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Sparks! Talks – videos available online

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At CERN
02 February, 2023
At CERN
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02 February, 2023

W boson turns 40

Forty years ago today, physicists at CERN announced to the world that they had discovered the electrically charged carrier of the weak force, one of nature’s four fundamental forces

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Physics
25 January, 2023
Physics
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25 January, 2023

Members of the “CoE RAISE” EU project – developing AI approaches for next-generation supercomputers – meet at CERN

This innovative project is developing artificial-intelligence (AI) approaches for next-generation “exascale” supercomputers

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Computing
25 January, 2023

Colliding particles not cars: CERN's machine learning could help self-driving cars

CERN and software company Zenseact wrap up a joint research project that could allow autonomous-driving cars to make faster decisions, thus helping avoid accidents

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Knowledge sharing
25 January, 2023
Knowledge sharing
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25 January, 2023

Cool kickers for the HL-LHC

The first “MKI-Cool” was installed in early January – water-cooled ferrite cylinders will protect the LHC’s kicker magnets from increased heat load in the high-luminosity era

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Accelerators
25 January, 2023
Accelerators
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25 January, 2023

7.2-m-long niobium–tin quadrupole magnet manufactured at CERN reaches nominal current for the first time

The 7.2-metre-long version of this vital HL-LHC component reached nominal current plus an operational margin corresponding to a coil peak field of 11.5 T at 1.9 K during a test in SM18

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Accelerators
25 January, 2023
Accelerators
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25 January, 2023

Computer Security: Animal or plant?

We have been informed that it’s not only computer mice that pose a threat to your digital well-being. No, trackpads do, too

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Computing
24 January, 2023
Computing
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24 January, 2023

ATLAS delivers most precise luminosity measurement at the LHC

Precise knowledge of luminosity is crucial for both searches for new phenomena and precision measurements of known Standard Model processes

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Physics
24 January, 2023

International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February: local activities for all ages

This special day will be celebrated with presentations in schools and two theatre pieces

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Knowledge sharing
24 January, 2023
Knowledge sharing
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24 January, 2023