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International Journal of High-Energy Physics

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CERN Courier: January/February 2005

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 45 Issue 1


HESS provides new view of gamma-ray sky

The first results from the HESS array of Cherenkov telescopes are introducing a new era in the study of very-high-energy cosmic gamma rays, as Werner Hofmann describes.

Neutrino physics gains new levels of popularity

A few years ago, the question was whether or not neutrinos had mass; today we are asking what their exact mass is, as participants at Neutrino 2004 discovered.

ICHEP lays on a Chinese banquet of physics

The ICHEP '04 conference provided a major opportunity to review a wide range of recent progress in particle physics.

CERN, the violin and the music of the spheres

The World Year of Physics is upon us, designated Einstein Year in the UK. Brian Foster considers the complex web of connections between two of the famous scientist's main passions - music and physics.

Computing News and Features

Computing conference goes to the Swiss Alps

CHEP '04 was an opportunity to review progress in Grid technology, discuss experience gained from experiments and look to the future. John Harvey reports.

The GATE opens in nuclear medicine

The Geant4 package for Monte Carlo simulations in particle physics has found application in nuclear medicine, with the GATE toolkit. Christian Morel explains.


Viewpoint: The shock of the known

Simon Singh believes that the best way for scientists to interest the public may be to forget the unknown and amaze them with what they know.

Looking Back

CERN and high-energy physics

From the February 1962 issue