LHC will start accelerating lead ions on November 7th and continue until the winter shut-down. Proton-lead collisions will be delivered first at 5 TeV and then at 8 TeV of energy per colliding nucleon pair.
The XIIth edition of the conference “Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum” was held in Thessaloniki, Greece, from the 29th of August to the 3rd of September 2016.
On Friday 30 September CERN ran its 7th edition of the European Researchers' Night, event dedicated to popular science. ALICE took part in the event with a series of direct live connections and a webcast.