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CERN Courier: September 2004

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 44 Issue 7


Digging deep in the High Tatras mountains

The latest in the DIS series of workshops looked at probing the proton to reveal more about quantum chromodynamics.

The high-intensity frontier

A high-intensity proton accelerator operating at a few giga-electron-volts would offer a wide range of opportunities for both particle and nuclear physics.

Computing at CERN: the mainframe era

Chris Jones takes a look back at the heyday of the computer mainframe through a selection of "memory bytes".

Hands across the Mediterranean

Scientists from North Africa, the Middle East and Europe came together in a meeting at CERN to discuss common projects in fields varying from particle physics to water desalination. Robert Klapisch reports.

When quarks and gluons become free

Recent results and future experiments were the topics in a workshop to look into exactly what happens as strongly interacting matter becomes deconfined.

Computing News and Features

The plague of spam today

Louis McCaul, chief of the Information and Communication Technology Service at the UN in Geneva, is interviewed by Jean Michel Jakobowicz, editor of UN Special.

Alleviating spam's effects

Emmanuel Ormancey and Alberto Pace of CERN's Internet Services Group describe some new filter options for spam.


Viewpoint: Going public: a new paradigm

For David P Anderson, project leader of SETI@home, the future of scientific computing is public.