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On the table

At SiDet, parts for the first thermal and mechanical CMS high-granularity calorimeter cassette are laid out on the table. Photo: Leticia Shaddix, science, CMS

At SiDet, parts for the first thermal and mechanical CMS high-granularity calorimeter cassette are laid out on the table.

Happy birthday, CMS

On Oct. 1, 1992, a letter of intent was submitted to the LHC Experiments Committee, officially marking the formation of the CMS collaboration. A new experiment at CERN was born.