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Champagne for the cryogenics teams

Christmas has come early for the LHC as a complete sector of the cryogenic distribution line has been operating at 10 degrees Kelvin (-263°C) for the past two weeks, just a few degrees above the machine's nominal operating temperature. >>

Patrick Janot receives the CNRS silver medal

On 25 November, Patrick Janot of the CERN Physics Department received the CNRS silver medal for IN2P3 (Institut national de physique nucléaire et de physique des particules). >>

CERN exhibition a big hit in Bulgaria

In the first ever CERN exhibition to be held in Bulgaria, over 1,400 visitors, many of them students and young physicists, visited the 10-day event in Sofia. >>

Physics from the four corners of the world

The field of particle physics is well-known for being a world without frontiers, bringing together researchers of all nationalitie who in spite of their linguistic and cultural differences, work together in the shared pursuit of a fundamental understanding of the universe. >>

LHC: seven golden suppliers

The fourth CERN Golden Hadron awards saw seven of the LHC's best suppliers receive recognition for the high quality of their work, compliance with delivery deadlines, flexibility and adaptability to the demanding working conditions of the project. >>

Science on stage

Science teachers can sometimes be quite humorous when it comes to explaining serious matters, as those who took part in the 'Science on Stage' festival held at CERN from 21 to 25 November were able to see for themselves. >>

Big Bang à Genève - French version only

C'est la dernière conférence du cycle organisé par la section de physique de l'Université de Genève à l'occasion de l'Année internationale de la physique. >>

Official News

Procedure for obtaining visas for Switzerland and France - Signature Rights  
End-of-year-closure 2005/2006  
P3 and P4 car parksat Geneva Airport  

Training and Development

Academic Training: Predicting Natural Catastrophes  
Academic Training: 2nd Term - 09.01.2006 - 31.03.2006  
Management & Communication Training: Dates of courses for January to June 2006  

General Information

Restaurant No.2 closed during the end-of-year holidays  
CERN Shop - Christmas Sale on 15 and 16 December 2005  
IT Services Availability during the CERN Annual Closure 2005  
Monday 9 January 2006: RESTRICTED ACCESS to the Technical Network  
Improving Windows desktop security - the 'Non-Admin' Project  
Business Plan Competition open for CERN technologies  
CERN Housing Service : HOSTELS  
Reduced heating level during the end-of-year closure  
Thefts, break-ins, etc.  
Safety instruction 51 (IS51)  
United Nations Women's Guild  
Reduction of electricity comsumption during 'high cost' periods in winter 2005 - 2006  
Publication of the Bulletin in 2006  
On sale at the CERN branch of the Post Office from 1 December 2005  
To the attention of all dosimeter users  
For information: Geneva University  
Network Connection Management  

Staff Association

Message to all pensioners  
New Executive Committee  
We condemn the current discrimination in the management of employment contracts!