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CERN Courier: October 2004

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 44 Issue 8

Features

The discovery of the weak neutral currents

Dieter Haidt, from the Gargamelle collaboration, describes how the team's major triumph came about and was eventually accepted.

Calling long distance: Geneva to Italy

The CERN Neutrinos to Gran Sasso (CNGS) project is set to deliver its first neutrinos in spring 2006. A key element is the vast decay tube.

Looking at the stars from a well

Observing what goes on in the heart of stars from deep below ground is an effective tool for understanding stellar interiors and the primordial universe, as Gianni Fiorentini and Alessandro Pascolini explain.

Postcards from CERN: 50 years through a lens

Over the years CERN’s photographers have provided an important record of the laboratory’s development. This selection provides a glimpse of CERN’s history through their eyes.

The NSS/MIC conference: a global meeting place

The IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference provides a unique - and increasingly popular - annual event for scientists and engineers to come together to review progress in detection and instrumentation techniques.

A machine for learning

Ilan Ben-Zvi describes Brookhaven's facility for long-term R&D in advanced accelerator physics, which he directed until recently.

The new transversity council of Trento

A recent workshop on new developments in nucleon spin structure, held at the ECT* in Trento, revived memories of the famous Council of Trento of 1530.

Regulars

Viewpoint: Origins: the early days of CERN

François de Rose recalls the first discussions that ultimately led to the birth of CERN.

Looking Back