New moderators of the International Masterclasses 2024

Today marks the commencement of the 20th edition of the International Masterclasses organized by the International Particle Physics Outreach Group (IPPOG). Scheduled from today until March 27, this event holds the promise of providing a truly enriching experience for students and educators on a global scale.

Women in particle physics: stories of success

February 11th marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a significant observance designated by the United Nations to honour the invaluable contributions of women in the field of science. In this article, we embark on a special exploration dedicated to the remarkable women who have made indelible marks in the world of particle physics.

Introduction to the Standard Model

Particle Physics, a branch of science, seeks to understand the fundamental nature of the universe by analysing the particles that constitute matter and the forces that govern their interactions. At the heart of this discipline lies the Standard Model, a theoretical framework that describes elementary particles and fundamental forces.

26th IPPOG autumn meeting at CERN

Few days ago, the 26th IPPOG Meeting has been held at CERN from 27 to 30 November 2023.

Days 1-2: November 27-28 - Working Groups and Steering Groups meeting

Particle Therapy Masterclasses: the Power of Physics in Cancer Treatment

The Particle Therapy Masterclass stands as a cornerstone within the International Physics Masterclasses (flagship project of IPPOG). Coordinated by GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany, these masterclasses showcase the direct translation of fundamental research into revolutionary medical applications.