Views of the Swiss Alps, Geneva from space


GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Commander Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut who has been living in space aboard the ISS (International Space Ship) as Commander of Expedition 35 has been actively tweeting photos and videos from space, including these images of the Swiss Alps and of Geneva, taken last week.  

Cern’s space station experiment adds to dark matter arguments


GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Cern’s Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) has just delivered its first measurements from the International Space Station and while they don’t provide a clear signal for dark matter in space, it appears likely they soon will be able to do so. The AMS is the first experiment of its type to measure to […]

Cern’s antimatter detector buckles up at Geneva airport

Cern, AMS, international team 2010

Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Geneva airport was more than usually busy Wednesday 25 August, even for an end of holidays period, with the hubbub surrounding Cern’s Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) being packed onto a US Air Force Galaxy transport plane. The AMS flies to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Thursday, where it will join […]