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August 19, 2015

High-energy cosmic beams hit the Earth’s outer atmosphere, which in turn scatters these rays into a shower of particle decays. A team of CERN openlab summer students has used a recent ‘webfest’ event held at CERN to build a distributed network of simple devices to detect particle decays which are not otherwise visible to the naked eye.

April 2, 2014

Last month, CERN played host to the CineGlobe International Film Festival. The event featured a hackathon event organized by the Tribeca Film Institute, as well as music produced through data sonification.

March 12, 2014

The Citizen Cyberscience Summit was held in London, UK, last month. The event featured a host of exciting projects, from classifying galaxies and enhancing solar panels, to growing sunflowers and analyzing baby laughter.