EIROforum Press Releases
Scientists develop new technique for understanding quantum effects in water
Use of oxygen isotope substitution will lead to more accurate structural modelling of oxide materials found in everything from biological processes to electronic devices
29 September 2011 - CERN
CERN sets course for extra-low-energy antiprotons
The kick-off meeting for ELENA, the Extra Low Energy Antiproton Ring, starts today at CERN.
28 September 2011 - ESO
Feast your Eyes on the Fried Egg Nebula
ESO's VLT spots a rare treat
23 September - CERN
OPERA experiment reports anomaly in flight time of neutrinos from CERN to Gran Sasso
The OPERA experiment, which observes a neutrino beam from CERN 730 km away at Italy’s INFN Gran Sasso Laboratory, will present new results in a seminar at CERN this afternoon at 16:00 CEST.
21 September 2011 - ESO
An Angry Bird in the Sky
New ESO image of the Lambda Centauri Nebula
19 September 2011 - ILL
New source of super-chilled neutrons provides tools for understanding fundamental physics concepts
Research into fundamental constants of nature and the search for new particles will benefit from new production method for ultra-cold neutrons
16 September 2011 - CERN
Israel to become Associate Member State of CERN
CERN Director General Rolf Heuer and Israeli Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, H.E. Mr. Aharon Leshno-Yaar today signed a document admitting Israel to CERN Associate Membership, subject to ratification by the Knesset.
14 September 2011 - EMBL
Five countries and EMBL sign Memorandum of Understanding to make ELIXIR a reality
Tive countries plus the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to catalyse the implementation and construction of ELIXIR, Europe’s emerging research infrastructure for life-science information.
12 September 2011 - ESO
Fifty New Exoplanets Discovered by HARPS
Astronomers using ESO’s world-leading exoplanet hunter HARPS have today announced a rich haul of more than 50 new exoplanets, including 16 super-Earths, one of which orbits at the edge of the habitable zone of its star.
8 September 2011 - ILL
Neutron scattering confirms DNA is as stretchy as nylon
Neutron scientists at the ILL have measured how fast sound travels along DNA to determine its ‘stiffness’
8 September 2011 - ESRF
Human brain evolution, new insight through X-rays
A paper published today in Science reveals the highest resolution and most accurate X-ray scan ever made of the brain case of an early human ancestor.
7 September 2011 - ESO
Young Stars Take a Turn in the Spotlight
ESO’s New Technology Telescope (NTT) has captured a striking image of the open cluster NGC 2100. This brilliant star cluster is around 15 million years old, and located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a nearby satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. The cluster is surrounded by glowing gas from the nearby Tarantula Nebula.
5 September 2011 - EFDA-Jet
World's largest fusion experiment back in operation
After an 18-month shutdown to upgrade the machine and four months of commissioning, the Joint European Torus (JET), the world’s largest magnetic fusion device, is ready to start new experiments.
2 September 2011 - ESRF
Scientists observe smallest atomic displacements ever
A breakthrough in understanding materials for next-generation electronic devices
2 September 2011 - CERN
CERN announces the Collide@CERN artists' residency programme
A new kind of collision will soon be taking place at the CERN’s Geneva laboratory. The Collide@CERN artists’ residency programme means that, as well as colliding particles, CERN will be bringing scientific and artistic creativity into contact.
EIROforum Press Releases
ESO, 15 May 2013
Orion's Hidden Fiery Ribbon
This dramatic new image of cosmic clouds in the constellation of Orion reveals what seems to be a fiery ribbon in the sky
EMBL, 14 May 2013
But what does it do?
Most complete database to date of human phosphatases and their substrates