LE CHANT
DES
PARTICULES

 

------------------------------

 

  • End of LHC operation. Fin d'exploitation du LHC.

  • 15:41:00™

    The LHC experiments are back in business with record energy collisions of 13Tev. Les expériences du LHC reprennent la collecte de données à 13TeV. http://home.web.cern.ch/node/57373

  • 16:57:42™

    Preparations are now underway to go beyond LHC design specification and collide protons with lead ions : http://t.co/7q4BEb8Z

  • 14:49:51™

    2013 is sure to be a busy year for CERN, we're looking forward to it! Here are our highlights from 2012 : http://t.co/RNDdIJYz

  • 12:36:41™

    Highlights from this morning's results from LHC, ATLAS, CMS, LHCb, TOTEM and ALICE : http://t.co/h3ucJgUf

  • 18:19:22™

    Exceeding expectations for 2012, the LHC has now delivered 20 fb-1 (more than a million billion collisions).

  • 16:08:56™

    New way to study quark-gluon plasma, the hottest and coolest fluid created in heavy ion collisions with LHC : http://t.co/jsY9BStC

  • 11:58:33™

    LHC has reached its target for 2012 by delivering 15 fb-1 (around a million billion collisions).

  • 16:09:56™

    LHC experiments bring new insight into matter of the primordial universe http://t.co/PZ4bFhZ4

  • 10:05:51™

    CERN experiments observe particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson http://t.co/MBjIwytL

  • 03:40:00™

    LHC‬ has now delivered more collisions in 2012 than it did in the whole of 2011, more data = more potential discoveries.

  • 11:52:00™

    LHC records in past week: peak luminosity=6x10^33 cm-2s-1, max luminosity in a fill=190 pb-1 & almost 1 fb-1 a week to experiments !

  • 07:46:00™

    LHC has already delivered about 1 fb-1 of data (around 100 trillion collisions) to experiments in 2012. This took until June in 2011.

  • 11:46:00™

    Record luminosity in ATLASexperiment & CMSexperiment, each LHC beam now has 1380 bunches of protons - the maximum planned for 2012 !

  • 10:35:00™

    LHC physics data taking gets underway at new record collision energy of 8 TeV http://t.co/oML6qIxi

  • 09:59:00™

    Record-breaking 4 TeV beams in the LHC over the weekend (22h40 CET on Friday to be precise). First collisions at 4 TeV planned for April.

  • 09:30:00™

    First beam of the year circulating in the LHC just before midnight. Let the 2012 LHC run begin!

  • 18:00:39™

    Last beam of 2012 extracted, and what a year is was !

  • 11:03:08™

    LHC has delivered 2 inverse femtobarns of data already this year; peak luminosity is now over 2x10^33.

  • 05:14:58™

    LHC now running with 1380 bunches per beam.

  • 13:39:48™

    LHC now running with 1236 bunches per beam.

  • 12:35:03™

    LHC achieves 2011 data milestone. Le LHC atteint son objectif pour 2011 : http://ow.ly/5kg8R

  • 19:58:23™

    LHC now running with 1092 bunches per beam. Le LHC fonctionne maintenant avec 1092 paquets de protons par faisceau.

  • 11:56:02™

    LHC reached a luminosity of 10^33 around 2am this morning. Significant milestone. Luminosity explained on CERN's blog: http://ow.ly/50tdz

  • 20:54:50™

    LHC now running with 912 bunches per beam, one month since the record-setting run with 480 bunches.

  • 23:57:48™

    LHC now running with 624 bunches per beam. Data flowing...

  • 10:50:05™

    LHC sets world record beam intensity. Le LHC bat le record du monde de l’intensité de faisceau : http://bit.ly/dPR3CB

  • 18:12:49™

    LHC now running with 336 bunches of particles per beam

  • 18:06:42™

    It's a year to the day since the #LHC research programme got underway: http://ow.ly/4pDwV

  • 22:13:24™

    LHC sets new luminosity record of over 2.5x10^32 - peak in 2010 was 2.0x10^32.

  • 21:42:21™

    Great performance last weekend from #LHC, now running with 136 bunches. 2011 data set already approaching 1/5 the total achieved in 2010.

  • 14:58:04™

    LHC now running with 64 bunches

  • 18:59:14™

    LHC is running with 32 bunches. Colliding stable beams.

  • 21:13:19™

    LHC declared stable beams at 18:05 this evening. 2011 physics running is underway.

  • 12:00:00™

    LHC topped 1000 bunches and 10^14 particles per beam for the first time over the weekend.

  • 09:20:18™

    The first 7 TeV #LHC collisions of 2011 were recorded last night, round midnight, with low intensity beams.

  • 17:36:01™

    Latest news from the LHC technical stop in this week's CERN Bulletin: http://ow.ly/3DWPb

  • 20:16:21™

    The LHC's last beam of 2010 was extracted at 18:00 this evening after a great first year of physics...

  • 17:06:37™

    CMS experiment at LHC observes Z bosons for the first time in heavy-ion collisions http://bit.ly/avA2Oh

  • 14:11:02™

    ALICE experiment announces first results from LHC's lead-ion collisions http://bit.ly/bzVD9y

  • 16:13:23™

    LHC reaches 121 bunches of lead ions per beam, the goal for 2010, and the experiments have first inverse microbarn of heavy-ion data.

  • 10:29:21™

    It's been a good start for lead ions in the LHC - after a successful night setting up, both beams are circulating.

  • 08:17:42™

    The LHC's first lead ion collisions were seen by the ALICE, ATLAS and CMS experiments last night. Stable beams coming soon.

  • 11:44:56™

    With 368 bunches per beam the LHC yesterday doubled target collision rate for 2010 giving 6000 inverse nanobarns of data in just one fill.

  • 17:41:34™

    The CMS experiment at the LHC sees potentially new and interesting effect: http://ow.ly/2HxZy

  • 08:52:59™

    Last night's #LHC fill provided as much data as the total delivered up to the ICHEP conference in Paris last month.

  • 14:55:55™

    Another record-breaking #LHC fill has just finished after 14 hours of collisions. This one delivered the most intense beams to date.

  • 10:04:02™

    LHC takes intensity higher - now running with 48 bunches of protons per beam, increasing the rate experiments collect data.

  • 07:31:33™

    LHC continues to break records. Now running with 7 on 7 bunches. FInd out more at: http://bit.ly/9V0XC5

  • 17:11:07™

    Collisions provided by the LHC to experiments over the weekend doubled the total since 7 TeV collisions began on March 30.

  • 17:04:18™

    Adding the tally from last weekend's runs, the LHC experiments have observed around half a billion collisions to date.

  • 12:49:36™

    LHC experiments savour 10-fold luminosity increase: a taste of things to come.

  • 17:48:35™

    Running with successful 'squeezed' beams, the LHC is providing 10 times more luminosity, giving more collisions for the experiments.

  • 16:26:10™

    With tens of millions of collisions recorded, LHC experiments spot rarer members of the particle family.

  • 18:33:29™

    Word of the week at the LHC: squeeze! Squeezed beams give higher collision rates, and the studies continue.

  • 08:58:04™

    LHC making progress with studies to increase collision rates.

  • 10:32:34™

    Good running at the LHC over Easter weekend, including a period of 21 hours at 3.5 TeV per beam.

  • 08:25:41™

    Great #LHC physics run overnight with 8 hours of stable beams. Now going in to beam injection and extraction studies.

  • 13:01:12™

    Experiment have seen collisions!!!!!!!!!!!First time in the history!!!!!!!!!!!! World record!!!!!!!!

  • 11:17:07™

    Beam studies continuing, including more 3.5 TeV beam overnight.

  • 10:38:41™

    LHC sets new record – accelerates beams to 3.5 TeV ! Nouveau record d'énergie pour le LHC : deux faisceaux accélérés à 3,5 TeV !

  • 23:16:54™

    LHC: both beams ramped to 1.18 TeV just after 9 pm CET.

  • 12:42:07™

    LHC performing well during detailed beam commissioning at 450 GeV.

  • 09:49:50™

    The LHC is on its way again. First beam of 2010 circulated in each direction by 04.10 CET.

  • 09:50:47™

    During technical stop LHC being prepared for running at 3.5 TeV per beam: http://bit.ly/4rDb1S

  • 18:43:05™

    The LHC's first run came to a close at 18.03 CET today after a successful series of 'firsts'. Back in business next year.

  • 12:00:00™

    A very good weekend for the LHC: well over 1 million collisions at 900 GeV and about 50 000 collisions at 2.36 TeV. Plus d'un million de collisions à 900 GeV et environ 50 000 collisions à 2.36 TeV.

  • 14:19:59™

    LHC has started higher intensity running at 450 GeV. Target is 1 miilion events for the experiments.

  • 11:56:12™

    LHC beam commissioning continues, aiming towards higher intensities at 450 GeV.

  • 10:18:26™

    LHC has started running with stable beams at 450 GeV (4 bunches per beam). Collision data is being recorded by the experiments.

  • 11:16:08™

    LHC beam-commissioning progressing, with first "multi-bunch" beams last night (2 bunches per beam).

  • 09:42:25™

    LHC running, with beam-commissioning under way again since yesterday evening, following power cut on CERN main site.

  • 14:42:17™

    The LHC has run with solenoid magnets in the ALICE, ATLAS and CMS detectors turned up to full field.

  • 00:42:00™

    A new record ! Both beams in LHC reach 1.18 TeV. Nouveau record ! Les deux faisceaux du LHC atteignent 1,18 TeV.

  • 23:21:03™

    World Record !! Tonight at about 22:00 the LHC accelerated a beam of protons to 1180 GeV - a new record energy !

  • 09:46:05™

    The #LHC accelerated a beam to 540 GeV overnight.

  • 13:25:23™

    TWO BEAMS ARE CURRENTLY CIRCULATING IN THE LHC !

  • 15:28:27™

    The anticlockwise beam is now in and circulating... working on improving the beam lifetime.

  • 10:11:10™

    So no collisions planned yet. We are not in a hurry with the secrets of the Universe :) Just a short respite for the Higgs boson !

  • 22:02:04™

    We have captured it! First circulating beam of 2009!

  • 11:43:51™

    Yesterday the LHC was handed over for operation. Teams are now preparing for the first circulating beams of 2009.

  • 17:15:51™

    LHC "bird-bread" strike causes waves in the world press! For the facts, read: http://bit.ly/3y3HWv

  • 17:18:04™

    Particles are back in the LHC ! Les particules sont de retour dans le LHC ! http://bit.ly/OPoOm

  • 08:53:54™

    Magnet powering tests begin. Les premiers aimants du LHC sont mis sous tension.

  • 10:55:11™

    Final sector of LHC being cooled down. Le dernier secteur du LHC est en cours de refroidissement.

  • 12:12:53™

    The LHCb experiment catches a glimpse of particles from the SPS. Plus more details from the LHC: http://tinyurl.com/n6mqlo

  • 16:15:37™

    Last magnet lowered today.

  • 15:34:57™

    First proton beam in the next stage of the accelerator chain, the SPS.

  • 15:03:28™

    PS has beam ahead of schedule.

  • 14:46:29™

    LHC news: Sector 5–6 consolidation work has finished. Starting preparations to cool the sector back down - http://tinyurl.com/cpz38v

  • 15:25:23™

    Repairs completed on the LHC's cryogenic pipeline. For more details check out the latest from the LHC: http://tinyurl.com/dy4awu

  • 17:24:25™

    CERN has been quiet for a while, but we'll make up for that. The LHC is under repair, and we're posting updates weekly.

  • 18:36:12™

    End of the LHC's first week of operation. Commissioning going well with a beam circulating for 30 minutes last night. Next update Monday.

  • 13:25:00™

    Historic moment. The LHC first beam has just circulated. Amazing moment.

  • 09:13:00™

    LHC first beam day. Beams at the door of the LHC, ready for first injection.

LE CHANT
DES
PARTICULES

 

------------------------------

 

  • End of LHC operation. Fin d'exploitation du LHC.

  • 15:41:00™

    The LHC experiments are back in business with record energy collisions of 13Tev. Les expériences du LHC reprennent la collecte de données à 13TeV. http://home.web.cern.ch/node/57373

  • 16:57:42™

    Preparations are now underway to go beyond LHC design specification and collide protons with lead ions : http://t.co/7q4BEb8Z

  • 14:49:51™

    2013 is sure to be a busy year for CERN, we're looking forward to it! Here are our highlights from 2012 : http://t.co/RNDdIJYz

  • 12:36:41™

    Highlights from this morning's results from LHC, ATLAS, CMS, LHCb, TOTEM and ALICE : http://t.co/h3ucJgUf

  • 18:19:22™

    Exceeding expectations for 2012, the LHC has now delivered 20 fb-1 (more than a million billion collisions).

  • 16:08:56™

    New way to study quark-gluon plasma, the hottest and coolest fluid created in heavy ion collisions with LHC : http://t.co/jsY9BStC

  • 11:58:33™

    LHC has reached its target for 2012 by delivering 15 fb-1 (around a million billion collisions).

  • 16:09:56™

    LHC experiments bring new insight into matter of the primordial universe http://t.co/PZ4bFhZ4

  • 10:05:51™

    CERN experiments observe particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson http://t.co/MBjIwytL

  • 03:40:00™

    LHC‬ has now delivered more collisions in 2012 than it did in the whole of 2011, more data = more potential discoveries.

  • 11:52:00™

    LHC records in past week: peak luminosity=6x10^33 cm-2s-1, max luminosity in a fill=190 pb-1 & almost 1 fb-1 a week to experiments !

  • 07:46:00™

    LHC has already delivered about 1 fb-1 of data (around 100 trillion collisions) to experiments in 2012. This took until June in 2011.

  • 11:46:00™

    Record luminosity in ATLASexperiment & CMSexperiment, each LHC beam now has 1380 bunches of protons - the maximum planned for 2012 !

  • 10:35:00™

    LHC physics data taking gets underway at new record collision energy of 8 TeV http://t.co/oML6qIxi

  • 09:59:00™

    Record-breaking 4 TeV beams in the LHC over the weekend (22h40 CET on Friday to be precise). First collisions at 4 TeV planned for April.

  • 09:30:00™

    First beam of the year circulating in the LHC just before midnight. Let the 2012 LHC run begin!

  • 18:00:39™

    Last beam of 2012 extracted, and what a year is was !

  • 11:03:08™

    LHC has delivered 2 inverse femtobarns of data already this year; peak luminosity is now over 2x10^33.

  • 05:14:58™

    LHC now running with 1380 bunches per beam.

  • 13:39:48™

    LHC now running with 1236 bunches per beam.

  • 12:35:03™

    LHC achieves 2011 data milestone. Le LHC atteint son objectif pour 2011 : http://ow.ly/5kg8R

  • 19:58:23™

    LHC now running with 1092 bunches per beam. Le LHC fonctionne maintenant avec 1092 paquets de protons par faisceau.

  • 11:56:02™

    LHC reached a luminosity of 10^33 around 2am this morning. Significant milestone. Luminosity explained on CERN's blog: http://ow.ly/50tdz

  • 20:54:50™

    LHC now running with 912 bunches per beam, one month since the record-setting run with 480 bunches.

  • 23:57:48™

    LHC now running with 624 bunches per beam. Data flowing...

  • 10:50:05™

    LHC sets world record beam intensity. Le LHC bat le record du monde de l’intensité de faisceau : http://bit.ly/dPR3CB

  • 18:12:49™

    LHC now running with 336 bunches of particles per beam

  • 18:06:42™

    It's a year to the day since the #LHC research programme got underway: http://ow.ly/4pDwV

  • 22:13:24™

    LHC sets new luminosity record of over 2.5x10^32 - peak in 2010 was 2.0x10^32.

  • 21:42:21™

    Great performance last weekend from #LHC, now running with 136 bunches. 2011 data set already approaching 1/5 the total achieved in 2010.

  • 14:58:04™

    LHC now running with 64 bunches

  • 18:59:14™

    LHC is running with 32 bunches. Colliding stable beams.

  • 21:13:19™

    LHC declared stable beams at 18:05 this evening. 2011 physics running is underway.

  • 12:00:00™

    LHC topped 1000 bunches and 10^14 particles per beam for the first time over the weekend.

  • 09:20:18™

    The first 7 TeV #LHC collisions of 2011 were recorded last night, round midnight, with low intensity beams.

  • 17:36:01™

    Latest news from the LHC technical stop in this week's CERN Bulletin: http://ow.ly/3DWPb

  • 20:16:21™

    The LHC's last beam of 2010 was extracted at 18:00 this evening after a great first year of physics...

  • 17:06:37™

    CMS experiment at LHC observes Z bosons for the first time in heavy-ion collisions http://bit.ly/avA2Oh

  • 14:11:02™

    ALICE experiment announces first results from LHC's lead-ion collisions http://bit.ly/bzVD9y

  • 16:13:23™

    LHC reaches 121 bunches of lead ions per beam, the goal for 2010, and the experiments have first inverse microbarn of heavy-ion data.

  • 10:29:21™

    It's been a good start for lead ions in the LHC - after a successful night setting up, both beams are circulating.

  • 08:17:42™

    The LHC's first lead ion collisions were seen by the ALICE, ATLAS and CMS experiments last night. Stable beams coming soon.

  • 11:44:56™

    With 368 bunches per beam the LHC yesterday doubled target collision rate for 2010 giving 6000 inverse nanobarns of data in just one fill.

  • 17:41:34™

    The CMS experiment at the LHC sees potentially new and interesting effect: http://ow.ly/2HxZy

  • 08:52:59™

    Last night's #LHC fill provided as much data as the total delivered up to the ICHEP conference in Paris last month.

  • 14:55:55™

    Another record-breaking #LHC fill has just finished after 14 hours of collisions. This one delivered the most intense beams to date.

  • 10:04:02™

    LHC takes intensity higher - now running with 48 bunches of protons per beam, increasing the rate experiments collect data.

  • 07:31:33™

    LHC continues to break records. Now running with 7 on 7 bunches. FInd out more at: http://bit.ly/9V0XC5

  • 17:11:07™

    Collisions provided by the LHC to experiments over the weekend doubled the total since 7 TeV collisions began on March 30.

  • 17:04:18™

    Adding the tally from last weekend's runs, the LHC experiments have observed around half a billion collisions to date.

  • 12:49:36™

    LHC experiments savour 10-fold luminosity increase: a taste of things to come.

  • 17:48:35™

    Running with successful 'squeezed' beams, the LHC is providing 10 times more luminosity, giving more collisions for the experiments.

  • 16:26:10™

    With tens of millions of collisions recorded, LHC experiments spot rarer members of the particle family.

  • 18:33:29™

    Word of the week at the LHC: squeeze! Squeezed beams give higher collision rates, and the studies continue.

  • 08:58:04™

    LHC making progress with studies to increase collision rates.

  • 10:32:34™

    Good running at the LHC over Easter weekend, including a period of 21 hours at 3.5 TeV per beam.

  • 08:25:41™

    Great #LHC physics run overnight with 8 hours of stable beams. Now going in to beam injection and extraction studies.

  • 13:01:12™

    Experiment have seen collisions!!!!!!!!!!!First time in the history!!!!!!!!!!!! World record!!!!!!!!

  • 11:17:07™

    Beam studies continuing, including more 3.5 TeV beam overnight.

  • 10:38:41™

    LHC sets new record – accelerates beams to 3.5 TeV ! Nouveau record d'énergie pour le LHC : deux faisceaux accélérés à 3,5 TeV !

  • 23:16:54™

    LHC: both beams ramped to 1.18 TeV just after 9 pm CET.

  • 12:42:07™

    LHC performing well during detailed beam commissioning at 450 GeV.

  • 09:49:50™

    The LHC is on its way again. First beam of 2010 circulated in each direction by 04.10 CET.

  • 09:50:47™

    During technical stop LHC being prepared for running at 3.5 TeV per beam: http://bit.ly/4rDb1S

  • 18:43:05™

    The LHC's first run came to a close at 18.03 CET today after a successful series of 'firsts'. Back in business next year.

  • 12:00:00™

    A very good weekend for the LHC: well over 1 million collisions at 900 GeV and about 50 000 collisions at 2.36 TeV. Plus d'un million de collisions à 900 GeV et environ 50 000 collisions à 2.36 TeV.

  • 14:19:59™

    LHC has started higher intensity running at 450 GeV. Target is 1 miilion events for the experiments.

  • 11:56:12™

    LHC beam commissioning continues, aiming towards higher intensities at 450 GeV.

  • 10:18:26™

    LHC has started running with stable beams at 450 GeV (4 bunches per beam). Collision data is being recorded by the experiments.

  • 11:16:08™

    LHC beam-commissioning progressing, with first "multi-bunch" beams last night (2 bunches per beam).

  • 09:42:25™

    LHC running, with beam-commissioning under way again since yesterday evening, following power cut on CERN main site.

  • 14:42:17™

    The LHC has run with solenoid magnets in the ALICE, ATLAS and CMS detectors turned up to full field.

  • 00:42:00™

    A new record ! Both beams in LHC reach 1.18 TeV. Nouveau record ! Les deux faisceaux du LHC atteignent 1,18 TeV.

  • 23:21:03™

    World Record !! Tonight at about 22:00 the LHC accelerated a beam of protons to 1180 GeV - a new record energy !

  • 09:46:05™

    The #LHC accelerated a beam to 540 GeV overnight.

  • 13:25:23™

    TWO BEAMS ARE CURRENTLY CIRCULATING IN THE LHC !

  • 15:28:27™

    The anticlockwise beam is now in and circulating... working on improving the beam lifetime.

  • 10:11:10™

    So no collisions planned yet. We are not in a hurry with the secrets of the Universe :) Just a short respite for the Higgs boson !

  • 22:02:04™

    We have captured it! First circulating beam of 2009!

  • 11:43:51™

    Yesterday the LHC was handed over for operation. Teams are now preparing for the first circulating beams of 2009.

  • 17:15:51™

    LHC "bird-bread" strike causes waves in the world press! For the facts, read: http://bit.ly/3y3HWv

  • 17:18:04™

    Particles are back in the LHC ! Les particules sont de retour dans le LHC ! http://bit.ly/OPoOm

  • 08:53:54™

    Magnet powering tests begin. Les premiers aimants du LHC sont mis sous tension.

  • 10:55:11™

    Final sector of LHC being cooled down. Le dernier secteur du LHC est en cours de refroidissement.

  • 12:12:53™

    The LHCb experiment catches a glimpse of particles from the SPS. Plus more details from the LHC: http://tinyurl.com/n6mqlo

  • 16:15:37™

    Last magnet lowered today.

  • 15:34:57™

    First proton beam in the next stage of the accelerator chain, the SPS.

  • 15:03:28™

    PS has beam ahead of schedule.

  • 14:46:29™

    LHC news: Sector 5–6 consolidation work has finished. Starting preparations to cool the sector back down - http://tinyurl.com/cpz38v

  • 15:25:23™

    Repairs completed on the LHC's cryogenic pipeline. For more details check out the latest from the LHC: http://tinyurl.com/dy4awu

  • 17:24:25™

    CERN has been quiet for a while, but we'll make up for that. The LHC is under repair, and we're posting updates weekly.

  • 18:36:12™

    End of the LHC's first week of operation. Commissioning going well with a beam circulating for 30 minutes last night. Next update Monday.

  • 13:25:00™

    Historic moment. The LHC first beam has just circulated. Amazing moment.

  • 09:13:00™

    LHC first beam day. Beams at the door of the LHC, ready for first injection.

LE CHANT
DES
PARTICULES

 

------------------------------

 

  • End of LHC operation. Fin d'exploitation du LHC.

  • 15:41:00™

    The LHC experiments are back in business with record energy collisions of 13Tev. Les expériences du LHC reprennent la collecte de données à 13TeV. http://home.web.cern.ch/node/57373

  • 16:57:42™

    Preparations are now underway to go beyond LHC design specification and collide protons with lead ions : http://t.co/7q4BEb8Z

  • 14:49:51™

    2013 is sure to be a busy year for CERN, we're looking forward to it! Here are our highlights from 2012 : http://t.co/RNDdIJYz

  • 12:36:41™

    Highlights from this morning's results from LHC, ATLAS, CMS, LHCb, TOTEM and ALICE : http://t.co/h3ucJgUf

  • 18:19:22™

    Exceeding expectations for 2012, the LHC has now delivered 20 fb-1 (more than a million billion collisions).

  • 16:08:56™

    New way to study quark-gluon plasma, the hottest and coolest fluid created in heavy ion collisions with LHC : http://t.co/jsY9BStC

  • 11:58:33™

    LHC has reached its target for 2012 by delivering 15 fb-1 (around a million billion collisions).

  • 16:09:56™

    LHC experiments bring new insight into matter of the primordial universe http://t.co/PZ4bFhZ4

  • 10:05:51™

    CERN experiments observe particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson http://t.co/MBjIwytL

  • 03:40:00™

    LHC‬ has now delivered more collisions in 2012 than it did in the whole of 2011, more data = more potential discoveries.

  • 11:52:00™

    LHC records in past week: peak luminosity=6x10^33 cm-2s-1, max luminosity in a fill=190 pb-1 & almost 1 fb-1 a week to experiments !

  • 07:46:00™

    LHC has already delivered about 1 fb-1 of data (around 100 trillion collisions) to experiments in 2012. This took until June in 2011.

  • 11:46:00™

    Record luminosity in ATLASexperiment & CMSexperiment, each LHC beam now has 1380 bunches of protons - the maximum planned for 2012 !

  • 10:35:00™

    LHC physics data taking gets underway at new record collision energy of 8 TeV http://t.co/oML6qIxi

  • 09:59:00™

    Record-breaking 4 TeV beams in the LHC over the weekend (22h40 CET on Friday to be precise). First collisions at 4 TeV planned for April.

  • 09:30:00™

    First beam of the year circulating in the LHC just before midnight. Let the 2012 LHC run begin!

  • 18:00:39™

    Last beam of 2012 extracted, and what a year is was !

  • 11:03:08™

    LHC has delivered 2 inverse femtobarns of data already this year; peak luminosity is now over 2x10^33.

  • 05:14:58™

    LHC now running with 1380 bunches per beam.

  • 13:39:48™

    LHC now running with 1236 bunches per beam.

  • 12:35:03™

    LHC achieves 2011 data milestone. Le LHC atteint son objectif pour 2011 : http://ow.ly/5kg8R

  • 19:58:23™

    LHC now running with 1092 bunches per beam. Le LHC fonctionne maintenant avec 1092 paquets de protons par faisceau.

  • 11:56:02™

    LHC reached a luminosity of 10^33 around 2am this morning. Significant milestone. Luminosity explained on CERN's blog: http://ow.ly/50tdz

  • 20:54:50™

    LHC now running with 912 bunches per beam, one month since the record-setting run with 480 bunches.

  • 23:57:48™

    LHC now running with 624 bunches per beam. Data flowing...

  • 10:50:05™

    LHC sets world record beam intensity. Le LHC bat le record du monde de l’intensité de faisceau : http://bit.ly/dPR3CB

  • 18:12:49™

    LHC now running with 336 bunches of particles per beam

  • 18:06:42™

    It's a year to the day since the #LHC research programme got underway: http://ow.ly/4pDwV

  • 22:13:24™

    LHC sets new luminosity record of over 2.5x10^32 - peak in 2010 was 2.0x10^32.

  • 21:42:21™

    Great performance last weekend from #LHC, now running with 136 bunches. 2011 data set already approaching 1/5 the total achieved in 2010.

  • 14:58:04™

    LHC now running with 64 bunches

  • 18:59:14™

    LHC is running with 32 bunches. Colliding stable beams.

  • 21:13:19™

    LHC declared stable beams at 18:05 this evening. 2011 physics running is underway.

  • 12:00:00™

    LHC topped 1000 bunches and 10^14 particles per beam for the first time over the weekend.

  • 09:20:18™

    The first 7 TeV #LHC collisions of 2011 were recorded last night, round midnight, with low intensity beams.

  • 17:36:01™

    Latest news from the LHC technical stop in this week's CERN Bulletin: http://ow.ly/3DWPb

  • 20:16:21™

    The LHC's last beam of 2010 was extracted at 18:00 this evening after a great first year of physics...

  • 17:06:37™

    CMS experiment at LHC observes Z bosons for the first time in heavy-ion collisions http://bit.ly/avA2Oh

  • 14:11:02™

    ALICE experiment announces first results from LHC's lead-ion collisions http://bit.ly/bzVD9y

  • 16:13:23™

    LHC reaches 121 bunches of lead ions per beam, the goal for 2010, and the experiments have first inverse microbarn of heavy-ion data.

  • 10:29:21™

    It's been a good start for lead ions in the LHC - after a successful night setting up, both beams are circulating.

  • 08:17:42™

    The LHC's first lead ion collisions were seen by the ALICE, ATLAS and CMS experiments last night. Stable beams coming soon.

  • 11:44:56™

    With 368 bunches per beam the LHC yesterday doubled target collision rate for 2010 giving 6000 inverse nanobarns of data in just one fill.

  • 17:41:34™

    The CMS experiment at the LHC sees potentially new and interesting effect: http://ow.ly/2HxZy

  • 08:52:59™

    Last night's #LHC fill provided as much data as the total delivered up to the ICHEP conference in Paris last month.

  • 14:55:55™

    Another record-breaking #LHC fill has just finished after 14 hours of collisions. This one delivered the most intense beams to date.

  • 10:04:02™

    LHC takes intensity higher - now running with 48 bunches of protons per beam, increasing the rate experiments collect data.

  • 07:31:33™

    LHC continues to break records. Now running with 7 on 7 bunches. FInd out more at: http://bit.ly/9V0XC5

  • 17:11:07™

    Collisions provided by the LHC to experiments over the weekend doubled the total since 7 TeV collisions began on March 30.

  • 17:04:18™

    Adding the tally from last weekend's runs, the LHC experiments have observed around half a billion collisions to date.

  • 12:49:36™

    LHC experiments savour 10-fold luminosity increase: a taste of things to come.

  • 17:48:35™

    Running with successful 'squeezed' beams, the LHC is providing 10 times more luminosity, giving more collisions for the experiments.

  • 16:26:10™

    With tens of millions of collisions recorded, LHC experiments spot rarer members of the particle family.

  • 18:33:29™

    Word of the week at the LHC: squeeze! Squeezed beams give higher collision rates, and the studies continue.

  • 08:58:04™

    LHC making progress with studies to increase collision rates.

  • 10:32:34™

    Good running at the LHC over Easter weekend, including a period of 21 hours at 3.5 TeV per beam.

  • 08:25:41™

    Great #LHC physics run overnight with 8 hours of stable beams. Now going in to beam injection and extraction studies.

  • 13:01:12™

    Experiment have seen collisions!!!!!!!!!!!First time in the history!!!!!!!!!!!! World record!!!!!!!!

  • 11:17:07™

    Beam studies continuing, including more 3.5 TeV beam overnight.

  • 10:38:41™

    LHC sets new record – accelerates beams to 3.5 TeV ! Nouveau record d'énergie pour le LHC : deux faisceaux accélérés à 3,5 TeV !

  • 23:16:54™

    LHC: both beams ramped to 1.18 TeV just after 9 pm CET.

  • 12:42:07™

    LHC performing well during detailed beam commissioning at 450 GeV.

  • 09:49:50™

    The LHC is on its way again. First beam of 2010 circulated in each direction by 04.10 CET.

  • 09:50:47™

    During technical stop LHC being prepared for running at 3.5 TeV per beam: http://bit.ly/4rDb1S

  • 18:43:05™

    The LHC's first run came to a close at 18.03 CET today after a successful series of 'firsts'. Back in business next year.

  • 12:00:00™

    A very good weekend for the LHC: well over 1 million collisions at 900 GeV and about 50 000 collisions at 2.36 TeV. Plus d'un million de collisions à 900 GeV et environ 50 000 collisions à 2.36 TeV.

  • 14:19:59™

    LHC has started higher intensity running at 450 GeV. Target is 1 miilion events for the experiments.

  • 11:56:12™

    LHC beam commissioning continues, aiming towards higher intensities at 450 GeV.

  • 10:18:26™

    LHC has started running with stable beams at 450 GeV (4 bunches per beam). Collision data is being recorded by the experiments.

  • 11:16:08™

    LHC beam-commissioning progressing, with first "multi-bunch" beams last night (2 bunches per beam).

  • 09:42:25™

    LHC running, with beam-commissioning under way again since yesterday evening, following power cut on CERN main site.

  • 14:42:17™

    The LHC has run with solenoid magnets in the ALICE, ATLAS and CMS detectors turned up to full field.

  • 00:42:00™

    A new record ! Both beams in LHC reach 1.18 TeV. Nouveau record ! Les deux faisceaux du LHC atteignent 1,18 TeV.

  • 23:21:03™

    World Record !! Tonight at about 22:00 the LHC accelerated a beam of protons to 1180 GeV - a new record energy !

  • 09:46:05™

    The #LHC accelerated a beam to 540 GeV overnight.

  • 13:25:23™

    TWO BEAMS ARE CURRENTLY CIRCULATING IN THE LHC !

  • 15:28:27™

    The anticlockwise beam is now in and circulating... working on improving the beam lifetime.

  • 10:11:10™

    So no collisions planned yet. We are not in a hurry with the secrets of the Universe :) Just a short respite for the Higgs boson !

  • 22:02:04™

    We have captured it! First circulating beam of 2009!

  • 11:43:51™

    Yesterday the LHC was handed over for operation. Teams are now preparing for the first circulating beams of 2009.

  • 17:15:51™

    LHC "bird-bread" strike causes waves in the world press! For the facts, read: http://bit.ly/3y3HWv

  • 17:18:04™

    Particles are back in the LHC ! Les particules sont de retour dans le LHC ! http://bit.ly/OPoOm

  • 08:53:54™

    Magnet powering tests begin. Les premiers aimants du LHC sont mis sous tension.

  • 10:55:11™

    Final sector of LHC being cooled down. Le dernier secteur du LHC est en cours de refroidissement.

  • 12:12:53™

    The LHCb experiment catches a glimpse of particles from the SPS. Plus more details from the LHC: http://tinyurl.com/n6mqlo

  • 16:15:37™

    Last magnet lowered today.

  • 15:34:57™

    First proton beam in the next stage of the accelerator chain, the SPS.

  • 15:03:28™

    PS has beam ahead of schedule.

  • 14:46:29™

    LHC news: Sector 5–6 consolidation work has finished. Starting preparations to cool the sector back down - http://tinyurl.com/cpz38v

  • 15:25:23™

    Repairs completed on the LHC's cryogenic pipeline. For more details check out the latest from the LHC: http://tinyurl.com/dy4awu

  • 17:24:25™

    CERN has been quiet for a while, but we'll make up for that. The LHC is under repair, and we're posting updates weekly.

  • 18:36:12™

    End of the LHC's first week of operation. Commissioning going well with a beam circulating for 30 minutes last night. Next update Monday.

  • 13:25:00™

    Historic moment. The LHC first beam has just circulated. Amazing moment.

  • 09:13:00™

    LHC first beam day. Beams at the door of the LHC, ready for first injection.

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LE CHANT DES PARTICULES

THE SONG OF PARTICLES

Un vieux scientifique se remémore la mise en service au début du XXIe siècle de la machine la plus complexe jamais créée par l’homme : un accélérateur de particules conçu dans le but de percer le secret des origines de l’Univers…

An elderly physicist recalls the commissioning at the turn of the 21st century of the most complex machine ever built by man: a particle accelerator designed to unlock the secrets of the Universe…

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réalisation directed by
BENOÎT BOURREAU

voix voice-over by
MICHAEL LONSDALE

texte text by
OLIVIER CADIOT

musique music by
STEVE ARGÜELLES, NICOLAS BECKER, BENOÎT DELBECQ

image cinematography by
JACQUES BESSE

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