CERN Courier: November 2013
A look at a design study of 1983 and subsequent progress.
A project to test proton-driven plasma wakefield acceleration.
A new laser system that could drive plasma acceleration.
Reporting on this year’s major astroparticle physics conference.
CERN opened its doors at the end of September to more than 70,000 visitors.
A meeting in Indiana reviewed tests of Lorentz and CPT symmetries.
Latest research developments in the technology of MPGDs.
• CERN MEDICIS: radioisotopes for health • Carlo Rubbia appointed senator for life • André Lagarrigue prize honours work of Haïssinski • Royal Society honours the communication work of Frank Close • The Scuola Normale Superiore: still strong after 200 years • Wolfgang Paul: inspired scientist, Nobel laureate, father figure • Advanced accelerator physics in Norway • Elsevier comes on board SCOAP
• Godfrey Harry Stafford 1920–2013 • Frederick Mills 1928–2013 • Francesco Romano 1943–2013
• Lagarrigue and the discovery of neutral currents • Progress in double beta decay?
• Reviews of Accelerator Science and Technology: Volume 5 – Applications of Superconducting Technology to Accelerators • Doing Physics: How Physicists Take Hold of the World (2nd edition)
With an international reach, CMS provides an ideal platform to communicate science through art.
• International Conference on Instrumentation for Colliding Beam Physics