CERN Courier: December 2013
The machine that set CERN on course to the ISR and LHC.
How the CSC has been reinvigorated during the past decade.
Highlights from a centenary symposium in Rome.
Bringing physicists together in Southeast Europe.
A series of upgrades will deliver many more protons.
IHEP celebrates its 50th anniversary.
• Englert, Higgs and CERN receive the Prince of Asturias Award • Ukraine to become an associate member of CERN • APS announces winners for 2014 • IOP medals: from particles to the cosmos • Mikhail Shifman and Andrei Slavnov receive the Pomeranchuck Prize • Polish institute makes Guido Altarelli honorary professor • Fabiola Gianotti selected for UN's Scientific Advisory Board • First foreign-born IBS institute director • An umbrella symposium for the physics of multiparticle dynamics • European XFEL electron-injector installation • China’s IHEP celebrates its first 40 years • 'Israel at CERN' Industrial Exhibition inauguration • New series of summer schools starts in Oxford • Visits
• Alfredo Susini 1926–2013
• International Conference on Instrumentation for Colliding Beam Physics • 5th International Particle Accelerator Conference • Advanced Workshop on LHC Physics and Cosmology
• Festive Bookshelf • Madam Wu Chien-Shiung: The First Lady of Physics Research • Time Reborn: From the Crisis of Physics to the Future of the Universe • The Adventurous Life of Friedrich Georg Houtermans, Physicist (1903–1966) • Allegro Neutrino ou L’attrape-temps • A Palette of Particles • The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science & Forensics • Books received