CERN Courier: October 2016
Full report of highlights from ICHEP 2016.
A new facility in Nice that has its roots at CERN is about to treat its first patient.
CERN-MEDICIS will use a proton beam from ISOLDE to develop non-conventional isotopes for medical diagnostics and therapy.
Accelerator upgrades will help to meet the demand for strontium-82.
Alpha-emitters can maximise tumour-cell destruction while minimising damage to surrounding cells.
• New leader for UK fusion programme • QCD pioneer wins Prange prize • Order of Alfonso X the Wise • CERN tours more popular than ever • CERN hits the festival circuit • Vintage silicon detectors preserved • 10,000th teacher visits CERN • Strong interactions in Montpellier • Extreme QCD weighs up results • Event spotlight • Visits
• Martin Block 1925–2016 • John Madey 1943–2016 • Roberto Petronzio 1949–2016 • Yoshio Yamaguchi 1926–2016
• Half Life: The Divided Life of Bruno Pontecorvo, Physicist or Spy • Inside CERN’s Large Hadron Collider: From the Proton to the Higgs Boson • Books received
• The home of the SPS • Neutrino discovery date