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International Journal of High-Energy Physics

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CERN Courier: May 2013

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 53 Issue 4


ALICE looks to the future

Upgrades are under way for the next 10 years of operation.

Birth of a Higgs boson

How the new particle of 2012 has this year acquired a name.

The scent of discovery: a visit to CERN in late 1982

Recollections of when CERN was abuzz with the search for the W and Z.

Finding the W and Z

Thirty years ago, CERN made history with the discoveries of the W and Z bosons. Photos and words from the archives look back to those times.

Participants and spectators at the heavy-ion fireball

How ALICE finds out how much of a heavy ion takes part in a collision.

The EMC effect still puzzles after 30 years

There is renewed interest in an old surprise.


Faces & Places

• Engineering prize honours internet and Web pioneers • Awards • Imperial College celebrates Kibble’s 80th birthday • Ceremony marks completion of ALMA telescope


• Hugh Hereward 1920–2013 • Theodoros Kalogeropoulos 1931–2012 • Paul Kienle 1931–2013 • Wiktor Peryt 1944–2013 • William (Bill) J Willis 1932–2012


• XXIX International Workshop on High Energy Physics • EPS-HEP 2013 • HEP-MAD 13


• Imaging gaseous detectors and their applications • Books Received