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CERN Courier: September 2005

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 45 Issue 7


George Placzek - an unsung hero of physics

Jan Fischer describes the life and work of the Czech physicist, born in 1905, who made important contributions to nuclear physics in the 1930s-1940s.

Conference brings Einstein to Tennessee

This year's major accelerator conference covered impressive progress in the field, and featured events celebrating the World Year of Physics. Norbert Holtkamp reports.

Slow antiprotons galore

A workshop in Japan in the spring looked at how to make and use beams of ultra-slow antiprotons over a wide range of physics.

Antiproton physics takes another big LEAP forward

The latest in the Low Energy Antiproton Physics series of conferences in Bonn showed that this field of research is increasingly vibrant and exciting, as Walter Oelert describes.

Berkeley plans CIRCE to fill the terahertz gap

A machine has been proposed at Berkeley that would provide radiation at terahertz frequencies, a valuable source for research.


Viewpoint: Collaboration without borders

Barry Barish asks how the particle-physics community can continue to foster its hallmark of fruitful international collaboration.

Looking Back

Instrumentation for the future

From the September 1962 issue