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International Journal of High-Energy Physics

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CERN Courier: October 2003

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 43 Issue 8

Features

Faster, brighter, shorter

A proposed new facility, called LUX, will be able to combine accelerator and laser systems to study ultrafast dynamics across a wide range of sciences.

CERN and Pakistan: a personal perspective

How can a country like Pakistan benefit from working together with CERN? Ishfaq Ahmad explains.

Journey to the centre of the Earth

One of the first applications of neutrinos to science beyond particle physics could tell us about the heat produced by radioactivity in the Earth.

New light shed on strange physics

The latest generation of high-current electron accelerators in the GeV energy range is breathing new life into a variety of investigations based on the photoproduction of kaons, as Terry Mart explains.

CERN's teachers' programme celebrates its sixth year

The High School Teachers' programme at CERN celebrated the completion of its sixth session in July, with 40 teachers participating, not only from all over Europe, but also from China, Mongolia and the US.

The CERN openlab: a novel testbed for the Grid

A new model for partnership between CERN and industry is both integrating and testing emerging computer technologies for the LHC Computing Grid.

Regulars

Viewpoint: Training benefits from basic research

Basic research, such as particle physics, not only attracts much needed young people to science, it also provides valuable training, says Maurice Jacob.