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CERN Courier: December 2011

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 51 Issue 10


IPAC’11 brings the world to San Sebastián

A report from the 2nd International Particle Accelerator Conference.

Strangeness and heavy flavours in Krakow

The latest news on strangeness in heavy-ion collisions.

Two years of LHC physics: ATLAS takes stock

A review from the first papers to recent results.

Zehui He: following a different road

The life and times of a pioneering Chinese physicist.

ARIS 2011 charts the nuclear landscape

The first meeting in a new conference series.

Hadron therapy: collaborating for the future

The challenge of delivering cost-effective, high-precision treatment.

NA61/SHINE: more precision for neutrino beams

A CERN experiment brings together heavy-ion and neutrino experts.


Faces and Places

The Tevatron shuts down for the last time • Ferroni takes the reins at INFN • Womersley takes over at STFC • CAS spreads the word on accelerators • Prizes galore: from the Standard Model to the FEL • Particle physics is a hit in Hanover • EPIC days in Bari • Visits • Quantum field theory meets collider physics on the Black Sea • Particle and nuclear physics convene at MIT • Steinberger at 90 • Letwyler and Gershtein receive Pomeranchuk Prize


The Beautiful Invisible: Creativity, Imagination, and Theoretical Physics • LHC • Constructing Reality: Quantum Theory and Particle Physics • Knocking on Heaven’s Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World • Cosmic Numbers: The Numbers That Define Our Universe • L’Energia del Vuoto (Vacuum’s Energy) • The Fear Index • The Joy of English: 100 illuminating conversations about the English language • Books received

Viewpoint: Trends in isotope discovery

Michael Thoennessen did not realize where documenting the discovery of isotopes would lead.


Targeting the proton