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The Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the LHC
The Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the LHC


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Visit CMS and the LHC with virtual reality!

Point your phone's browser to this URL and use Google Cardboard to take a trip to CERN:

Read more:

#virtualreality #GoogleCardboard

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CMS and +LHCb Experiment had a special guest this week – Hélène Langevin-Joliot, professor of nuclear physics and granddaughter of Marie Curie

More pictures here:
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Years ago, someone scribbled "There is no #Higgs!" on a whiteboard at +CERN. Well, we found it (and him) at CMS. ;)

Happy 5th anniversary of the discovery, by us and +ATLAS Experiment, of the #HiggsBoson!

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Using Hip-Hop to Engage New Audiences in Particle Physics

South London-based hip-hop artist, Consensus, writes an entire album about particle physics and creates opportunities for new, under-represented audiences to discover and appreciate the beauty of scientific research. Read more:

And here's the music video by Consensus featuring the CMS detector!

#HipHop #particlephysics #LHC #CERN

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If you’re looking for some nice images from yesterday’s #StableBeams, here you go! Downloads available at #WhatsUpLHC #LHC

Credit: Thomas McCauley (all images) and Tai Sakuma (images with detector models). Copyright: CERN, for the benefit of the CMS Collaboration
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Good morning! Here’s a beautiful animation showing a collision event from yesterday’s #LHC #StableBeams.


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Guess what's back?

We're looking forward to the #LHC's 2017 run. More #13TeV data, please! #WhatsUpLHC

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Here is, to the authors' knowledge, the first-ever physics analysis published using #opendata from CMS!

"Exposing the QCD Splitting Function with CMS Open Data":

For more information about CMS Open Data, visit
And to get your hands on the datasets and learn how to perform some simple analyses yourself, head over to

#CERNopendata cc: +CERN
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