CERN Courier: April 2017
NNLO calculations keep pace with precision of LHC experiments.
Detectors will probe the quartic couplings of electroweak bosons.
Heavy-ion physics could be about to enter a new paradigm.
Half a century after the quark model was devised, a number of hadrons appear to challenge its axioms. But are they truly exotic?
• New director for Jefferson Lab • Rüdiger Voss next president of EPS • Neutrino trio wins 2016 Pontecorvo Prize • EPS announces accelerator prizes • AAAS honours Kurt Gottfried • Julius Wess Award for detector work • Highlights from Quark Matter 2017 • Slush brings scientists and entrepreneurs closer • Antwerp workshop sets reference • Celebrating a decade of high-end computer algebra • Visits
• Ned Goldwasser 1919–2016 • Hans Jürgen Hilke 1938–2016 • Jean Yoccoz 1925–2016
• Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World • The Many Faces of Maxwell, Dirac and Einstein Equations: A Clifford Bundle Approach (2nd edition) • Books received