20 Feb 2013
On Saturday at 8.25am the shift crew in the CERN Control Centre extracted the beams from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), bringing the machine’s first three-year running period to a successful conclusion. The following message marked the event on…
16 Mar 2012
As a young student, I was taught that mathematics is the language of physics. While largely true, one also cannot communicate in CMS at the CERN LHC without learning a plethora of acronyms. When we wrote the CMS Trigger and Data Acquistion System (…