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24 April 2012 - INFN
Theatre Among Neutrinos
Tomorrow, April 25th, the author and actor Marco Paolini presents his show "ITIS Galileo", live TV from INFN Gran Sasso National Laboratory. It is the first time that an Italian scientific research centre houses a theatrical work live broadcasted in prime time.

24 April 2012 - SLAC
World's Largest Digital Camera Project Passes Critical Milestone
A 3.2 billion-pixel digital camera designed by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is now one step closer to reality. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope camera, which will capture the widest, fastest and deepest view of the night sky ever observed, has received "Critical Decision 1" approval by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to move into the next stage of the project.

23 April 2012 - CERN
CERN supports new business incubation centre in the UK
CERN and the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council announce the launch of a new Business Incubation Centre (BIC) at the STFC's Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus.

23 April 2012 - STFC
CERN and STFC new business initiative to see businesses bridge the gap between science and Industry
The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and CERN have announced the start of a major new joint initiative that will enable small high-tech businesses bridge the gap between basic science and industry, as they translate some of the world’s most innovative technologies developed at CERN into viable and profitable companies in the UK.

Particle Physics in the Press

26 April 2012 - Science Daily
New Particle Discovered at CERN

26 April 2012 - RedOrbit
3.4 Billion Pixel Telescope Plans Move One Step Further

26 April 2012 - Irish Times
God particle discovery due within months

26 April 2012 - Science Magazine
Textbook Electrodynamics May Contradict Relativity

26 April 2012 - Daily Mail
3.2bn-pixel camera in LSST telescope will bring revelations about space

26 April 2012 - Science 2.0
Spot The Higgs In The DZERO VZ Mass Plot

26 April 2012 - Phys.Org
Searching for the elusive Higgs Particle

25 April 2012 - Phys.Org
Do the Milky Way's companions spell trouble for dark matter?

25 April 2012 - Scientific American
Gamma Ray Bursts Found Innocent In Ray Case

24 April 2012 - Discover Magazine
The Particle At the End of the Universe

24 April 2012 - Phys.Org
Cosmic-ray mystery deepens at South Pole

24 April 2012 - EurekAlert
World's largest digital camera project passes critical milestone

24 April 2012 -
Gamma rays hint at dark matter

23 April 2012 - Phys.Org
Quantum physics mimics spooky action into the past

23 April 2012 - Physics
Viewpoint: Rethinking the Neutrino

22 April 2012 - Science News
Dark matter search turns up empty


ILC Newsline

26 April 2012

  • Impressions from Daegu, Korea
  • Test facility at KEK becomes an accelerator
  • On roadmaps and signposts
CERN Bulletin

30 April 2012

  • The PS Booster hits 40
  • Safety first
  • LHC Report: Ramp-up complete
  • In good hands
DESY inForm

April 2012

  • Showtime!
  • DORIS revealed a genuine van Gogh
  • 50 years at DESY
  • Cosmic suprise
CERN Courier

May 2012

  • Neutrino production moves to an industrial scale
  • Electrons for the LHC
  • How to build a p(art)icle collider
  • Light work with heavy ions


High Resolution LSST Camera Image (Courtesy: LSST Corporation)