CERN Courier: January/February 2014
Physics societies provide valuable input to the planning process.
A meeting in Aix-les-Bains looked at preparations for running at the HL-LHC.
The project ends with most of its ambitious objectives fulfilled.
The first electron–positron collisions at a storage ring were observed 50 years ago.
A look back to the origins of the masterclasses in 1996.
• CERN receives UNESCO Niels Bohr Gold Medal • IEEE honours Lyn Evans with 2014 Simon Ramo Medal • Karl-Ludwig Kratz receives 2014 Hans Bethe Prize • New Horizons Prize rewards young theoreticians • Rafael Ballabriga wins IEEE NPSS award • CERN then and now • Giudice becomes member of Accademia Galileiana • University recognitions for Peter Jenni • Nuclear emulsions under scrutiny in Romania • CP-violation colleagues • The LHC comes to life • Developing high-energy physics in Madagascar • Theory and experiment study strangeness in the universe • School joins the MoEDAL collaboration • Heidelberg focuses on diffraction at the LHC • ALBA synchrotron open day • Visits
• Gustav-Adolf Voss 1929–2013 • Kenneth Wilson 1936–2013 • Bengt Lörstad 1941–2013 • James White 1953–2013
• Advanced Workshop on LHC Physics and Cosmology • 17th Montpellier International Conference on Quantum Chromodynamics
• Effective Theories in Physics: From Planetary Orbits to Elementary Particle Masses • À la recherche du boson de Higgs • Books received