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CERN Courier: April 2003

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 43 Issue 3

Features

DAFNE goes hypernuclear

A new experiment at the Frascati laboratory's φ-factory is set to investigate the strange world of the hypernucleus.

The eventful story of charmonium singlet states

The search for spin zero, odd parity states of charmonium has in the past led to strange and contrary results, but the picture is now becoming clearer.

Induction acceleration looks to the future

It was a milestone event in the history of induction accelerators when more than 55 experts assembled at KEK in October 2002 for an international workshop on Recent Progress in Induction Accelerators - RPIA2002.

Ireland invests in a scientific future

The Irish government is investing in a new initiative to encourage leading scientists and engineers to move to Ireland. William Harris, director-general of Science Foundation Ireland, explains.

The continuing challenge of quantum chromodynamics

Thirty years after quantum chromodynamics was invented, tackling its difficulties continues to fascinate a host of theorists - and often proves a necessity for unravelling the limits of the Standard Model - as the 2002 DESY Theory Workshop revealed.

Regulars

Viewpoint: Science, technology and the Third World

Abdus Salam believed that the gap between rich and poor nations is one of science and technology. His former student Riazuddin describes efforts to bridge that gap.