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CERN Courier: July/August 2013

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 53 Issue 6


The Tevatron’s data continue to excite

Latest results from 10 years of proton–antiproton running.

ClearPEM clarifies breast cancer diagnosis

A dedicated PET device has its origins in detectors for the LHC.

The case for a circular e+e Higgs factory

Options for a Higgs factory include a bigger version of LEP.

From CERN to space – and back

A CERN fellow who became an astronaut talks about his life.

The return of quarkonia

LHC results cast light on heavy quark–antiquark bound states.

Beauty in Bologna

The latest news from the Beauty 2013 international conference.

Neutrino telescopes point towards exotic physics

Report from a workshop in Marseilles.


Faces & Places

• Nigel Lockyer becomes director of Fermilab • Brookhaven appoints new physics chair • Rome honours memory of Pontecorvo • Prize time at EPS-HEP 2013 • 2013 Markov prize recognizes progress in neutrino oscillations • CERN, Higgs and Englert receive Prince of Asturias award • The Royal Society elects new fellows • CAS course in Italy specializes in superconductivity • Taming the beam–beam effect • CERN launches project to restore • Berkeley honours Zumino • CERN hosts its first TEDx • Passport starts with a bang • A new timeline for ALICE • CERN hosts workshop on X-ray detectors for medicine • Visits


• Massimiliano Ferro-Luzzi 1932–2013 • Jean-Jacques Loeffel 1932–2013 • Albert (Bacco) Messiah 1921–2013 • Perihan Tolun 1934–2013


• The Particle at the End of the Universe • Materia Strana (Strange Matter) • Strong in the Rain • This is improbable: Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens and the other WTF Research • Simmetrie dell'universo: Dalla scoperta dell'antimateria a LHC • From Space to Earth: Laboratory and Marketplace


• 8th International Accelerator School for Linear Colliders