From the CERN web: Standard Model, SESAME and more

This section highlights articles, blog posts and press releases published in the CERN web environment over the past weeks. This way, you won’t miss a thing...


Left: ATLAS non-leptonic MWZ data. Right: ATLAS σ × B exclusion for W’ → WZ.

Is the Standard Model about to crater?
28 October – CERN Courier

The Standard Model is coming under more and more pressure from experiments. New results from the analysis of LHC’s Run 1 data show effects that, if confirmed, would be the signature of new interactions at the TeV scale.

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 Students and teachers participate in lectures about CERN science at the first ever SESAME teacher and students school.

New CERN programme to develop network between SESAME schools
22 October - by Harriet Jarlett

In September CERN welcomed 28 visitors from the Middle East for the first ever student and teacher school for SESAME.

SESAME is a third-generation synchrotron light source nearing completion in Jordan that will allow researchers from the region to investigate questions from a broad range of subjects, including the natural sciences, archaeology and the arts.

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Rolf Heuer, CERN’s Director-General, and Javier Cáceres, INEUSTAR´s General Manager, sign the BIC agreement.

CERN supports new business incubation network in Spain
20 October - by Harriet Jarlett​

This week CERN signed its eighth Business Incubation Centre of CERN technologies (BIC) agreement with INEUSTAR, the Spanish Science Industry Association.

The programme, called the INEUSTAR-Pioneers, aims to bridge the gap between basic science and industry, supporting businesses and entrepreneurs to turn innovative technologies related to high-energy physics from technical concepts into a market reality.

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