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International Journal of High-Energy Physics

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CERN Courier: May 2017

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 57 Issue 4


Euclid to pinpoint nature of dark energy

Due for launch in 2020, ESA’s Euclid probe will track galaxies and large areas of sky to find the cause of the cosmic acceleration.

How dark matter became a particle

Over time, an increasing number of particle physicists became interested in the problem of dark matter, partly driven by new scientific results but also by sociological changes.

Physics at its limits

A 100 km-circumference collider would address many of the outstanding questions in modern particle physics.

Doubting darkness

An interview with Erik Verlinde, who argues that dark matter is an illusion caused by an incomplete understanding of gravity.


Faces & Places

• André Lagarrigue Prize 2016 • CERN communications make the grade • Hidden Figures premiered • A wealth of new results at Moriond • Madagascar event marks 15 years • Celebrating 90 years of quantum mechanics • Physics at the intensity frontier • CLIC looks to the future • RuPAC16 demonstrates international outlook • Visits


• Ludwig Faddeev 1934–2017 • Victor Kryshkin 1939–2017 • Heinrich Leutz 1928–2017


• Challenges and Goals for Accelerators in the XXI Century • Big Data: Storage, Sharing, and Security • Books received