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Beware the single hit!

The first time that single particle effects from cosmic rays on electronics were observed was in 1991, when one of the instruments aboard an ESA satellite broke down after only five days in space. On 5 July, the TS-LEA group will have completed the installation of monitors that will help to reduce similar dangerous effects on LHC electronics. >>

The last piece of the ring

In a sequel to the recent success at CMS, the last section of the LHC beam vacuum system was installed in ATLAS on Monday 16 June. The place where experiment and accelerator meet, the completion of the last part of the continuous 27 km beampipe signals how near the LHC is to the circulation of its first beam. >>

Nobel prize-winner Heinrich Rohrer visits CERN

The Nobel prize-winner Heinrich Rohrer met young scientists on a recent visit to the Laboratory. >>

Summer music festivals

Although July is set to be a crucial time in the working life of the Laboratory, the CERN clubs have organised musical events to make sure that there’s also a chance to chill out and relax. >>

Official News

Standing Concertation Committee - Meetings held on 6, 20 & 22 May 2008  

Training and Development

French courses for Beginners  
CERN Technical Training: available Places in forthcoming Courses   

General Information

New opening hours for the Reception foyer and the visitor facilities in Building 33  
Information for Stores users  
Internet Access from CERN GSM subscriptions