CERN Courier: September 2006
After many years of tests, the ANTARES neutrino detector deployed in the Mediterranean Sea is using its first full detector line to register the tracks of cosmic-ray muons.
The latest international symposium on nuclear astrophysics showed that the field is rapidly evolving, with new observations from astronomy and nuclear physics.
On 14 July in Lisbon, CERN Council adopted a strategy for particle physics in Europe, which will enable the community to participate fully in an increasingly global adventure.
Peter Rosen looks back at the man who brought his deft chemical touch to the study of neutrinos, and created one of the iconic experiments of the 20th century.
Harold Shapiro reviews the work of the committee that he chaired to recommend priorities for US particle physics during the next 15 years.
More than 80 physicists from all over the world met in January in the ancient Portuguese town of Coimbra to take part in the International Workshop on Top Quark Physics, TOP2006.
Computing News and Features
Michael Grønager sums up the many Grid projects that are taking place in the Nordic countries, which are helping to extend the network of the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid.
Ben Segal gives some background to the Africa@home project.
From the September 1963 issue