PhD under H. Frisch (Chicago) involved development and use of large area superconducting monopole detectors. His...
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23 Feb 2012 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
CMS, one of the two gigantic international collaborations running experiments at the LHC, has recently appointed its new management. The new spokesperson and his two deputies are well aware of the pressure associated with holding such high positions...
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14 Feb 2012 | Achintya Rao | External news (e.g. BBC)
Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will increase the energies of the bunches of subatomic particles called protons that it smashes together.
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13 Feb 2012 | Achintya Rao | External news (e.g. BBC)
Today, operators of the world’s most powerful particle accelerator announced their plan for the 2012 run. The new schedule calls for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), located near Geneva, Switzerland, to run at a collision energy of 8 tera-electron...
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04 Feb 2012 | Lucas Taylor | Physics
This week the CMS collaboration will publish the results of its search for the Higgs boson that were presented at CERN in December 2011 [1]. Nine papers will be submitted for publication using the entire data sample of proton-proton collisions...
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19 Jan 2012 | Achintya Rao | Physics
“If you remember, Mark Twain once said, ‘There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.’ If you use statistics in an improper way, you could get pretty much any result,” says Greg Landsberg, CMS’s new physics coordinator. “The...
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18 Jan 2012 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
On 10th January, a delegation from Serbia, led by President Boris Tadic, arrived at CERN to sign the agreement that would grant Serbia associate membership to CERN, as a step towards full membership. The agreement has to be ratified by the Serbian...
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13 Jan 2012 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
Rolf Heuer, the Director General of CERN, welcomed back CERN personnel and users after the holiday period, at the annual New Year’s presentation held on 11th January. The LHC Heuer opened the talk with congratulations to all the accelerator...
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