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LHC: Collisions on course for 2007

In the LHC tunnel and caverns, a particle accelerator and detectors are rapidly taking shape. At last week's Council meeting, delegates took stock of the year's progress towards first collisions in 2007. >>

A word from the DG: A look to the future

The year 2006 has been an eventful one for particle physics in Europe. Here at CERN, the LHC project has progressed steadily towards the goal of a November 2007 start-up. >>

A journey from particle physics to outer space

Particle physics can take you a long way - even into space! Astronaut Christer Fuglesang recently jetted into orbit on his first space mission, 14 years after he left CERN to join the European Space Agency. >>

Progress on CMS detector lowering

It was an amazing engineering challenge - the lowering of the first hugeendcap disc (YE+3) of the CMS detector slowly and carefully 100 metres underground. >>

Snapshots to shed light on LHC performance

With the impressive size and unprecedented power of the LHC, it is all too easy to overlook the smaller devices that have the difficult task of monitoring the new accelerator. You don't have to stand too far back from the big picture to see examples of clever technology inside the LHC. >>

An Algerian Minister visits CERN

The Algerian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Rachid Haraoubia, visited CERN on 14 November. >>

Poster power brings together electronics community

An 'Electronics at CERN' poster session was displayed on the mezzanine in building 500 for two days from 30 November. >>

Official News

Staff meeting  
End-of-year closure 2006/2007  
Part-time work as a pre-retirement measure  
Equal Opportunities Advisory Panel  

Training and Development

Academic Training - 2nd Term: 08.01.2007 - 31.03.2007  
Academic Training: Applied Superconductivity  

General Information

IT Services Availability during the Annual CERN Closure 2006  
Limitation of Electrical Power in January  
APPRENTISSAGES TECHNIQUES - Électronicien(ne) et laborantin(e) en physique - French version only  
Meyrin Petrol Station  
CERN Housing Service: Hostels  
Technical apprentices  
Xavier Lagrue - 1969-2006  
David Owen WILLIAMS  
Décès - Jean-Pierre Maître - French version only  
Conférence extérieure - Université de Genève: La modélisation numérique des extrêmes climatiques: Projections pour l'Europe et la Suisse d'ici 2100 - French version only  
Maintenance of the telephone exchange in building 40  
Radiation Protection Group  
Bulletin publication 2007  

Staff Association

Other activities - French version only  
Club's news, Cultural activities  
Insurance cover against loss of earnings - latest news