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CERN Courier: November 2012

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 52 Issue 9


Quark Matter goes to Washington

QM2012 focuses on the physics of the quark–gluon plasma.

Deep-inelastic scattering enters the LHC era

News from the DIS 2012 workshop held earlier this year in Bonn.

SLAC at 50: honouring the past and creating the future

Founded in 1962, the home of the famous linac went on to make ground-breaking discoveries in particle physics and to evolve in the face of a changing scientific landscape.

CEBAF: a fruitful past and a promising future

Achievements and prospects at Jefferson Lab’s electron facility.

Berkeley welcomes real-time enthusiasts

RT2012 conference brings together experts from different fields.


Faces & Places

• Agnieszka Zalewska is elected president of CERN Council • Slovenian particle-physics pioneer reaches his 80th • QCD 12 and Higgs-like happiness • Ghana hosts 2nd African physics school • ATLAS virtual visits awarded best online event • LeCosPa signing • Visits • Hess and his scientific legacy


• Michael Edwards 1939–2011


• Advanced Topics in Quantum Field Theory: A Lecture Course • Supergravity • Extreme States of Matter in Strong Interaction Physics: An Introduction • From the Universe to the Elementary Particles: A First Introduction to Cosmology and the Fundamental Interactions • Books received

Viewpoint: Charting the future of European particle physics

Tatsuya Nakada considers what the updated European Strategy for Particle Physics needs to address.


• ISOTDAQ 2013