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2016-06-13
14:06
LHC Report: staying cool despite record highs
Dernières nouvelles du LHC : une pluie de records
/ Jorg Wenninger for the LHC team
These two last weeks have been a highlight of LHC operation so far, delivering record luminosity.   LHC integrated luminosity in 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016. [...]
BUL-NA-2016-105.- 2016 - Published in : CERN Bulletin 24/2016 25/2016 Fulltext: PNG;

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2016-06-09
11:25
High Energy Sailors
Des navigatrices de haute énergie
/ CERN Bulletin
The High Energy Ladies, the CERN Yachting Club’s ladies’ team, were the first all-female team to complete the Geneva-Rolle-Geneva race on 4-5 June.  
BUL-NA-2016-104.- 2016 - Published in : CERN Bulletin 24/2016 25/2016 Fulltext: PNG;

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2016-06-09
11:19
Thomas Walter Bannerman Kibble (1932 - 2016)
Thomas Walter Bannerman Kibble (1932 - 2016)
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Tom Kibble, an internationally-renowned theoretical physicist, passed away on Thursday 2 June.   Tom Kibble in the CMS cavern during a visit to CERN in 2014. (Photo: CMS/CERN) Professor Thomas Walter Bannerman Kibble passed away unexpectedly on 2 June at the age of 83 [...]
BUL-NA-2016-103.- 2016 - Published in : CERN Bulletin 24/2016 25/2016

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2016-06-09
11:16
Baby falcon rescued on CERN site
Bébé faucon sauvé sur le site du CERN
/ Harriet Jarlett
This baby falcon was found on Tuesday, 7 June near a car parked in the Building 40 carpark.   Connie Potter, who first saw the bird, contacted CRR (Centre de Réadaptation des Rapaces) at Bardonnex. [...]
BUL-NA-2016-102.- 2016 - Published in : CERN Bulletin 24/2016 25/2016

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2016-06-09
10:44
Ombud’s Corner: are you being served?
Le coin de l’Ombud : vous êtes servis ?
/ Sudeshna Datta-Cockerill
A few weeks ago, I overheard a conversation in the cafeteria where a colleague was asked how it was that he was always smiling… his answer was immediate - “That’s easy”, he said, “I work in such a great place – great science, great people, great opportunities…”. Amidst the general laughter and acquiescent nodding that followed, I found myself musing on this response and thinking about all the different services that play their part in achieving the mission that inspired this sentiment. [...]
BUL-NA-2016-101.- 2016 - Published in : CERN Bulletin 24/2016 25/2016

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2016-06-09
10:43
Come and play with HEAL in Microcosm!
Venez jouer avec HEAL au Microcosm !
/ Stefania Pandolfi
A new interactive game in Microcosm informs about hadron therapy – come and test it!   HEAL is a new interactive game currently under evaluation at Microcosm to inform visitors about hadron therapy, one aspect of the CERN-related contributions to the medical field. Microcosm is continuously evolving and new content is installed regularly [...]
BUL-NA-2016-100.- 2016 - Published in : CERN Bulletin 24/2016 25/2016

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2016-06-09
10:25
CERN's IT Consultancy Team: a new IT project support service
L’équipe de conseil en informatique : un nouveau service
/ Ignacio Reguero, IT Department
Newly created IT Consultancy Team provides advice on IT matters to communities at CERN starting new projects or reviewing computing activities of old.   The members of CERN's IT Consultancy Team [...]
BUL-NA-2016-099.- 2016 - Published in : CERN Bulletin 24/2016 25/2016 Fulltext: IMG_3497_image - JPG; IMG_3474_image - JPG;

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2016-06-08
12:35
Irene Vichou (1964 - 2016)
Irene Vichou (1964 - 2016)
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It was with great sadness that we learnt that Irene Vichou, our much appreciated ATLAS colleague, had passed away in April after an illness.   Irene started work at CERN as a PhD student of the University of Athens with the West Area Omega experiment [...]
BUL-NA-2016-098.- 2016 - Published in : CERN Bulletin 24/2016 25/2016 Fulltext: JPG;

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2016-06-08
12:28
Computer Security: drive-bye
Sécurité informatique : attaque de point d'eau
/ Stefan Lueders, Computer Security Team
Like a lion waiting to ambush gazelles at a waterhole, malware can catch you by surprise.    As some of you might have noticed, the Computer Security Team had to block the news site “20min.ch” a while ago, as it was found to be distributing malware. This block comes after similar incidents at other Swiss organizations. [...]
BUL-NA-2016-097.- 2016 - Published in : CERN Bulletin 24/2016 25/2016

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2016-06-08
12:22
Six new projects will bridge gap between CERN and society
Six nouveaux projets pour rapprocher le CERN et la société
/ Anaïs Rassat, Knowledge Transfer Group
Knowledge Transfer Fund awarded over six hundred thousand Swiss francs to six projects in 2016.   Computer racks at the CERN Data Centre, the heart of CERN’s entire scientific, administrative, and computing infrastructure [...]
BUL-NA-2016-096.- 2016 - Published in : CERN Bulletin 24/2016 25/2016 Fulltext: JPEG;

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