CERN Courier: September 2000
A new generation of X-ray observatories is under way to study the hottest parts of the observable universe. Among them the European Space Agency's X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission (XMM - now named XMM-Newton) will play a key role.
According to our increasing understanding of quark physics, more kinds of particle should exist than are currently known. New experiments at the Jefferson Laboratory are setting out to search for these particles.
The recent European Particle Accelerator Conference in Vienna underlined how far and wide particle accelerators have infiltrated into science and technology. Colin Johnson reports.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Wolfgang Pauli, who was born in Vienna on 25 April 1900 and died in Zürich on 15 December 1958. Maurice Jacob describes several events that have been arranged to mark the Pauli centenary.
The Archimedes Palimpsest has re-appeared.