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CERN Courier: December 2012

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 52 Issue 10


One CP-violating phase, three beautiful results

Three experiments converge in their quest to measure γ.

ENLIGHT: catalysing hadron therapy in Europe

As a pioneering multidisciplinary network celebrates its 10th anniversary, some of the founders recall how it all started.

The three lives of DORIS: from charm quarks to cell biology

DESY’s pioneering and productive ring retires.

Accelerators, light sources and all that jazz

A report from IPAC’12 held in New Orleans.


Faces & Places

• Chi-Chang Kao takes the reins at SLAC • Stöcker begins second term at GSI • Visit • Italy honours CERN and INFN researchers • APS rewards searches for dark matter and more • Myers receives UK engineering fellowship • Kibble • HESS II is officially inaugurated • Particle physics at the Frankfurt Book Fair • Changing places: Collide@CERN’s artists in residence • Uppsala


• ISOTDAQ 2013 • 2013 Toohig Fellowships in Accelerator Science at the LHC


Festive Bookshelf: • Higgs: The Invention and Discovery of the ‘God Particle’ • Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space! • The 4% Universe. Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Race to Discover the Rest of Reality. • About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks, How the Cosmos Shapes Our Lives – And How We Shape the Cosmos • Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science • Books received

Inside Story: Maurice Lévy and his impact on science

Maurice Lévy, who was 90 in September, has had a long and influential career in science, in particular in France.

Inside Story: C S Wu – First Lady of physics research

Chien-Shiung Wu is the subject of a new biography that marks her centenary. The author talks about how the book came about.