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International Journal of High-Energy Physics

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CERN Courier: May 2003

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 43 Issue 4

Features

CERN and Saclay: 40 years of co-operation

The Saclay research centre opened its doors in 1952, just two years before CERN was founded. For much of the time since then, the two laboratories have enjoyed a fruitful collaboration, spanning the decades from the PS to the LHC.

MACRO delivers its final word on monopoles

The MACRO experiment searched for magnetic monopoles throughout the 1990s. It found none but set stringent limits.

Hadronic interactions in Slovakia

The Hadron Structure 2002 conference covered topics ranging from spin studies to relativistic nuclear physics, as Dusan Bruncko and Jozef Urbán report.

When CERN saw the end of the alphabet

The W and Z particles were first observed at CERN 20 years ago by the UA1 and UA2 experiments. Daniel Denegri, who worked with UA1, recollects the spirit of discovery at the time.

Japanese use phonons to cool neutrons

A new technique for cooling neutrons has been pioneered in Japan and offers the promise of an intense source of ultracold neutrons.

Regulars

Viewpoint: Let the data free!

Three researchers working in the new field of astroparticle physics argue the case for making the data from astroparticle experiments public.